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Brain Tumours in an Eye Exam - Common Signs & Symptoms
Nearly 12,000 people in the UK will be diagnosed with a brain tumour each year - that’s 31 per day. Approximately 30% of people with brain tumours report visual disturbances. This article is part one of a two part series by the Brain Tumour Charity discussing the top 10 signs and symptoms of a brain tumour that could be detected in an eye examination.
I've already said this...The continuing importance of communication
This article discusses the importance of communication in clinical practice, the impact of remote consultation and PPE on communication, and methods for improving communication with patients.
Understanding the tear film and supplementation
This article will cover the structure and function of the tear film, the changes that occur in dry eye disease, and assessment of the tear film. The properties and formulations of eye drops, and how they act upon the different layers of the tear film will also be discussed.
Prescribing prisms in optometric practice
A user-friendly guide
Optometrists often report anxiety when they encounter a patient wearing prisms or who asks whether a prismatic correction would help their symptoms. This article attempts to de-mystify this area of optometric practice.
Prevention is better than cure
This article will cover the prevalence of Acanthamoeba Keratitis, its aetiology, diagnosis and treatment. The main focus will be on prevention by patient education, and on early detection and referral.
OCT: Everyday Cases From Practice
Test your OCT skills and improve your understanding with these OCT cases from practice.
Independent Prescribing by Optometrists in a Hospital Setting
The article reviews how Independent Prescribing Optometrists work in a hospital setting, and discusses the management of various ocular conditions.
Getting on the right tract with uveitis
This course we will consider anterior uveitis in a systematic and logical approach.
Retinal Imaging - Case Studies
This course will present 5 patient case studies in which ultra-widefield retinal imaging has been performed. The diagnosis, management and referral protocols for each case will be discussed.
Goldmann Applanation Tonometry
The aim of this article is to offer an overview of when we should use Goldmann Applanation Tonometry, how to carry it out, and provide guidance on how to minimise inaccuracies.
What's in a frame?
This article will give an overview of the history of spectacle frames and provide guidance for frame selection, fitting and adjustments, including paediatric dispensing and high-powered lenses.
This article provides a brief review of conditions that increase the risk of retinal detachment and includes 4 case studies.
Infection control in practice
This article will discuss the danger zones for infection transmission, how to minimise the risk of transmission, and how to identify and protect vulnerable patients in practice.
Front to back
This presentation provides an overview of published literature on the role of nutritional supplementation in maintaining eye health with specific focus on dry eye disease and AMD.
Managing dry eye for the busy practitioner
This article will highlight the management options available for dry eye disease, and also look at how other treatment modalities can be incorporated into our daily practice.
This article provides an overview of ocular emergencies and their key clinical features.
Making Accurate GOS Claims
This article focuses on four different scenarios involving challenging NHS claims.
Resolving health inequalities for homeless and vulnerable people
This article discusses the barriers faced by homeless people in accessing eye care and the difference an eye examination can make to this vulnerable population.
Working safely as a locum
This article will highlight some of the practical and clinical issues locums may face and suggest solutions to mitigate them so you can practice safely and confidently.
Ensuring contact lens compliance
This article will discuss the most common non-compliance factors for contact lens wearers and the associated consequences.
Ch-Ch-changes in refraction
This article will consider how changes in refraction can indicate underlying pathology. The investigations that should be conducted to aid diagnosis will be discussed as well as management and referral procedures.
SD-OCT analysis in glaucoma screening
This article provides an overview of the latest development in OCT imaging and how it can be used to improve glaucoma diagnosis. Patient case studies are presented to demonstrate how to use the information provided by this technology and discuss common mistakes that are made when interpreting OCT results.
Free-form progressive powered lenses
Improving outcomes, reducing mistakes
This article describes the considerations that need to be made when dispensing free-form progressive powered lenses and how to reduce non-tolerance in practice.
Seeing beyond the eyes
This article discusses the non-medical referrals that eye care practitioners should make to ensure low vision patients receive appropriate support to maintain their independence and well-being.
Managing Myopia in Practice
This presentation highlights the prevalence of myopia and its association with ocular conditions. The lecture draws upon the most recent research to discuss myopia management strategies, including multifocal lenses and orthokeratology.
Build your confidence with multifocal contact lenses
As a result of continuing advances in contact lens materials and optical design, multifocal prescribing has increased in recent years. In 2016, multifocal contact lenses accounted for 26% of all new soft lens fits, but that's still well below the opportunity presented by this large group of potential contact lens wearers.
Anterior segment tumours
This article will review the prevalence, aetiology, clinical features and treatment of the most common forms of anterior segment ocular tumours.
A guide to low vision in practice
This article discusses the prevalence of low vision in the UK and provides guidance on assessing low vision patients. In addition, the various visual aids that can be dispensed, including traditional magnifiers and modern options are discussed.
What's new in glaucoma?
This lecture will consider the latest developments in glaucoma clinics, including diagnostic technology and treatment options.
Looking at diabetes and the eye
This article covers the physiological effects of diabetes to explain diabetic eye disease and how to identify it.
Dry Eye Disease: A Growing Epidemic
This lecture will provide an overview of the growing prevalence of dry eye disease.
First Things First
Overcoming Communication Barriers
This article will review the communication barriers that exist during the early stages of a consultation and discuss alternative strategies for overcoming these.
Contact Lens Verification and Identification
This article covers the methods and instrumentation required to identify and verify contact lenses.
Meeting the needs of our presbyopic patients
This article will provide an introduction to presbyopia and discuss management options, including spectacle, contact lens and surgical correction.
Lenses and Harmful Light Protection
This article will provide an overview of harmful light, including sources of exposure and the effects on the eye. In addition, the different types of protective lenses that are available, and how these are manufactured will be discussed.
To Refer or Not to Refer?
This lecture will explore best practice working partnerships between optometrists and ophthalmologists for better patient care and outcomes.
Is small incision lenticular extraction really something to SMILE about?
This article will cover the history of modern refractive surgery and describe the SMILE procedure.
Considerations in Cataract Referral and Aftercare
This lecture will cover risk factors for complication following cataract surgery, identification of complications and appropriate management approaches. In addition, modern phacoemulsification surgery is outlined and different types of IOL are compared.
Getting On the Right Tract with Uveitis
This course will review 4 patient cases with presenting with different types of anterior uveitis. For each case, symptoms, diagnosis, referral and management will be discussed.
Glaucoma: Diagnosis, Referral Guidance and Management
This article will review the revised NICE guidance for referral and management of glaucoma patients.
Pigmented Lesions and Tumours
This course reviews the prevalence, aetiology, differential diagnosis and treatment of the most common pigmented fundus lesions and ocular tumours.
Cataract and the NICE Guidelines
In October 2017, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence published new guidance on the management of cataracts in adults.
What makes us fit to practise?
This article reviews the GOC’s fitness to practise process, including up to date statistics, cases and FTP committee decisions.
Contemporary Management of Diabetic Retinopathy
A summary of Diabetic Retinopathy, the factors that contribute to it and the management options available and the underpinning scientific knowledge.
How to Interpret OCT Images: Common Case Histories
This course will discuss the key features of common ocular pathologies to help optometrists make an accurate diagnosis using OCT imaging.
The Truth about Blue Light
As seen in the December 2017 issue of etCETera. Click "Start CET" and then login or register to access this CET.
New Treatments for Dry AMD
This lecture will provide some background into age-related macular degeneration (AMD), discuss how the AMD-risk associated mutations affect our immune system and talk about new therapies currently being developed.
A Review of Contact Lens Fitting and Aftercare
This interactive CET course reviews contact lens fitting and aftercare while also examines some of the more common issues affecting contact lens wear.
Getting the most from your slit lamp
This interactive CET course covers the set up and use of a slit lamp through demonstration and discussion.
Bringing Multimodality Imaging to Life
OCT brought to life with OCT LIVE filmed at Eyecare 2017.
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Free Webinar Series
We know that many optometrists and dispensing opticians are currently experiencing significant changes to their working patterns and here at CETpoints.com we want to continue to support you the best way we can.
FREE online webinars
Our series of monthly FREE CET webinars can earn you 1 interactive CET point for each webinar you participate in. Join us each month for some for new, clinically-relevant content brought to you in partnership with some of the leading names in the optical industry.
This is in addition to monthly online Peer Review sessions and our extensive library of more than 120 hours of distance learning covering every CET competency for Optometrists, Dispensing Opticians, Contact Lens Opticians and Therapeutic prescribers, available 24 hours a day.
We would like to acknowledge the following companies for helping us to make these webinars available to you for free:
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Online Peer Review Series 2021
Here at CETpoints.com we are doing everything we can to support you through the COVID-19 lockdowns and beyond.
Join peer review sessions from your own computer
There is something for everyone this year with various peer reviews approved for optometrists, dispensing opticians, therapeutic prescribers and contact lens opticians. Each session is worth 3 interactive CET points and meets the Peer Review GOC requirement. They will be delivered via Zoom video conference software and you will receive joining instructions via email approximately a week before your chosen session.
If you have paid for an annual subscription to CETpoints.com you can join any of the Peer Review sessions for free. Simply contact our support team to get your unique discount code. Alternatively, you can pay for each session individually.
Book your place now using the booking options below or sign up for an annual subscription to get free access to all the peer review sessions and more than 120 hours of on-demand CET covering all competencies for all GOC registrants.
There are only 10 places per Peer Review session so be quick to avoid disappointment!
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18 December 2020
CET Completion in 2020
All completions we receive before noon on Thursday 31 December 2020 will be included in our final upload to the GOC later that day and will count towards the 2020 total.
04 November 2020
Who can claim CET points through CETpoints.com?
Is CETpoints.com for me? All the courses on CETpoints.com are intended to support the continuous professional development of optometrists and dispensing opticians.
16 September 2020
Claiming CPD credits in Ireland via CORU
Find out how to claim CPD points in Ireland via CETpoints.com
15 November 2018
GOC announce new 3-year CET cycle
The GOC to switch back to a three-year CET cycle from 2019
14 August 2018
AI beats optometrists
Forget being beaten by AI at chess or go, AI can now do your job better than you
18 June 2018
Searching for content
Did you know you can search for content by competency, keyword or profession type?
20 July 2017
Giving Free Advice
We often get asked for our optical opinion. But when does an opinion count s advice. And is there ever any come back?
23 May 2017
When will I get my CET points?
How quickly will you receive CET points when you complete CET with CETpoints.com?