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Keeping an Eye on Eye Health | Echuca
July 21, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
This two part session will introduce the Vision Initiative program to general practice and deliver clinical education around the common eye conditions contributing to avoidable blindness and vision loss to GPs.
Part 1 | Practice Managers | 6.00pm - 6.30pm
Part 2 | General Practitioners | 7.00pm - 9.15pm
- Understand prevalence rates of blindness and vision loss affecting Australians and identify population subgroups at increased risk of eye disease in Australia
- Understand the importance of including eye care in care management plans
- Understand the role of the GP in reducing avoidable blindness and vision loss to improve patient safety and patient health outcomes
- Understand the importance of regular eye examinations for at-risk population groups to reduce avoidable blindness and vision loss