Upcoming CPD/ Events

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) scheme has moved from CET,  bringing optical professionals in line with other healthcare industries, and allows optical professionals to tailor their learning and development to their interests and scope of practice.

With the continuation of 3-year cycles and the same points quota, the new CPD scheme allows greater flexibility and covers a greater breadth of professional skills, aligned to the standards of practice.

Scope – Updates In Ophthalmology Meeting

This interactive educational meeting will be chaired by Consultant Ophthalmologist Mr Gok Ratnarajan and will include 2 engaging 20-minute Talks followed by Panel discussions and an Audience Q&A with our excellent speakers.

Royal College of Ophthalmology and GOC points will awarded for this meeting.

Thursday 28th September 202  7:00 PM – 8:15 PM

To register click here 

Coopervision – Contact lens practice comes of age

In this webinar, the speaker will present on how tele-medicine can be incorporated into contact lens practice. What are the lessons that we have learnt from the pandemic and how can we best use our time more effectively.

 1 Interactive CPD 

When: 12th October 2022 at 7:00 PM

To register click here

HOYA – Diagnosing & Monitoring Glaucoma with OCT – An Optometrists Perspective C-103449

Presented by Kirit Patel

The lecture will travel through the anterior segment to assess for narrowing angles using OCT.

  • OCT to assess corneal thickness.
  • OCT to monitor ganglion cell and retinal nerve fibre thickness.
  • How to measure ganglion cell distress.
  • Visual field analysis for glaucoma damage.
  • Case histories of narrow-angle glaucoma
  • Case histories of pigment dispersion, pseudo exfoliation and a variety of other forms of glaucoma

1 Interactive CPD point

When: Wednesday 28th September 2022 at 7:30 PM

To register click here 

CPDpoints.com – An Introduction to CPD.

A webinar by Peter Charlesworth on the new Continuing Professional Development (CPD) scheme has now formally replaced the Enhanced CET scheme. All registered Optometrists, Dispensing Opticians and Contact Lens Opticians must now earn a minimum number of CPD points by 31 December 2024 to be eligible to re-register in 2025.

View the pre-recorded webinar here

For more CPD courses see here

AOP Practice Team Webinars in Partnership with Johnson & Johnson 

This recorded lecture explores the motivations behind contact lens wear and provides insight and ideas on how to identify potential new contact lens wearers. 

View recording here 

Further CPD courses are available to access here 

Latest dates for PCSE Online webinars.

As you know, the dates are filling up very quickly, so please register by clicking on the relevant links.

Previous webinar recordings are available to view on the You Tube channel. You will be notified when new recordings of webinars are uploaded if you subscribe, plus there are now twelve scenario videos on there which you may find really useful.

Getting started with PCSE Online for Ophthalmic Payments services watch video

PCSE Online via eGOS watch video

How to submit multiple GOS claims with one signature watch video

Create a GOS 1 claim and generate a GOS 3 voucher at the same time watch video

How to make successful GOS 3 Claims using PCSE Online watch video

How to make successful GOS 4 claims using PCSE Online watch video

Retrieve retrieve an existing GOS 3 voucher through PCSE Online watch video

User Management – Setting up a new user of PCSE Online for Ophthalmic Payments watch video

How to make CET Claims using PCSE Online watch video

Domiciliary Providers using PCSE Online watch video

Due to the current challenging and uncertain times, CET discussion sessions and events will now be held in the form of online webinars which can be accessed below.