ACO Continuing Professional Development – Courses

Generally conducted on weekends at ACO Carlton, these 3.5 hour courses provide the opportunity for optometrists to receive up-to-date information on the various topics offered.  Optional assessments are offered online for further CPD points.
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2019 Course Calendar           

Date 

Course

Presented by CPD Points Aus CD Points NZ

Pricing

Saturday 18 May 2019

9.30am - 1.00pm

THERAPEUTICS WEEKEND

 

Inflammations of the Anterior Segment (T)

 

The anterior eye inflammations will be the focus of attention on Saturday morning. During the first session, the
diagnosis and medical management of conjunctivitis and keratitis will be explored. The second session will be devoted
to the diagnosis and medical treatment of episcleritis, scleritis and anterior uveitis

 

Registration Application

Dr Georgia Cleary

Dr Graham Wilson

6T CPD points (attendance)

3T CPD points (optional assessment)

 3.00CD

Member price   

Full Weekend  $693

Full Saturday $425

SUN AM only $329

 

 

NON-member price

Full Weekend $990

Full Saturday  $710

SUN AM only $495

Saturday 18 May 2019

1.30pm - 5.00pm

THERAPEUTICS WEEKEND

 

Inflammations of the Posterior Segment (T)

 

Graham Wilson will deliver an extensive discussion on the diagnosis and management of intermediate uveitis, posterior uveitis and panuveitis and cover retinal vasculitis and the "white dot" syndromes.  Raj Pathmaraj will explore the optic neuropathies during Saturday's final session, subtle diagnostic signs that are used to differentiate between cases of papilloedema and optic neuritis and finish with a consideration of temporal arteritis.

 

Registration Application

Dr Graham Wilson and Dr Raj Pathmaraj

6T CPD points (attendance)

3T CPD points (optional assessment)

 3.00CD

Sunday 19 May 2019

9.30am - 1.00pm

 

 

THERAPEUTICS WEEKEND

 

Glaucoma - New Drugs and MIGS  (T)

 

In the sessions on glaucoma, Heathcote Wright will commence with an explanation of the relevance of intraocular hypertension in teh management of the condition; discuss various intraocular hypotensive agents and reflect upon the challenges that are associated with the treatment of normal tension glaucoma (NTG). Simon Skalicky will discuss the value of selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) and minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) in the management of glaucoma and will explain those situations when it may be necessary to resort to trabecular surgery and cyclodestructive procedures.

 

Registration Application

 

Dr Simon Skalicky

 and Dr Heathcote Wright 

6T CPD points (attendance)

3T CPD points (optional assessment)

3.00CD 
           

 

         

 

 

 

(T) Therapeutically endorsed CPD

Note. 1.  Details are accurate at time of publication but the ACO reserves the right to make changes as required.  2.  Events are subject to sufficient participation numbers.

Register

Call 03 9349 7477 with your credit card details (MasterCard and Visa only)

 
Venue Information

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Australian College of Optometry, 374 Cardigan Street, Carlton, Victoria

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ACO Continuing Professional Development Policy

The ACO CPD policy explains the terms and conditions relating to all ACO CPD, including refunds and cancellation of events more

Contact Information

For further enquiries on ACO continuing professional development, please contact the Education Division Tel: 03 9349 7477 or Email: cpd@aco.org.au

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