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109956 - Acute Red Eye Conditions

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This activity features a presentation with information on the assessment, differential diagnoses and management of red eye presentations in general practice

Relevance to General Practice

General practice eye consultations account for about 2.2 out of every 100 consultations, and about 4.8% of medical specialist referrals are to an ophthalmologist. Identification and appropriate management of acute eye injuries and infection and of acute and progressive visual loss are essential skills for general practitioners. 

This activity aims to provide information on the assessment, differential diagnoses and management of red eye presentations in general practice.

Learning outcomes
  • 1. Recognise the differential diagnoses of common presenting eye symptoms
  • 2. Describe a systematic approach for conducting an eye exam and when to refer to an opthalmologist
  • 3. List the 3 most important areas of evaluation in assessment of a patient with red eye
  • 4. Recall the types of conjunctivitis and standard treatment
  • 5. Describe how to manage a corneal abrasion
  • Delivery
    Title
    109956 - Acute Red Eye Conditions
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    1.5 hours
    Start Date
    16-Jan-2018
    End Date
    31-Dec-2019
    CPD
    1.5 hours
    Price
    0.00
    Location
    Online
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