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165397 - Seeing eye to eye – Ophthalmology in General Practice

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Provide local GPs with up to date information on the identification and treatment of common eye problems 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

Learning outcomes
  • Identify and manage common eye emergency presentations
  • Explain various glaucoma treatments
  • Identify when anti-VEGF injections are required
  • Identify appropriate cataract treatments for various patients
  • Utilise HealthPathways tool to appropriately refer patients for specialist treatment
  • Delivery
    Title
    165397 - Seeing eye to eye – Ophthalmology in General Practice
    Location
    Duration
    1.5 hours
    Start Date
    01-Aug-2019
    CPD Points
    1.5 hours
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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