CO Continuing Professional Development – Seminar Series 2019

2 CPD points per lecture, optional assessment 1 CPD point per lecture

The ACO Seminar Series consists of 2 lectures, generally held bi-monthly on the 3rd Tuesday. Registration is free to ACO members and includes light refreshments from 6.15pm and between the lectures. (Note: members are not required to register, however for catering purposes please RSVP to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )

Beginning at 6.30pm and 7.45pm, the one hour lectures are held in the Amies Theatre at the ACO, 374 Cardigan Street, Carlton. Each lecture qualifies for 2 CPD points plus an additional 1 point for the optional assessment.

Non-members are welcome to attend the Seminar Series for a registration fee of $110 per night (inc GST) and can register by contacting This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Seminar Series Calendar 2019

Date  

 

Title

Presenter

Australia CPD

Points

(incl assessment)

NZ CE Points

Seminar Series 1:
Tuesday 19 February 2019

 

Sponsored by 

6.30pm - 7.30pm

Lecture 1 : Infections of the anterior segment (T) 

 Dr Alex Ioannidis

3T (face to  face)

2T  (online)

 1.00 CD

7.45pm - 8.45pm

Lecture 2 :  Indigenous eye care - Counting the Achievements & Responding to the Challenges 

 Mrs Anne-Marie Banfield

3 (face to  face)

2  (online)

 1.00 G

Seminar Series 2:

Tuesday 16 April 2019

Sponsored by 

 

 

 

6.30pm - 7.30pm

Lecture 1:   Therapeutic Update - Topical Steroids (T)  

 Assoc Prof James Armitage

3T (face to  face)

2T  (online)

 1.00 CD

7.45pm - 8.45pm

Lecture 2: Hereditary Dystrophies & Degenerations of the Vitreous and the Retina (T)

 Dr Elvis Ojaimi

3T (face to  face)

2T  (online)

 1.00 CD

Seminar Series 3:

Tuesday 18 June 2019

 Sponsored by

 

 

6.30pm - 7.30pm

Lecture 1:  Diabetic eye disease 

Dr Amy Cohn

3 face to face

2 online

 

7.45pm - 8.45pm

Lecture 2:  Glaucoma Management - When, Which, How (T)

 Dr Nathan Kerr

3T (face to face)

2T (online

 

Seminar Series 4:

Tuesday 20 August 2018

 

 

 

6.30pm - 7.30pm

Lecture 1:   Smart Phone Technology - the future of Low Vision Aids is in Our Hands

 Dr Alan Johnstone

 

3 face to face

2 online

 
7.45pm - 8.45pm

Lecture 2: Neurological aspects/considerations – Pupillary anomalies  

 

 Dr Lana del Porto

3 face to face

2 online

 

Seminar Series 5:

Tuesday 8 October 2019

 

2ND TUESDAY OF THE MONTH

6.30pm - 7.30pm 

Lecture 1:Anti-vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (anti-VEGF) Drugs versus Steroids for Macular Oedema (T)

 

 

3T face to face

2 online

 
7:45pm - 8:45pm Lecture 2:  Anterior Uveitis: What every optometrist should know (T)
 

 Dr Ming-Lee Lin

3T (face to  face)

2T (online)

 
*(T) Therapeutic Education CPD
 
Venue Information

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

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Additional Resources

Seminar Series lectures, additional learning materials and assessments are available for members via the ACO Centre for Online Resources and Elearning (ACOCORE).

Optional Assessment of the Seminar Series Lectures: optional assessment questionnaires are available for the Seminar Series Lectures and if successfully completed (70% accuracy) an additional CPD point is received per questionnaire. More

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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