Lecture 1 Colin Davidson – A day in the life of an IP optometrist

1          IP qualification allows an optometrist to prescribe any licensed medicine for ocular conditions affecting the eye and surrounding tissue

(a)        but not a controlled drug

(b)        Including some controlled drugs

(c)        including controlled drugs

 

2          The Commission on Human Medicines (CHM) recommend The Best Reference and Control for IP Optometrist is

(a)       Best Practice Guidelines from College of Optometrists

(b)       Clinical Management Guidelines from College of Optometrists

(c)        BNF & MIMS online

 

3          FML is a useful steroid treatment as it does not produce an IOP response like other steroids such as Prednisolone

Steroids Responders are:

(a)

High Responders (5%) – elevation > 30mmHg

Moderate Responders (35%) – elevation 22-30mmHG

Non Responders (60%) – virtually no changes in IOP
(b)

High Responders (60%) – elevation > 30mmHg

Moderate Responders (35%) – elevation 22-30mmHG

Non Responders (5%) – virtually no changes in IOP
(c)

High Responders (5%) – elevation > 21mmHg

Moderate Responders (35%) – elevation 11-21mmHG

Non Responders (60%) – < 11mmHg

Lecture 2   David Fraser     Dry Eye Management

1          How many people suffer dry eyes?

(a)       ~ 1/30

(b)       ~ 1/300

(c)        ~ 1/3

2          Which of the following are types of Dry Eye?

(a)       ATD Aqueous Tear Deficiency     (KCS)

(b)       EDE Evaporative Dry Eye             (MG dysfunction, exposure)

(c)       Unwettable Dry Eye                        (Mucin Deficient, Ocular Surface Disease)

(d)       All of the Above

3          Risk Factors for Dry Eye

(a)       CL wear

(b)       Menopause & HRT

(c)        Increasing age

(d)       Blepharitis / Rosacea / Atopy

(e)       All of the above

 

 

 

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