Anterior Ischaemic Neuropathies- You’ve got some Nerve!
This webinar will be presented in conjunction with Local Optical Committees England.
Ischaemic Optic Neuropathies are a frightening and frustrating time for both the patient and the practitioner. Immediate loss of vision and the accompanying questions can put a lot of pressure on the practitioner for a correct diagnosis and speedy onward referral. This presentation will breakdown the main differences between AION & NAION with regard to aetiology, classic signs & symptoms and management options. This webinar is ideal for pre-registration students, optometrists 1 CPD Interactive point, domain CLINICAL PRACTICE. DOs & CLOs 1 point ‘self-directed’ CPD.
Overview of the Webinar
- The differential diagnosis between AION & NAION
- The current thinking of its management and referrals
- Key Takeaways & Clinical Nuggets to return to your practice and implement immediately
About the speaker
Lorcan Butler is Optical Engagement Manager at The Brain Tumour Charity, having previously trained as both a Dispensing Optician and an Optometrist. Lorcan worked with Vision Express as a Pre-Registration Supervising Optometrist for 13 years and helped implement their nationwide Pre-Registration training programme. Lorcan is a keen advocate of Continuing Education, Training & Professional Development and has hosted this webinar for Optometrists in Scotland, Wales, Ireland & England.
The webinar is free to join and will be held using Zoom. Help on how to use Zoom can be found here.
To get the most out of this webinar, please note the following points:
- All participants will be muted on entry
- Please do not connect your video
- We welcome your questions for the speaker at any time using the chat facility. The moderator will leave all the questions until the very end for the Q&A session.
- You must change the name of your electronic device to your Name & GOC Number so you can be accredited your CET points by the GOC.
- Please don’t share your personal information (for example your phone number) during the webinar
If you’ve any questions, please contact our Optical Engagement Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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