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Leicester member event

  • CET event

Date:

6pm - 9.30pm, 17 May 2018 Add to calendar

Location:

Mercure Leicester, The Grand Hotel, 73 Granby Street
Leicester
LE1 6ES

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Overview

Your next free member CET event in the East Midlands region will take place in Leicester on Thursday 17 May 2018 from 6pm.

The evening will consist of an interactive lecture followed by a peer discussion.

Lecture: 1 interactive CET point

Peer discussion: 3 interactive CET points

Expected timings for the evening

6.00pm Registration - buffet and networking

This is an opportunity to have something to eat whilst networking with fellow attendees and exhibitors. We encourage you to arrive by 6pm to allow yourself plenty of time to park, register and have a bite to eat.                           

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6.40pm Welcome

A College representative will give you an update on the College's current activities. 

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7pm lecture by Mr Kumar

'Approach to management of uveitis in adults and children'

 

This session will address how to approach children and adults with uveitis, variations that can present clinically and how to make an appropriate diagnosis. 

It will also address various atypical presentations with clinical case presentations during the lecture to understand and identify the clinical features in practice.

The session will also provide evidence of recent treatment options available and how these should be done

Target group: Optometrist

Competencies covered: Communication, Standards of practice and Ocular disease 

Learning objectives: 

  • To understand the clinical presentation, including signs and symptoms to look for, to make an appropriate diagnosis of uveitis 
  • To identify vision threatening conditions by their clinical presentations (case presentations will be made)
  • When to refer patients with uveitis to prevent morbidity and visual 
     

Periyasamy Kumar

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8.00pm Refreshments and networking

This is an opportunity to have some tea / coffee and speak further with fellow attendees and exhibitors. 

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8.20pm Peer discussion with a filmed case

This exciting new peer discussion will include a filmed case scenario on OCT communication skills - how to get it right. You will watch the film followed by peer discussion led by a facilitator.

Learning objectives

- to be able to improve the ability to convey an expert knowledge of physiological and pathological eye condition giving factually relevant information in an informative, clear and understandable way whilst remaining empathetic and patient centred 

- to be able to listen to patients and take account of their views, preferences and concerns, responding honestly and appropriately to their questions 

- to be able to have an ability to investigate according to a patient's signs and symptoms and recognise common macular abnormalities and know when to refer. 

Competencies covered: Communication, Standards of Practice, Ocular Disease.

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Although the event is free of charge to College members, it is vital that you register in advance.

Privacy Notice

The College of Optometrists will use all personal and contact information supplied as part of this event application to process your booking and to provide you with information about the event. We will also use your email address and mobile phone number to update our membership records. The College would like to use your email and postal addresses to send you general College news and information on the College’s products and services, including our future events. You may opt out of receiving College communications at any time by contacting the College. The College uses personal information for statistical purposes and, when not anonymised, we seek consent. 

Contact the events team on +44(0)20 7766 4377 or email events@college-optometrists.org if you have any queries.

With thanks to our Silver partner:
 

 

With thanks to our exhibitor:
 

Venue and travel details

Mercure Leicester The Grand Hotel

73 Granby Street
Leicester
LE1 6ES
 

 

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