Ophthalmology 101 Series

Ophthalmology 101 Series

Event Details

6 x 1.5 hour sessions delivered throughout 2016

Please note: when registering for this event you are registering to attend all six sessions. In order to receive Category 1 CPD points, you must attend all sessions of the Ophthalmology 101 Series. For those participants who cannot attend all sessions, Category 2 points will apply.

Rural Health West, in partnership with Lions Outback Vision, is pleased to invite regional general practitioners and optometrists to the Ophthalmology 101 Series. This Active Learning Module (ALM) delivered over six sessions is free to attend. Facilitated by renowned ophthalmologist Associate Professor Angus Turner, the series will allow general practitioners to expand their knowledge of eye health, eye conditions and tele-ophthalmology.

Sessions (6 x 1.5 hour sessions)
31 March 2016  Introduction to course/Telehealth
27 April 2016  Red eye
2 June 2016  Sudden vision loss
21 July 2016  Paediatrics and neurological eye conditions
15 September 2016   Chronic eye conditions
 10 November 2016  Interactive session

Eligibility: General practitioner, registrar, optometrist and medical students. Priority is given to those working in the local region. 

Length: 6 x 1.5 sessions, 5.30pm - 7.00pm

Cost: Free of charge

Accreditation: This workshop is accredited with RACGP and ACRRM for continuing professional development points and is approved for the Rural Procedural Grants Program. Please contact your relevant college before attending training if you wish to apply for the grant. 

Workshops Cancellation/Refund Policy: Cancellations received four weeks prior to the workshop will receive a full refund of workshop fee. Cancellations received fourteen (14) days prior will receive a 50 per cent refund. Refunds for cancellations received with less than fourteen (14) days notice will be considered on an individual case basis.

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