Clinical Knowledge Evaluations

The ACO’s Clinical Knowledge Evaluation is a unique online program allowing you to self-assess your knowledge of specific eye conditions and your ability to provide an initial diagnosis within a simulated and timed patient consultation.

There are currently two Clinical Knowledge Evaluation programs available – Glaucoma and Diabetic Retinopathy.

Programs are designed to

  • Assess your level of skill in diagnosis via a simulated patient consultation
  • Develop proficiency in the interpretation of patient test results and apply best practice treatment standards
  • Provides personalized feedback to facilitate development

Program 1: Glaucoma Clinical Knowledge Evaluation

Areas covered

  • Communication skills
  • Anterior eye exam
  • Intraocular pressure assessments
  • Optic nerve
  • Optical coherence tomography
  • Visual field examination
  • Assessment
  • Differential diagnosis
  • Management plan, including treatment and referral

CPD Points:
Aus: 2 CPD points including 1T
NZ:  1 CD point


Program 2: Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Knowledge Evaluation

Areas covered

  • Communication and vision
  • Diabetic retinopathy and clinically significant macular oedema (CSMO)
  • Optical coherence tomography
  • Management plan, including treatment and referral

CPD Points:
Aus: 2 CPD points
NZ:  1 CD point

General information
  • Duration: 70 minutes
  • Registration:
    Members can register online through the iMIS Member Portal.
    Non-members can register by downloading a registration form
  • Access: www.acocore.com
  • Cost:
    Members:        $55 (AU) $50 (NZ)
    Non-member:  $110 (AU) $100 (NZ)