Papilloedema or Pseudopapilloedema?

 

This 1 hour course aims, through online learning and the completion of an end of course multiple choice test, to develop and improve your knowledge in differentiating between papilloedema and pseudopapillodema. By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Provide an effective explanation to patients presenting with disc swelling about their  condition, its management and any referral or treatment that may be required

 

  • Understand the ability and limitation of optical coherence tomography (OCT) to aid in the  discrimination between papilloedema and pseudopapilloedema using a systematic approach and by  combining different OCT scan types

 

  • Create a strategy for papilloedema case detection using OCT in combination with signs, symptoms  and the results from other clinical tests and so refer accordingly

Entry Requirements

This course has been designed for individuals who wish to improve their knowledge in differentiating between papilloedema and pseudopapillodema.

1 non-interactive CET point is available to Optometrists who successfully complete this short course.

Optometrist competencies covered:

1.Communication

2.Methods of Ocular Examination

3.Ocular Disease

Course Fees

The course fee for each short course is £25, payable in advance.

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