Seminar Programme 2022

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Please Note: Seminars will go live to book on Monday 18 October for AOP members and Monday 25 October for Non-AOP members
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AOP Lounge
  1. AOP Lounge

    Learning outcomes for optometrists 

    Practitioners will be able to recognise and manage anterior eye disease in children, and be able to evaluate the optic disc (s.6, s.7) (Clinical practice)

    Practitioners will understand the role of good communication within the practice team and with patients (s.2) (Communication)

  2. AOP Lounge

    Learning outcomes for optometrists 

    Practitioners will be able to recognise and manage anterior eye disease in children, and be able to evaluate the optic disc (s.6, s.7) (Clinical practice)

    Practitioners will understand the role of good communication within the practice team and with patients (s.2) (Communication)

  3. AOP Lounge

    Learning outcomes for optometrists 

    Practitioners will be able to recognise and manage anterior eye disease in children, and be able to evaluate the optic disc (s.6, s.7) (Clinical practice)

    Practitioners will understand the role of good communication within the practice team and with patients (s.2) (Communication)

Dispensing Workshop

Sponsored by

  Charmant

  1. Dispensing Workshop

    Learning outcomes for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will be able to provide appropriate devices to patients with low vision (s.7) (Clinical practice)

    Practitioners will be able to identify the specific needs of patients with low vision (s.1) (Communication)

  2. Dispensing Workshop

    Learning outcomes for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will be able to advise patients with low vision about assistive technology options (s.2) (Communication)

    Practitioners will be updated on assistive technologies to support patients with low vision (s.5) (Clinical practice)

Future Practice - Consulting Room

Sponsored by

  Spamedica

  1. Future Practice - Consulting Room

    Learning outcomes for optometrists

    Practitioners will be able advise to cataract patients when referral to ophthalmology is appropriate (s.2) (Communication)

    Practitioners will recognise when it is appropriate to refer cataract patients for ophthalmological review (s.10) (Professionalism)

  2. Future Practice - Consulting Room

    Learning outcome for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will be updated on the application of artificial intelligence to identify ocular disease (s.5) (Clinical practice)

  3. Future Practice - Consulting Room

    Learning outcomes for optometrists 

    Practitioners will be able to explain to cataract patients about the implications of postoperative complications (s.2) (Communication)

    Practitioners will be able to identify postoperative complications following cataract surgery (s.7) (Clinical practice)

Future Practice - Diagnostics Suite

Sponsored by

 BL

Lunea Technology
 

Cerium

  1. Future Practice - Diagnostics Suite

    Learning outcome for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will recognise the role of the tear film in maintaining ocular health and understand methods to assess its integrity (s.5) (Clinical practice; Specialty CPD)

  2. Future Practice - Diagnostics Suite

    Learning outcome for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will recognise the role of the tear film in maintaining ocular health and understand methods to assess its integrity (s.5) (Clinical practice; Specialty CPD)

  3. Future Practice - Diagnostics Suite

    Learning outcomes for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will be informed on strategies for communicating and training the practice team on contact lenses (s.10) (Professionalism)

Future Practice - Dispensing Area
  1. Future Practice - Dispensing Area

    Learning outcomes for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will be able to advise patients about the benefits of titanium frames (s.2) (Communication)

    Practitioners will be informed on the characteristics and benefits of titanium frames (s.5) (Clinical practice)

  2. Future Practice - Dispensing Area

    Learning outcomes for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will be able to advise patients about the benefits of titanium frames (s.2) (Communication)

    Practitioners will be informed on the characteristics and benefits of titanium frames (s.5) (Clinical practice)

  3. Future Practice - Dispensing Area

    Learning outcomes for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will be able to advise patients about the benefits of titanium frames (s.2) (Communication)

    Practitioners will be informed on the characteristics and benefits of titanium frames (s.5) (Clinical practice)

Main Stage

 

Sponsored by

  BL

  1. Main Stage

    Learning outcomes for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will be updated on what artificial intelligence may mean for clinical decision making (s.7) (Clinical practice)

    Practitioners will be advised on safe practice and record keeping in relation to retinal imaging (s.8) (Leadership and accountability)

  2. Main Stage

    Learning outcomes for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will be able to advise patients with low vision about intraocular magnifiers (s.2) (Communication)

    Practitioners will be updated on the use of intraocular magnifiers to support patients with low vision (s.5) (Clinical practice)

  3. Main Stage

    Learning outcomes for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will be able to advise patients about optical interventions for neurological conditions (s.2) (Communication)

    Practitioners will be updated on optical interventions for managing neurological conditions (s.7) (Clinical practice)

  4. Main Stage

    Learning outcomes for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will understand the importance of appropriate conduct in social media settings (s.15) (Professionalism)

    Practitioners will be able to use social media as a tool for communicating with patients (s.2) (Communication)

Optical Academy

Sponsored by

  Spamedica

  1. Optical Academy

    Learning outcomes for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will be able to explain to patients about treatment options for keratoconus (s.2) (Communication)

    Practitioners will be updated on developments in keratoconus diagnosis (s.5, s.7) (Clinical practice)

  2. Optical Academy

    Learning outcomes for optometrists, contact lens opticians and therapeutic optometrists

    Practitioners will be able to explain dry eye management options to patients (s.2) (Communication; Specialty CPD)

    Practitioners will consolidate knowledge on signs, symptoms and management of dry eye relative to their scope of practice (s.7) (Clinical practice; Specialty CPD)

  3. Optical Academy

    Learning outcome for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will recognise the role of the tear film in maintaining ocular health and understand methods to assess its integrity (s.5) (Clinical practice; Specialty CPD)

  4. Optical Academy

    Learning outcomes for optometrists, therapeutic optometrists and contact lens opticians

    Practitioners will be able to explain dry eye management options to patients (s.2) (Communication; Specialty CPD)

    Practitioners will consolidate knowledge on the investigation and management of dry eye relative to their scope of practice (s.7) (Clinical practice; Specialty CPD)

AOP Lounge
  1. AOP Lounge

    Learning outcomes for optometrists 

    Practitioners will be able to recognise and manage anterior eye disease in children, and be able to evaluate the optic disc (s.6, s.7) (Clinical practice)

    Practitioners will understand the role of good communication within the practice team and with patients (s.2) (Communication)

  2. AOP Lounge

    Learning outcomes for optometrists 

    Practitioners will be able to recognise and manage anterior eye disease in children, and be able to evaluate the optic disc (s.6, s.7) (Clinical practice)

    Practitioners will understand the role of good communication within the practice team and with patients (s.2) (Communication)

  3. AOP Lounge

    Learning outcomes for optometrists 

    Practitioners will be able to recognise and manage anterior eye disease in children, and be able to evaluate the optic disc (s.6, s.7) (Clinical practice)

    Practitioners will understand the role of good communication within the practice team and with patients (s.2) (Communication)

Dispensing Workshop

Sponsored by

  Charmant

  1. Dispensing Workshop

    Learning outcomes for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will be able to advise patients with low vision about assistive technology options (s.2) (Communication)

    Practitioners will be updated on assistive technologies to support patients with low vision (s.5) (Clinical practice)

  2. Dispensing Workshop

    Learning outcomes for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will be to advise patients about the benefits of eco frame materials (s.2) (Communication)

    Practitioners will be informed on the characteristics and benefits of eco frame materials (s.5) (Clinical practice)

  3. Dispensing Workshop

    Learning outcomes for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will be able to offer different lifestyle lens solutions to patients (s.2) (Communication)

    Practitioners will be updated on different lifestyle lens solutions (s.5) (Clinical practice)

Future Practice - Consulting Room

Sponsored by

  Spamedica

  1. Future Practice - Consulting Room

    Learning outcomes for optometrists

    Practitioners will be able advise to cataract patients when referral to ophthalmology is appropriate (s.2) (Communication)

    Practitioners will recognise when it is appropriate to refer cataract patients for ophthalmological review (s.10) (Professionalism)

  2. Future Practice - Consulting Room

    Learning outcome for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will be updated on the application of artificial intelligence to identify ocular disease (s.5) (Clinical practice)

  3. Future Practice - Consulting Room

    Learning outcomes for optometrists 

    Practitioners will be able to explain to cataract patients about the implications of postoperative complications (s.2) (Communication)

    Practitioners will be able to identify postoperative complications following cataract surgery (s.7) (Clinical practice)

Future Practice - Dispensing Area
  1. Future Practice - Dispensing Area

    Learning outcomes for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will be able to advise patients about the benefits of titanium frames (s.2) (Communication)

    Practitioners will be informed on the characteristics and benefits of titanium frames (s.5) (Clinical practice)

  2. Future Practice - Dispensing Area

    Learning outcomes for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will be able to advise patients about the benefits of titanium frames (s.2) (Communication)

    Practitioners will be informed on the characteristics and benefits of titanium frames (s.5) (Clinical practice)

  3. Future Practice - Dispensing Area

    Learning outcomes for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will be able to advise patients about the benefits of titanium frames (s.2) (Communication)

    Practitioners will be informed on the characteristics and benefits of titanium frames (s.5) (Clinical practice)

Main Stage

 

Sponsored by

  BL

  1. Main Stage

    Learning outcomes for optometrists 

    Practitioners will be advised on how to distinguish between choroidal naevi and melanomas (s.7) (Clinical practice)

    Practitioners will be informed of how to record the features of choroidal lesions (s.8) (Leadership and accountability)

  2. Main Stage

    Learning outcomes for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will be updated on a successful model for delivering sustainable shared ophthalmic care (s.10) (Professionalism)

     

  3. Main Stage

    Learning outcomes for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will be informed on the importance of advancing professional development to improve clinical outcomes for patients through collaborative care (s.10) (Professionalism)

  4. Main Stage

    Learning outcomes for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will be updated on the development of visual neuroprotheses (s.5) (Clinical practice)

    Practitioners will be able to explain to patients about research in the field of neuroprostheses (s.2) (Communication)

Optical Academy

Sponsored by

  Spamedica

  1. Optical Academy

    Learning outcome for optometrists

    Practitioners will be able to recognise key features on OCT scans for a range of different conditions (Clinical practice)

  2. Optical Academy

    Learning outcome for optometrists, contact lens opticians and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will recognise the role of the tear film in maintaining ocular health and understand methods to assess its integrity (s.5) (Clinical practice; Specialty CPD)

  3. Optical Academy

    Learning outcomes for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will understand how to safely embed sustainable elements to the practice environment (s.12) (Leadership and accountability)

  4. Optical Academy

    Learning outcomes for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will be informed on the visual implications, risk factors and treatment of vitreous floaters (s.5) (Clinical practice)

    Practitioners will be able to outline treatment options for vitreous floaters to patients (s.2) (Communication)

AOP Lounge
  1. AOP Lounge

    Learning outcomes for optometrists 

    Practitioners will be able to recognise and manage anterior eye disease in children, and be able to evaluate the optic disc (s.6, s.7) (Clinical practice)

    Practitioners will understand the role of good communication within the practice team and with patients (s.2) (Communication)

  2. AOP Lounge

    Learning outcomes for optometrists 

    Practitioners will be able to recognise and manage anterior eye disease in children, and be able to evaluate the optic disc (s.6, s.7) (Clinical practice)

    Practitioners will understand the role of good communication within the practice team and with patients (s.2) (Communication)

  3. AOP Lounge

    Learning outcomes for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will have consolidated their communication skills to help manage paediatric complaints (s.18) (Communication)

    Practitioners will understand how to manage complaints when seeing paediatric patients (s.19) (Professionalism)

  4. AOP Lounge

    Learning outcomes for optometrists 

    Practitioners will be able to recognise and manage anterior eye disease in children, and be able to evaluate the optic disc (s.6, s.7) (Clinical practice)

    Practitioners will understand the role of good communication within the practice team and with patients (s.2) (Communication)

Dispensing Workshop

Sponsored by

  Charmant

  1. Dispensing Workshop

    Learning outcomes for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will be able to offer different lifestyle lens solutions to patients (s.2) (Communication)

    Practitioners will be updated on different lifestyle lens solutions (s.5) (Clinical practice)

  2. Dispensing Workshop

    Learning outcomes for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will be able to advise patients with low vision about assistive technology options (s.2) (Communication)

    Practitioners will be updated on assistive technologies to support patients with low vision (s.5) (Clinical practice)

Future Practice - Consulting Room

Sponsored by

  Spamedica

  1. Future Practice - Consulting Room

    Learning outcomes for optometrists

    Practitioners will be able advise to cataract patients when referral to ophthalmology is appropriate (s.2) (Communication)

    Practitioners will recognise when it is appropriate to refer cataract patients for ophthalmological review (s.10) (Professionalism)

  2. Future Practice - Consulting Room

    Learning outcome for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will be updated on the application of artificial intelligence to identify ocular disease (s.5) (Clinical practice)

  3. Future Practice - Consulting Room

    Learning outcomes for optometrists 

    Practitioners will be able to explain to cataract patients about the implications of postoperative complications (s.2) (Communication)

    Practitioners will be able to identify postoperative complications following cataract surgery (s.7) (Clinical practice)

Future Practice - Dispensing Area
  1. Future Practice - Dispensing Area

    Learning outcomes for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will be able to advise patients about the benefits of titanium frames (s.2) (Communication)

    Practitioners will be informed on the characteristics and benefits of titanium frames (s.5) (Clinical practice)

  2. Future Practice - Dispensing Area

    Learning outcomes for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will be able to advise patients about the benefits of titanium frames (s.2) (Communication)

    Practitioners will be informed on the characteristics and benefits of titanium frames (s.5) (Clinical practice)

  3. Future Practice - Dispensing Area

    Learning outcomes for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will be able to advise patients about the benefits of titanium frames (s.2) (Communication)

    Practitioners will be informed on the characteristics and benefits of titanium frames (s.5) (Clinical practice)

Main Stage

 

Sponsored by

  BL

  1. Main Stage

    Learning outcomes for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will be updated on the latest refractive surgery options (s.5) (Clinical practice)

    Practitioners will be informed on patient suitability for refractive surgery and refer appropriately (s.10) (Professionalism)

  2. Main Stage

    Learning outcomes for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will be able to advise patients with low vision about assistive technology options (s.2) (Communication)

    Practitioners will be updated on assistive technologies to support patients with low vision (s.5) (Clinical practice)

Optical Academy

Sponsored by

  Spamedica

  1. Optical Academy

    Learning outcomes for optometrists and dispensing opticians

    Practitioners will have consolidated their communication skills in AMD cases (s.2) (Communication)

  2. Optical Academy

    Learning outcomes for optometrists 

    Practitioners will be updated on methods for sharing key clinical information with colleagues (s.10) (Professionalism)

    Practitioners will understand how to safely record and share clinical data (s.8) (Leadership and accountability)