2020 Residents Conference Course # 40108

Instructor:

Multiple Speakers

Section:

General Optometry

COPE Course ID:

Various

Expiration Date:

June 1, 2023

Qualified Credits:

13.00 credits - $325.00


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Pacific University College of Optometry’s Northwest Residents Conference showcases Residents from our affiliated programs in Oregon, Washington, Colorado, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Washington, and Canada. These Rapid-fire case presentations offer clinically challenging and relevant up-to-date information to today’s treatment and management options for a wide spectrum of ocular manifestations.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Differentiate the various forms of endothelial keratoplasty and be able to describe patient symptoms and signs of ocular surface disease concurrent with conjunctivochalasis
  • To be able to discuss and distinguish pseudo papilledema vs papilledema, be able to recognize the clinical features of retinal arterial macroaneurysms on a dilated fundus exam and macular OCT and to be able to treat/manage pachychoroid spectrum.
  • To inform the primary care practitioner on the various applications of orthokeratology outside of myopia control
  • Attendees will be able to determine their patient’s functional visual needs, demonstrate effective visual aids targeted to the level of vision impairment, and discuss resources available to assist with further adaptation to their visual impairment.
  • To review and identify the anatomy and pathophysiology of giant cell arteritis, ocular syphilis, Ocular inflammation, malignant hypertension, and other forms of systemic disease.
  • Discuss the many causes of neurotrophic keratitis, Meibomian gland dysfunction, anterior uveitis, symblepharon, limbal dermoid, and other forms of anterior segment pathology.
  • Improve the quality of care to patients who have ocular myasthenia gravis and acute double vision.
  • The attendees will be able to distinguish between medical and surgical management of steroid-response glaucoma.
  • Case reports on vision therapy activities to help treat anomalous correspondence/develop normal correspondence to include Adult traumatic brain injury, visual midline shift syndrome, esotropia and other forms of functional vision