NIOS CET EVENT – 2 December 2014

MCQs

Lecture 1

THE PAEDIATRIC OPHTHALMOLOGY SERVICE 2014 – CHANGES & CHALLENGES

E McLoone, Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist

QUESTION 1

Over 50% of referrals of under 16’s to the Paediatric Ophthalmology Service in the RVH come from the

  1. optometrist via GP
  2. eye casualty
  3. ophthalmologist
  4. GP

QUESTION 2

Recent cases have emerged of teenagers with retinal burns due to the incorrect use of laser pointers, often bought online or on holiday from street traders. Up to what output power of laser pointer will NOT cause any eye damage?

  1. 15 milliwatts
  2. 1 milliwatt
  3. 25 milliwatts
  4. 100 milliwatts

QUESTION 3

The new paediatric speciality triage now has a “Cyst & Watery Eye Clinic” managed by

  1. paediatric ophthalmology nurses
  2. orthoptists
  3. ophthalmologists
  4. optometrists

Lecture 2

POPCC (Paediatric Ophthalmology Primary Care Clinic)

Marie O’Neill, Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist

QUESTION 1

POPCC is part of the paediatric eye outpatient service running how many clinics per week?

  1. 2
  2. 3
  3. 4
  4. 5

QUESTION 2

Paediatrics presenting with functional loss, usually due to home/school pressures, are more often

  1. girls aged >8 years old
  2. boys aged <8 years old
  3. boys aged >8 years old
  4. girls aged <8 years old

QUESTION 3

Which of the following statements is false?

POPCC aims to provide

  1. specialist management & advice
  2. rapid access for families
  3. poor setting for breaking bad news
  4. rapid referral to ECLO for emotional support

 

ANSWERS

Lecture 1

  1. D
  2. B
  3. A

Lecture 2

  1. C
  2. A
  3. C

 

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