Referral Urgency of Common Eye Conditions
Optometrists frequently encounter pathology that requires ophthalmological referral. Timely and appropriate referral to the hospital eye service improves patient care and enhances the relationship between all eye care heath professionals. This lecture reviews the common ophthalmic conditions seen by optometrists and how they should be managed or referred to an ophthalmologist in an appropriate time frame. The conditions covered include, eyelid lumps and bumps, cataract, glaucoma, red eye, vascular conditions and pigmented retinal lesions.
CET Points: 1
CETpoints.com credits: 1
Expiry Date: 31/12/2020
Also accepted by
Education, Education, Education: when to refer
Eyecare practitioners frequently encounter pathology that requires onward referral either to a colleague or an ophthalmologist.
Dementia: understanding the needs of patients in a clinical setting
This session explores the particular difficulties that people with dementia have with their vision.