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Pharmacovigilance 2

Closing Date: 22/10/2021

In the second of two articles offering an overview of pharmacovigilance and its relevance to eye care practice, Dr Doina Gherghel focuses on the essential role of clinical trials in establishing the evidence base to support the evolution of practice strategy (C79112, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and therapeutic optometrists)
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Eye injury remains a significant cause of monocular visual impairment and blindness in monocular patients. This is the second of two articles in which Peter Black and Tina Arbon Black explore personal eye protection and prescription safety spectacles. (C79053, suitable as one distance learning CET point for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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The person behind the contact lens

Closing Date: 08/10/2021

In an article based heavily on his BCLA presidential address broadcast last week, newly appointed BCLA president Neil Retallic takes a holistic approach to eye care and considers how this can influence the successful wear of contact lenses (C79063, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
Communication Contact lenses Standards of practice Communication Ocular disease Standards of practice Communication Ocular abnormalities Standards of practice
In the second of a two-part discussion of the various ways of assessing vision and visual acuity, Professor David Thomson focuses upon the measurement of near acuity and then focuses on some newer developments in the way vision may be assessed that make use of the latest technology (C78990, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
Assessment of visual function Refractive management
In the second of two articles looking at the role that multifocal contact lenses can play in the correction of presbyopia, Professor Kathy Dumbleton, Dr Debbie Laughton and Dr Jennifer Palombi discuss prescribing trends, recommendations for prescribing, supplemental fitting tools and patient satisfaction (C78925, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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Bill Harvey introduces the second VRICS CET exercise based around the Essential Contact Lenses series that concluded earlier this year (C78947, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and contact lens opticians)
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Archive

Professor John Wild continues his overview of the assessment of patients with primary open-angle glaucoma. CET module C38311 suitable for optometrists and therapeutic optometrists
Ocular disease Ocular examination Options
In this latest interactive CET module, David Cartwright looks at issues surrounding the fitting and supply of contact lenses
Standards of practice Standards of practice Interactive
In first of three articles under the heading of anisometropia, Andrew Keirl discusses spectacle magnification and aniseikonia. CET module C38274 suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians
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Dr Rohit Narayan considers the latest techniques used to assess tears in practice and enable specific management. Module C37982, one distance learning point for optometrists, CLOs and IP optometrists
Ocular examination Ocular disease Ocular examination Options
Louise Stainer and Salman Mirza discuss the aetiology, signs, symptoms and referral of a range of inherited or acquired macular diseases that may present in practice. Module C38122, one distance learning point for optometrists only
Ocular disease
Ben Brewer looks at the published evidence that allows us to reassure those patients worried that correction of myopia makes the condition worse. CET module C37970, one distance learning point for dispensing opticians only
Communication Paediatric dispensing Refractive management
In the second of two articles penned under the heading of complex dispensing, Andrew Keirl discusses field of view, near vision effectivity error, dispensing for astigmatism and a selection of interesting freeform lenses. CET module C37954 suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians
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In the first of two articles offering an update on the detection and assessment of structural and functional abnormality in primary open-angle glaucoma, Professor John Wild focuses on the use of OCT. CET module C37953 suitable for optometrists
Ocular disease Ocular examination
Professor Etty Bitton and Samantha Kronish discuss the nature of anterior blepharitis and its aetiology. Module C37770
Ocular examination Ocular disease Ocular abnormalities
Now you have successfully completed the questions, we need you to undertake the interactive task to earn your CET point
Assessment of visual function Binocular vision Standards of practice Standards of practice Refractive management Interactive
When is it appropriate to use occlusion on a child? What is your practice's policy towards occlusion?
Assessment of visual function Binocular vision Standards of practice Standards of practice Refractive management Interactive
This interactive CET module draws upon four articles on paediatric examination
Assessment of visual function Binocular vision Standards of practice Standards of practice Refractive management Interactive
Dr Douglas Clarkson reviews the published literature relating to visual interventions with people identified as being on the autistic spectrum. CET Module C37672, one distance learning CET point for optometrists and DOs
Communication Ocular disease Communication Ocular abnormalities
Tina Patel completes her review of near addition by discussing methods of prescribing other than that based on date of birth. Module C37276, one distance learning point for optometrists and dispensing opticians
Assessment of visual function Refractive management
Louise Stainer and Salman Mirza discuss the various management options currently available for age-related macular degeneration in this CET exercise
Ocular disease Ocular abnormalities
Andrew Keirl continues his series on spectacle dispensing with a brief review of coatings and surface treatments for spectacle lenses CET Module C36173
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