Flinders University Evidence Based Optometry Conference 2014

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Evidence Based Optometry - A Masterclass in Optometry

Speakers including Isabelle Jalbert, Laura Downie, Rod Baker, David Hammond Brad Kirkwood and Konrad Pesudovs will explore the latest clinical optometry research and the ways to evaluate and incorporate research outcomes into your optometry practice.

Masterclass sessions will empower you to interpret the latest research and provide opportunities for translation of research into clinical practice in the areas of Paediatric Optometry, Therapeutic Optometry, Contact lens and Refractive Correction and Screening for Disease.

Join us in Adelaide on Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th April 2014 to explore optometry best practice.

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  • 1. Optometry and Vision Science Flinders Centre for Ophthalmology Eye & Vision Research EVIDENCE BASED OPTOMETRY CONFERENCE 7-8 April 2014 PROGRAM INTERCONTINENTAL ADELAIDE
  • 2. Evidence Based Optometry Conference PROGRAM MONDAY 7th April, 2014 8.15 am Registration and Arrival Tea & Coffee Introduction to Evidence Based Practice for Optometry Chair: Konrad Pesudovs 9.00 am Welcome and Introduction to Evidence Based Practice Konrad Pesudovs 9.30 am Overview of Evidence Based Practice and its Application Laura Downie 10.30 am Morning tea 10.45 am How to read and appraise a paper 11.50 am How Evidence Based Practice fits into Optometry Programs - curriculum renewal/competencies Isabelle Jalbert The Flinders approach to teaching Evidence Based Optometry Konrad Pesudovs 12.30 pm Lunch Isabelle Jalbert & Konrad Pesudovs Finding the Evidence Venue: Express Training Connections Level 5, 38 Gawler Place, Adelaide 1.45 pm Information Skills Training for Optometrists: Systematic Reviews of Literature & Following Hypothesis Threads 2.45pm Afternoon Tea 3.00 pm Searching the Literature - Interactive Computer Workshop 5.00 pm Close 6.30 pm David Hammond Conference Dinner Raechel Damarell This 2 day Conference will attract 36 CPD points (9 CPD points Therapeutic)* *To be confirmed
  • 3. Evidence Based Optometry Conference PROGRAM TUESDAY 8th April, 2014 8.30 am Registration and Arrival Tea & Coffee Masterclass Day 9.00 am Masterclass in Therapeutics Chair: Brad Kirkwood  The role of povidone iodine and corticosteroids in treating adenoviral keratoconjunctivitis  What is the best treatment of convergence insufficiency?  Can optometrists manage glaucoma? 10.30 am Morning tea 10.45 am Masterclass in Paediatrics Chair: Rod Baker  Atropine penalisation vs patching in amblyopia  What is the best treatment of convergence insufficiency?  Measuring children’s eye movements in reading 12.15 pm Lunch 1.15 pm Masterclass in Contact Lens and Refractive Correction Chair: Laura Downie  The merit of orthokeratology for myopia control in children  The utility of bandage contact lenses for recurrent corneal erosions  The clinical management of contact lens-association ocular dryness 2.45 pm Afternoon Tea 3.00 pm Masterclass in Ophthalmic Disease Management Chair: Konrad Pesudovs  The utility of OCT in glaucoma patient management  Do accommodating IOLs work?  The merit of collagen cross-linking for keratoconus 4.30 pm Concluding Remarks 4.45 pm Konrad Pesudovs Close This 2 day Conference will attract 36 CPD points (9 CPD points Therapeutic)* *To be confirmed
  • 4. Intercontinental Adelaide (Conference Venue) Sebel Playford Hotel Grand Chancellor Oaks Embassy Hotel BreakFree Directors Studio South Australian Museum Art Gallery of South Australia National Wine Centre Express Training Connections Optometry Flinders Centre for Ophthalmology, Eye & Vision