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29 February to 24 April 2024
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This practical short course has been approved by Optometry Australia (OA) for the Institute of Excellence Quality Assurance (CPD).
The short course aims to equip you with the knowledge and skills to diagnose and manage progressive myopia. The course offers an in-depth understanding and knowledge of the latest evidence-based optical, pharmacological, and behavioural interventions to appropriately manage progressive myopia. You will be equipped with practical skills to be able to identify individuals at risk of myopia development and progression and develop personalised management plans for simple and complex myopia cases.
Throughout the progression of this course, you will also learn how to critically appraise the literature regarding new therapies, so that you can develop life-long skills to be able to independently evaluate the literature on new therapies as they are introduced.
Members of local professional associations of Asia Optometric Congress (AOC) who have completed the AOC Myopia Management Level 1 online course are eligible to register for this course at subsidised rates. To avail of special AOC rates, please email your local optometry association for registration details. For enquiries, you may email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr Nayuta Yoshioka, PhD | UNSW Medicine & Health
Dr Nayuta Yoshioka (or Yoshi) is an Education Focused lecturer at UNSW. His main teaching focus is in the field of myopia management, ophthalmic dispensing and vision science. His current research interest is image analysis technology and the novel application of technology to optometric teaching. Dr Yoshi is dedicated to improving the educational experience of students, completing the Graduate Certificate in University Learning and Teaching (UNSW, 2021) and has received the “Dean’s Award for Education Excellence” from the Faculty of Science, UNSW (2020)
More information about Dr Nayuta Yoshioka is here.
Dr Pauline Kang, PhD | UNSW Medicine & Health