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					                               Prepare for the Holidays
                               Spring into Summer




                               Burleigh Court, Loughborough
                               Sunday 7th May 2006
                               Registration from 0815
                               Presentations commence 0900
                               Conference ends at 1700



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                               Platinum Sponsor           Sponsors
Conference Agenda:                                                  Presentation Detail
At a Glance
Delegates may move between streams and build a portfolio of
CET based upon individual preferences.
                                                                    Morning Session
                                                                    0900-1230
Stream 1 Clinical Skills:                                           Chairperson: Professor Martin Rubinstein PhD BSc FCOptom
Main Convention Room: 0900-1700                                     University Hospital Nottingham.


                                                                    0915 Nutritional Supplements
Morning Session 0900-1245                                           Dr Frank Eperjesi BSc PhD MCOptom Dip Orth FAAO
                                                                    Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Optometry programme, Aston University and
0900      Welcome: Jane Macnaughton, CLEARVIEW Training             a member of the Ophthalmic & Physiological Optics Research Group.

                                                                    LEARNING OBJECTIVES
0915– Nutritional Supplements                                       1 To recommend nutritional supplements appropriately.
1015 (Lecture, 1 CET Point)                                         2 Explain to patients how nutritional supplements affect visual function.
                                                                    3 To identify contra-indications and adverse reactions and take appropriate action.
1015– Ocular Disease and the Environment
                                                                    Dr Eperjesi is an optometrist and is Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Optometry programme
1115 (Lecture, 1 CET Point)                                         at Aston University and a member of the Ophthalmic Research Group. He has published many
                                                                    refereed optometric academic papers in vision and nutrition related journals, and optometric clinical
1145– Eye Protection for Sun and Sport                              articles in continuing professional development journals. Also he has lectured extensively in the UK
                                                                    and abroad mainly on the topic of nutrition and vision. His research interests include the evaluation
1245 (Lecture, 1 CET Point)                                         of clinical optometric equipment and the effects of nutrition on visual function. He has recently
                                                                    completed a randomised control trial, funded by the College of Optometrists, investigating the
                                                                    effects of lutein on progression in age-related macular degeneration.
Afternoon Session 1345-1700
                                                                    1015 Ocular Disease and the Environment
1345– The Clinical Importance of Sportvision Screening              Bill Harvey BSc (Hons) MCOptom
1445 (Lecture, 1 CET Point)                                         Clinical Editor of Optician Journal and Director of the Visual Impairment Clinic,
                                                                    City University, London.
1445– Contact Lens Innovations for the Summer
                                                                    LEARNING OBJECTIVES
1545 (Lecture, 1 CL CET Point)                                      1 Describe the various hazards of radiation upon the eye and its adnexa.
                                                                    2 Discuss differential diagnosis and management for a range of common external
1600– Eyelid, Orbital and Lacrimal Diseases:                          ocular lesions thought to be linked to external radiation.
1700 Overview on Diagnosis and Management                           3 To discuss the impact of UV and blue light upon cataract and AMD progression.
                                                                    4 To review appropriate advice and preventative measures for the conditions mentioned.

Stream 2 Practice Development:                                      Bill Harvey is currently Clinical Editor of Optician Journal, has joint responsibility for Boots
                                                                    Opticians CET programme, and is Director of the Visual Impairment Clinic at the Fight for Sight Bath
Soar Room: 0915-1300 & 1345-1700                                    Street clinic. This clinic he has developed partly in liaison with the new RNIB facility at Judd Street
                                                                    where he is a visiting practitioner.

0915      Welcome: Jane Macnaughton, CLEARVIEW Training             Bill Harvey qualified as an optometrist in 1990. Following experience in private and hospital
                                                                    optometry, he joined the staff of City University in 1992 as their first Boots Tutor Practitioner. In
                                                                    1995 he began research into interaction analysis and establishing the influences of verbal and non-
0930– Electronic Aids for the Visually Impaired                     verbal information flow in the eye examination.
1130 (Skills workshop, 3 CET Points)                                Bill is an examiner for both the College of Optometrists and ECOO, with whom he is a Senior
                                                                    Examiner and Board Member and has been appointed as a College Assessor for the New Scheme
                                                                    for Registration. Bill has co-authored several books, and has published widely.
1200– Recruitment and Retention of a Quality Team
1300 (Interactive seminar, 1 CET Point)
                                                                    1145 Eye Protection for Sun and Sport
                                                                    Dr Colin Fowler BSc PhD FCOptom
                                                                    Senior Lecturer, School of Life and Health Sciences, Aston University
1345– Recruitment and Retention of a Quality Team
                                                                    LEARNING OBJECTIVES
1445 (Interactive seminar, 1 CET Point)                             1 To understand the ophthalmic problems caused by ultra-violet radiation and visible
                                                                      glare from the sun.
1445– Banging the Drum for Polycarbonate                            2 To be aware of the different types of lens and spectacle frame that can be used for
1545 (Lecture, 1 CET Point)                                           protection from UV and glare.
                                                                    3 To be aware of the requirement for impact resistant lens materials.
1600– Lifestyle Dispensing                                          4 To be aware of the different types of eye protector which can be used for leisure
                                                                      activities where there is a requirement for an increased impact resistance.
1700 (Lecture, 1 CET Point)
                                                                    5 To have knowledge of the standards and legal requirements relevant to supplying
                                                                      sun filters and impact resistant lenses.
Visual Recognition and Interpretation of Clinical Signs
(VRICS) Exhibition space: throughout the day                        Dr Fowler in currently a senior lecturer on the undergraduate optometry programme at Aston
                                                                    University, and is responsible for undergraduate teaching and postgraduate research. He has
                                                                    published extensively and lectured widely, with specific interests in Ophthalmic Optics, progressive
Quiz 1: Contact lens Complications (2 CL CET Points)                lens design and Low Vision. He is a member of the Secretary of State for Transport’s Honorary
                                                                    Medical Advisory Panel on Vision and Visual Disorders and is the Chairman of the Birmingham Low
Quiz 2: External & Anterior Ocular Disease (2 CET points)           Vision Services Committee.

Lunches & Refreshments
Teas and Coffees are self-service and are served upon arrival and
throughout the day.
A carvery lunch is served in the restaurant from 1230-1345.
Vegetarian options are available.
and Learning Objectives
 Afternoon Session                                                                                          Practice Development Stream
 1345-1700                                                                                                  0915-1300 & 1345-1700
 1345 The clinical importance of Sportvision screening                                                      0930 Electronic Aids for the Visually Impaired
 Geraint Griffiths MSc Optom. MCOptom BSc Mech Eng                                                          Ms Joy Myint BSc (Hons) MCOptom
 Managing Director of Sportvision Ltd.                                                                      Senior Service Development Adviser, Royal National Institute for the Blind

 LEARNING OBJECTIVES                                                                                        LEARNING OBJECTIVES
 1 To introduce screening as a fundamental tool of Sportvision practice.                                    1 To understand the practical needs of the visually impaired
 2 To show how it is used as a means of preliminary assessment and                                          2 To understand Steady Eye Strategy and vision training
   demonstration in single full visual assessments as well as in the                                        3 To understand the principles of electronic magnification, devices and speech
   field with whole squads of athletes in a Sportvision screening.                                            systems and advise patients accordingly
 3 The promotional and scientific benefits are discussed.                                                   4 To review the available software
 Geraint Griffiths is the Director of Sportvision Ltd. Practice based at the National Sportvision           Ms Myint has worked in private, multiple and hospital practice. She has authored several articles for
 Development Centre (NSDC) in Leicestershire. Former British International high jumper and Welsh            the Optician Journal and has lectured widely on a number of training events covering LASIK and Visual
 record holder. Current British Masters record.                                                             Impairment. She joined the staff at the RNIB recently and remains as a visiting clinician at City
                                                                                                            University. She is also a College Examiner and assessor.
 Mr Griffiths has organised and led a number of national and international Sportvision conferences. He
 is a founding committee member of the Sports Vision Association, and is currently the Vice Chair and
 editor of the SVA journal. He is also the joint course organiser of the SVA certificate in advanced
 studies since its inception, 1997.                                                                         1200 & 1345 Recruitment and Retention of a Quality Team
 Mr Griffiths has authored over 20 publications and has lectured extensively on Sportvision. He is also a   David Gilbert
 College examiner and College Assessor.                                                                     Regional Manager of Flame Health Ltd

                                                                                                            LEARNING OBJECTIVES
                                                                                                            1 Identify the most suitable candidates.
 1445 Contact Lens Innovations for the Summer –
                                                                                                            2 Interview preparation for both candidates
 Are we really protecting our patients?                                                                       and clients.
 David Bennett BSc (Hons) MCOptom                                                                           3 Be able to perform a more effectual interview.
 Optometrist in private practice (Nottingham), Clinical Assistant in Glaucoma Care
                                                                                                            4 Identify the necessary listening and communication skills when corresponding with
 (University Hospital Nottingham)
                                                                                                              patients, clients and employees.
 LEARNING OBJECTIVES                                                                                        5 Development of staff in line with practice and personal goals.
 1 To increase practitioners awareness of                                                                   6 Overview of employment legislation.
   UV protection in contact lenses
                                                                                                            David Gilbert has in excess of six years recruitment experience across a variety of sectors and currently
 2 To improve practitioners understanding of UV light and its influence on vision                           manages the southern operation of Flame Health Ltd., incorporating the recruitment of Optometrists,
 3 To make patients aware of the current market availability of UV absorbing                                Dispensing Opticians, Practice Managers and other associated staff within the sector. In 2001, he was
   contact lenses                                                                                           part of the team that set up Flame Health Ltd. with the intention of becoming a leading supplier to the
                                                                                                            health sector. Concentrating on the London area of the UK initially, the success of this region quickly
 4 To increase the practitioners awareness of new generation CL materials                                   allowed David to become promoted into a management role where he has developed and trained a
 5 To improve practitioners knowledge of new CL designs                                                     successful team of recruitment consultants which now operate across a wide variety of health sectors
                                                                                                            including Dentistry, Primary and Secondary Care.
 Educated at City University and Moorfields Eye Hospital, David Bennett currently runs his own
 independent practice in Nottingham. He is a visiting clinician at The Queens Medical Centre in
 Nottingham with a specialist interest in Glaucoma. He lectures in Low Vision at the University of
 Birmingham and has been chairman of Nottingham LOC. He is currently the Optometric Advisor to his          1445 Banging the Drum for Polycarbonate
 Local PCT in Nottingham. He has a contact lens special interest having seen development of the             David H Jones SMC (Tech).
 Acuvue Bifocal, Acuvue Advance and Acuvue Oasys from their first UK pre-launch to the present day.         Technical Services Manager, Essilor Ltd.
 He has participated in numerous clinical trials within his practice and co-authored papers on contact
 lenses and acanthamoeba, contact lens solutions and contact lens development.                              LEARNING OBJECTIVES
                                                                                                            1 Be aware of the manufacturing challenges that have been
                                                                                                              overcome to remove the previous drawbacks of the material.
 1600 Eyelid, Orbital and Lacrimal Disease:                                                                 2 Have an increased understanding of the benefits that Polycarbonate monomer
 Overview on Diagnosis and Management                                                                         production has over traditional plastic lenses.
 Mr Raghavan Sampath MBBS DO FRCS FRCOphth                                                                  3 Have a good understanding of the benefits that polycarbonate lenses can offer a patient.
 Consultant Ophthalmologist, Eyelid, Lacrimal and Orbit surgeon and Honorary Senior                         4 An increased awareness of the specific glazing issues that are essential when
 Lecturer, University Hospitals Of Leicester, UK.                                                             mounting polycarbonate lenses into a frame

 LEARNING OBJECTIVES
 1 To gain knowledge on various Lid, Lacrimal and Orbit conditions                                          1600 Lifestyle Dispensing
 2 To be in a position to diagnose and refer conditions like Lid carcinomas, Proptosis                      David H Jones SMC (Tech).
 3 To gain information on treatments available for pathology in this field                                  Technical Services Manager, Essilor Ltd.
 Mr. Raghavan Sampath is a Consultant Ophthalmologist, an eyelid, lacrimal and orbit surgeon and an         LEARNING OBJECTIVES
 Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University Hospitals of Leicester. He lectures widely in his area of
 expertise and runs one of the few recognised training centres in the field of Eyelid, Lacrimal and         1 Improved awareness of how different questioning styles can be
 Orbital diseases. He is also an Examiner for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and a reviewer for        employed to elicit relevant information from a patient.
 their Journal.                                                                                             2 Improved understanding of the ways by which differing projectiles can damage the eye.
                                                                                                            3 Improved understanding of how certain materials offer increased impact protection
                                                                                                              and how in what situations they are suitable.
                                                                                                            4 Improved understanding of UV protection in outdoor activities and which lens
                                                                                                              provide this protection.
                                                                                                            5 Improved awareness of how filters can offer improved performance
                                                                                                              in certain sporting activities
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    Visual Recognition and Interpretation of Clinical Signs
     Additional CET points may be achieved by completing the following VRICS Quizzes: Developed for CLEARVIEW Training by Bill Harvey.
     Each quiz will consist of 12 High resolution Images followed by a series of MCQ’s


     Quiz 1:Contact Lens Complications                                                                                                                                                           Quiz 2:External & Anterior Ocular Disease
    LEARNING OBJECTIVES                                                                                                                                                                          LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    1 To encourage accurate interpretation of presenting signs                                                                                                                                   1 To encourage accurate interpretation of clinical signs
    2 To understand how inappropriate lens materials and fits may influence subsequent                                                                                                           2 To encourage accurate differential diagnosis of external ocular lesions
      changes to external eye structures                                                                                                                                                         3 To understand clinical and legal responsibilities when referring or managing
    3 To appreciate the influence of environmental and external factors on successful                                                                                                              common ocular lesions
      lens wear                                                                                                                                                                                  4 To understand the environmental influence on external ocular lesions
                                                                                                                                                                                                   (for example UV exposure, chemical exposure and other environmental factors)




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