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PPE training module on iLearn

11 May 2020

As a Specsavers employee, you can view anything in ProFile and access online CET by logging in with your iLearn username and password. Log in now or find out more for advice on logging-in, email | more

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CET: Tono-pen and I-Care tonometry

5 May 2020

'How to’ guidance on the use and accuracy of the Tono-Pen® and I-Care® tonometers, where it may not be possible to use slit lamp-mounted Goldmann tonometry. This article also looks at common variations in intraocular pressure and discusses their potential effect on measurement repeatability. | more

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CET: Contact lens series Part 5 – Complications of contact lens wear: microbial and sterile infiltrative keratitis

4 May 2020

Optometrists - particularly those who are IP qualified - can now treat a wide range of red eye conditions, many of which are associated with CL-related ocular complications. This article discusses the diagnosis and management of CL-related microbial keratitis, referral guidelines, and the importance of consent in CL practice. | 1 interactive or non-interactive point for contact lens opticians, optometrists, therapeutic optometrists and dispensing opticians | more

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PODCAST: Optometrist and patient safety during clinical interactions

13 May 2020

Paul Morris interviews Daniel Hardiman-McCartney, College of Optometrists clinical advisor, about practising optometry in a Covid-19 world and beyond, how we can minimise risk to provide reassurance on safety to practitioners and patients, and how we can use risk-stratification to determine which tests should - or shouldn't - be performed. | more

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PODCAST: Caring during COVID

4 May 2020

These are troubling times to be a primary care clinician but optometrists have much to be proud of. Here, Paul Morris discusses the importance of exercising professional judgement and doing the right thing for every patient who reaches out to us; how this fits with the GOC Standards, and why our regulators will always support us as long as we can show we acted in the best interests of the patient. | more

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