Approach to diplopia

An interactive webinar by a specialist Ophthalmologist from the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, for GPs to improve their knowledge and skills in the assessment and management of adult patients presenti

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  • Date

    Wednesday 2nd December 2020

  • Time

    7:00pm - 8:00pm

  • Venue

    Online

Event Details

An interactive webinar by a specialist Ophthalmologist from the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, for GPs to improve their knowledge and skills in the assessment and management of adult patients presenting with diplopia.

A 60 minute interactive lecture style presentation for GPs and GP registrars.

This session will include:

  • Definitions associated with eye movement disorders, and a review of clinically relevant anatomy
  • A structured framework to approach the patient with diplopia: monocular and binocular will be discussed
  • Clinical examination techniques appropriate to a general practitioner and general medical officer will be presented

This will be concluded with case-based discussion and ample time for questions from the audience.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this webinar you will be able to:

  • Outline the assessment of patients presenting with acute diplopia in adult populations.
  • List the life and sight-threatening conditions not to be missed and their red flags.
  • Describe clinical examination techniques that are used in the assessment of a patient with diplopia.

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