CPD Hours : 3

Aims

This session aims to discuss common eye disorders seen in primary care.

Objectives

  • 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

Pre-Requisites

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.

Session includes

  • Work booklet
  • Audio presentation
  • Quiz

Lecturer:Jeshni Amblum-Almér, ANP and Course Director

Recommended Courses

Minor Illness

Physical Examination Skills Workshop

Neurological Examination Workshop

Attached file

File size: 938 kb

1
Eye Disorders Multimedia Presentation Part 1
25
2
Eye Disorders Multimedia Presentation Part 2
30
3
Eye Disorders Multimedia Presentation Part 3
40
4
Eye Disorders MCQ
5 questions
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