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Health care is under greater pressure than ever before, Neil Retallic and Sheena Shah ask the question… as eye care professionals how can we gain concurrence from our patients to follow our professional advice regarding their ocular and mental health? (C78652, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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Bill Harvey concludes his series looking at the use of digital technology in the management of low vision patients with a discussion of adaptive technology (C78660, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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In the first in a series looking at myopia and its management in children, Dr Annegret Dahlmann-Noor discusses the nature and prevalence of myopia, its risk factors and the impact it is predicted to have upon individuals and healthcare systems across Europe (C78622, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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Because of the potential to do harm, paediatric dispensing is a key skill and core competency for all dispensing opticians and optometrists – especially those that supervise others and ‘sign off’ children’s spectacles dispensing. Here Tina Arbon Black and Peter Black cover the essentials of the art, science and legalities of dispensing to children (C78587 suitable as one distance learning CET point for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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Bill Harvey introduces the first of several CET exercises that are based around the series on contact lens practice that concluded last month (C78565, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and contact lens opticians)
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The importance of confirming informed consent affects much of modern clinical practice (see page 23 of this week’s CET, for example). In the next in his series on the subject, Dr Nizar Hirji introduces a case scenario for discussion based around a patient for whom dilation is considered (C78412, one interactive distance learning point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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This month’s interactive CET is designed to encourage discussion of how best to deal with patients with a hearing impairment, both in terms of identifying a problem and in knowing what help might be available
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This month’s interactive CET is designed to encourage consideration of the published evidence for techniques hoping to slow myopic progression. Bill Harvey explains (C60318, one interactive point for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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In the seventh article in our major series about modern contact lens practice edited by Dr Rachel Hiscox, Dr Byki Huntjens offers a practical overview of the key aspects and principles associated with spherical soft contact lens fitting (C75433, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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Dr Doina Gherghel continues our series looking at the potential ocular adverse impact of a range of commonly prescribed systemic drugs with a look at those addressing diabetes, endocrine and rheumatic diseases (C75361, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and therapeutic optometrists)
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Prof Lyndon Jones, Karen Walsh, Prof Mark Willcox, Prof Philip Morgan and Prof Jason Nichols explain the key points from a new review of the evidence concerning the impact of SARS-CoV-2 upon contact lens practice (C75315, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians, dispensing opticians and therapeutic optometrists). This module is open to non-subscribers of Optician. If you have never registered for CET with Optician, you will need to go to https://cet.opticianonline.net/registration. After registering, you will then need to login using the email address and password provided during registration. Lapsed subscribers of Optician can login with the username and password previously used.
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Nick Atkins reviews the importance of hand hygiene in clinical practice (C75198, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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In this, the second in the series Fundamentals of Eye Care Practice, Peter Black and Tina Arbon Black take a timely look at infection control procedures in optical practice (C75195, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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In the latest in our series looking at new developments and advanced techniques in anterior eye management, Andrew Matheson considers intense pulsed light or IPL therapy (C75140, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and therapeutic optometrists)
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Dr Doina Gherghel begins a series looking at the potential ocular adverse impact of a range of commonly prescribed systemic drugs with a look at those addressing cardiovascular and cardiac diseases (C75070, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and therapeutic optometrists)
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In the first in a series of articles relating to the many aspects of Standards of Practice introduced by the General Optical Council for optometrists and dispensing opticians in 2016, and for optical businesses in 2019, Peter Black considers health and safety as it relates to optometric and optical practice. This series is distinct from but complements our continuing Fundamentals of Ophthalmic Dispensing series. (C75040, one distance learning CET suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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In the next in our series discussing the significance of communication and its influence upon interaction with our patients, Ian Davies focuses upon non- verbal behaviour (C 74787, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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In the sixth article in our major series about modern contact lens practice edited by Dr Rachel Hiscox, Robyn Marsden look at the selection of the most appropriate lens for a patient (C74785, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians)
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Andy Sanders takes a look at the published evidence for the impact on ocular and visual health (C74734, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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Tina Arbon Black and Peter Black explore how practices can act to prevent the need for repairs in the first place, and how, when repairs are necessary, they can be carried out efficiently and to a high standard (C74661, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians).
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Dr Doina Gherghel discusses the implications of the use of ophthalmic drugs for pregnant women (C74545, one distance learning CET point, suitable for optometrists and therapeutic optometrists)
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Continuing our series discussing the significance of communication and its influence upon interaction with our patients, Ian Davies focuses upon speech and verbal behaviour (C74543, one distance learning CET point suitable for optometrists and dispensing opticians)
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