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This is the fourth in a series of interactive CET exercises based upon the recent series of articles by Dr Nizar Hirji concerning the legal requirements of eye care practitioners (C-61613, one interactive CET point suitable for optometrists, dispensing opticians, contact lens opticians and therapeutic optometrists)
Optical appliances Standards of practice Optical appliances Standards of practice Optometrists Dispensing optician Interactive
In the last in a three-part series, Colin Davidson explains what to do with a range of painful red eye conditions and offers top tips for managing red eyes in practice (C61807, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, dispensing opticians, contact lens opticians and therapeutic optometrists)
Ocular examination Standards of practice Ocular disease Standards of practice Ocular abnormalities Standards of practice Knowledge Contact lens Optometrists Dispensing optician Therapeutic optician
In the second in this three-part CET series looking at implantable contact lenses, Mr Sheraz Daya compares phakic lenses with refractive lens exchange, looking at the benefits and potential complications of both procedures, while explaining the differences between the lens-based procedures, as well as which procedure fits which type of patient (C61746, suitable for one distance learning CET point for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
Communication Standards of practice Communication Standards of practice Optometrists Dispensing optician

RGP Refresher Part 2

Closing Date: 30/11/2018

Continuing our refresher course in RGP lens fitting, Andy Franklin discusses handling of lenses and the assessment of the fit (C61770, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and contact lens opticians)
Contact lenses Contact lenses Contact lens Optometrists
In the second in a three-part series, Colin Davidson explains what to do with a range of painful red eye conditions and offers top tips for managing red eyes in practice (C61601, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, dispensing opticians, contact lens opticians and therapeutic optometrists)
Ocular examination Standards of practice Ocular disease Standards of practice Ocular abnormalities Standards of practice Knowledge Contact lens Optometrists Dispensing optician Therapeutic optician
Following on from the first interactive exercise earlier this year concerning low vision practice, Bill Harvey introduces a new online interactive exercise aimed at understanding what services are available in your locality for those with a visual impairment (C-61452, one interactive CET point for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
Standards of practice Low vision Standards of practice Optometrists Dispensing optician Interactive

Cycloplegic refraction

Closing Date: 16/11/2018

Sosena Tang reviews the mechanisms behind accommodation and how it affects refraction, the availability of cycloplegic drugs for optometrists and how and when to use them, and follows up with examples of prescribing from the results of a cycloplegic refraction. (C61461, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
Assessment of visual function Binocular vision Refractive management Optometrists Dispensing optician
In the first in a three-part series, Colin Davidson explains what to do with a painless red eye and offers top tips for managing red eyes in practice (C61401, suitable for optometrists, dispensing opticians and therapeutic optometrists.
Ocular disease Standards of practice Ocular abnormalities Standards of practice Knowledge Optometrists Dispensing optician Therapeutic optician
In the first in a three-part series, Colin Davidson explains what to do with a painless red eye and offers top tips for managing red eyes in practice (C61547 suitable for contact lens opticians)
Ocular examination Standards of practice Contact lens

Dyes and stains: Part 3 Fluroescein

Closing Date: 19/11/2018

Bill Harvey continues our series on dyes and stains used in eye care with a look at fluorescein and its use in clinical practice (C-61353)
Ocular examination Ocular examination Contact lens Optometrists
In the first of two articles looking at domiciliary eye care, Catherine Viner discusses the professional, legal and ethical considerations (C61401, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
Standards of practice Standards of practice Optometrists Dispensing optician