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Birmingham 8th March 2020

Shirley Community Association, 274 Stratford Rd, Shirley, Solihull B90 3AD

CET Events

CET Events

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Our Sunday events comprise of four discussion workshops for a total of 12 interactive CET points available for Optometrists, Dispensing Opticians and Contact Lens Opticians covering all of the core competencies. Lunch is also provided. 


Our evening Peer Review events comprise of two peer review sessions for a total of 6 interactive CET points available for Optometrists, Dispensing Opticians and Contact Lens Opticians. Refreshments are provided. 

Custom Events

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 If you can't attend one of our planned events we can arrange a private event for you. All you need is a group of between 4 and 10 people. 


We can come to your practice and run a custom event comprising of the workshops of your choice.


We can tailor the event to cover the competencies that you require.


Drop us an email to find out more

Online Peer Review

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Attending CET events can be difficult, especially for those with families or in remote locations.


To make CET even more accessible we now offer an online Peer Review module which means you can log in and join a video call, earning your all important peer review points from the comfort of your own home.


These modules will appear in our schedule of events.

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Eyecare 2020, Glasgow 19th & 20th January 2020

We are also running some peer review and discussion workshops at the annual Eyecare conference in Glasgow. 


Optoms and DOs can earn over 30 CET points across the 2 day conference, covering a wide range of topics and featuring lectures and workshops from some of the biggest names in the industry. 


The exhibition hall also has a vast array of exhibitors displaying the latest technology the industry has to offer. The Fashion Quarter also has some top brands showing off the latest designer frames. 

2020 12 Point CET Event Content & Core Competencies

Doing the right thing - What advice do we give to our patients? C-70303

A peer review discussion where we discuss how we give the right advice to a myopic child, a driver who no longer meets driving standards and a contact lens patient with lens related issues. 


Core Competencies:


Optometrist:

Communication, Standards Of Practice, Ocular Appliances, Contact Lenses


Dispensing Optician:

Communication, Standards Of Practice, Ocular Appliances, Contact Lenses


Contact Lens Opticians:

Communication, Standards Of Practice, Ocular Examination, Contact Lenses

Patient Retention - A Modern Approach To Building a Successful Practice C-73851

Building a practice in the modern world can be a challenge. There are many options out there for patients so it's important that you understand what your patients want and need so you can build a practice and keep the patients coming back.


Core Competencies:


Optometrist:


Standards Of Practice


Dispensing Optician:


Communication, Standards Of Practice

Paediatric Dispensing - Kids With Complex Needs - C-72955

A discussion workshop about the challenges faced when dispensing kids with complex needs.


Core Competencies:


Optometrist:


Communication, Standards Of Practice, Ocular Examination, Optical Appliances, Assessment of Visual Function, Binocular Vision 


Dispensing Optician:


Communication, Standards of Practice, Optical Appliances, Refractive Management, Paediatric Dispensing


Low Vision in High St Practice - under reiew

A guide to low vision solutions available to practices

Online Peer Review Modules

Making Accurate GOS Claims in Practice C-70505

An online Peer Review about the importance of making accurate GOS claims and the tricky scenarios where mistakes can often happen. 


Core Competencies:


Optometrist:

Communication, Standards Of Practice


Dispensing Optician:

Communication, Standards Of Practice, Paediatric Dispensing

Paediatric Dispensing C-58416

An online peer review discussing two paediatric case records. The first patient is a young child who may potentially be amblyopic and the second is a myopic teen. Myopia control methods are discussed as part of the workshop.


Core Competencies:


Optometrist:

Communication, Standards Of Practice, Ocular Examination, Optical Appliances, Ocular Disease, Assessment Of Visual Function, Binocular Vision


Dispensing Optician:

Communication, Standards Of Practice, Optical Appliances, Refractive Management, Paediatric Dispensing

Managing Anterior Eye Conditions C-73869

An Online Peer Review discussing the diagnosis and management of common anterior eye conditions.


Core Competencies:


Optometrist:

Communication, Standards Of Practice, Ocular Examination, Contact Lenses, Ocular Disease


Therapeutic Optometrist:

Knowledge, Options


Dispensing Optician:

Communication, Standards Of Practice, Ocular Examination, Contact Lenses


Contact Lens Optician:

Communication, Standards Of Practice, Ocular Examination, Contact Lenses

Online Peer Review Information

The online Peer Review module will be run throughout the course of the CET cycle and will appear in our Events listing when dates become available.


The discussion takes place over a Zoom video conference call. Once a booking is made we will email the meeting code and link.