Cover your therapeutic competencies with the College

  • 22 Sep 2021

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Searching for your final therapeutic points before the end of the cycle? We've got you covered! Our collection of independent prescribing courses will enable you to clinically assess a patient, establish a diagnosis, determine the clinical management required, and prescribe where necessary - all while covering those much needed therapeutic competencies. See our table below for our online course information and direct links:

Courses/ARTICLES/events

Therapeutic 
competencies covered

CET pointS

Independent prescribing – differential diagnoses and management

  • Knowledge 
  • Options
  • Professional 
  • Safe

One non-interactive CET point       

Independent prescribing in the community

  • Options
  • Professional
  • Share decision making

One non-interactive CET point

Independent prescribing – management in clinical practice

  • Always improving
  • Knowledge
  • Options
  • Professional 
  • Safe

One non-interactive CET point

Independent prescribing – effective patient management

  • Options
  • Professional
  • Self & others
  • The healthcare system

One non-interactive CET point

Lissamine green – where have we been and where are we now?
  • Knowledge
  • Professional
  • The healthcare system
One non-interactive CET point
How new understanding of the ocular surface microbiome may affect our practice
  • Knowledge
One non-interactive CET point
The evolving role of optometrists in emergency eye care (EEC): evaluation of the EEC service at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester
  • Information
  • The healthcare system
  • Self and others
One non-interactive CET point
How can barriers to eye care be removed for adults with learning disability? A review of the evidence
  • Share decision making
One non-interactive CET point
Online therapeutics peer discussion – 7.30pm, 16 November.
  • Options
  • Professional
  • Always Improving
Three interactive CET point
Evidence-based dry-eye therapies for clinical use
  • Information
  • Options
  • Safe
One non-interactive CET point
Dry-eye disease lubricant discontinuation audit
  • Information
  • Professional
  • Safe
  • Share decision making
  • The healthcare system
One non-interactive CET point
Short-term LASIK outcomes for myopia with and without astigmatism using the MEL 90 excimer laser and VisuMax femtosecond laser
  • Knowledge
  • Professional
  • Share decision making
One non-interactive CET point
Evidence-based practice in myopia management
  • Knowledge
  • Safe
  • Share decision making
One non-interactive CET point
Make it clear with evidence-based practice
  • Always improving
  • Information
One non-interactive CET point

Still on the hunt for certain competencies? Let us know by emailing cpd@college-optometrists.org 

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