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Approach to Diplopia

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
1 hour

An interactive webinar by a specialist Ophthalmologist from the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, for GPs to improve their knowledge and skills in the assessment and management of adult patients presenting with diplopia.

A 60 minute interactive lecture style presentation for GPs and GP registrars.  

This session will include:

  • Definitions associated with eye movement disorders, and a review of clinically relevant anatomy 
  • A structured framework to approach the patient with diplopia: monocular and binocular will be discussed
  • Clinical examination techniques appropriate to a general practitioner and general medical officer will be presented

This will be concluded with case-based discussion and  ample time for questions from the audience.
 
Learning outcomes

By the end of this webinar you will be able to:

  • Outline the assessment of patients presenting with acute diplopia in adult populations.
  • List the life and sight-threatening conditions not to be missed and their red flags.
  • Describe clinical examination techniques that are used in the assessment of a patient with diplopia.

Speaker: Dr Rahul Chakrabarti, Ophthalmologist
Dr Chakrabarti is a Melbourne trained general ophthalmologist who completed his medical training at Monash University, and ophthalmology training at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. He is dedicated to delivering comprehensive management of general eye diseases including cataract, pterygium, diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, and glaucoma. Rahul can perform intra-vitreal injections, and laser for glaucoma and retinal conditions. Rahul has additional sub-specialty training in adult and paediatric strabismus, and neuro-ophthalmology having completed fellowships at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital and Alfred Hospital.

He has a special interest in ophthalmic surgical education and is involved in virtual reality cataract surgery simulation training of eye registrars.

He holds consultant positions at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital (East Melbourne) and the Northern Hospital (Epping and Broadmeadows).

Type
Delivery
Title
Approach to Diplopia
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Eye and ear medicine, Medical Education
Location
Duration
1 hour
Start Date
02-Dec-2020
End Date
02-Dec-2020
CPD Points
2
Price
Free
Price Details
Registration Needed
Location
Online
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