Practical Ophthalmology for the Non-Ophthalmologist

Practical Ophthalmology for the Non-Ophthalmologist

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Target Audience:

Family physicians, pediatricians, internists: generalists, neurologists, hospitalists, rheumatologists, geriatricians, dermatologists, endocrinologists, infectious disease specialists, residents & students 

Course Format: Full day of lectures and hands-on workshops, with 3 streams focused on family medicine, pediatrics, and internal medicine
UBC Life Sciences Centre
2350 Health Sciences Mall
Vancouver BC
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Overview

Developed by the UBC Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, this one day course offers non-ophthalmologists an opportunity to review and update their ophthalmology knowledge and skills through active learning.

The course will run with 3 streams devoted to:

  1. Family Medicine
  2. Pediatrics
  3. Internal Medicine

Participants will gain confidence in ophthalmic conditions commonly encountered in their practice, through a series of lectures and hands-on workshops facilitated by local ophthalmologists.

Agenda

Sat Mar 4

0900 Introduction and Opening Remarks
0915 Ophthalmology Fundamentals
0945 Ophthalmology Exam Essentials
1030 Focused Streams
1200 Lunch
1300 Focused Streams
1430 Break
1500 Focused Streams
1630 Summary and Closing Remarks 

Focused Streams

Pediatrics


Pediatric Lectures 
Infant and Well-Child Exam
Doctor, My Child's Eye is Wandering! Strabismus
Amblyopia
An Ophthalmologist's Approach to Vision Therapy
The Tearing Infant
Red Eye
Ophthalmic Manifestations of Systemic Disease
What Not to Miss in the Pediatric Patient

Pediatric Hands-On Sessions
Examining Infants and Children in the Office
Abnormal Red Reflex
How to Not Miss a Heterotropia
Quiz: When to Refer 

Family Medicine



Family Medicine Lectures

Red Eye
Emergency or Non-Emergency?
Chronic Retinal Disease and Important Drugs
Glaucoma, Ocular Surface Disease
Lumps and Bumps
Driving, Low Vision and Advocacy
What Not to Miss in Pediatric Ophthalmology

Family Medicine Hands-On Sessions
Examining Eyes in General Practice
Slit Lamp Examination
Direct Ophthalmoscopy
Quiz: When to Refer

Internal Medicine


The Internal Medicine stream is a great refresher for: generalists, neurologists, hospitalists, rheumatologists, geriatricians, dermatologists, endocrinologists, infectious disease specialists, and internal medicine residents.


Internal Medicine Lectures

Ocular Surface 101: For Patients with Neurologic and Autoimmune Disease
Diplopia
Infectious Eye Disease
My Rheum Patient has an Eye Problem: Bridging the Ophtho-Internal Gap (Case-Based)
Case-Based Nystagmus: How Eye Movements Can Help Solve Diagnostic Conundrums
Vascular Events and the Eye
Multiple Sclerosis and the Eye
Driving, Low Vision and Medication Screening

Internal Medicine Hands-On Session
Performing an Ophthalmological Exam in Your Office
Visual Field Workshop
Direct Ophthalmoscopy
Pupil Abnormalities

Cost

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Physician  $435
Resident/Student  $135
Cancellations and Refunds

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