CPD Hours : 3
This session aims to discuss common eye disorders seen in primary care.
- Develop a structured approach to assessing eye disorders in primary care.
- Be able to recognize the symptoms and signs of the following causes of chronic visual loss: Cataract, Chronic open angle glaucoma, Age related macular degeneration
- Assess the most common causes of red eye and eye irritation presenting to primary care and be able to form a differential diagnosis: Conjunctivitis – viral, bacterial, allergic, Blepharitis, Chalazion/ hordeolum, Dry eye, Subconjunctival haemorrhage
- Understand the ocular effects of some systemic medications: topiramate, ethambutol, hydroxychloroquine, prednisone, sildenafil, tamsulosin
Who Should Attend
Healthcare professionals working in advanced roles in primary care and general practice
It is recommended that participants have a minimum of 2 years post qualifying experience and have a working knowledge of the anatomy of the eye and how to examine the eye.
- Work booklet
- Audio presentation
Lecturer:Jeshni Amblum-Almér, ANP and Course Director
Physical Examination Skills Workshop
Neurological Examination Workshop