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Inter-professional Forum-Eye Health & Vision Care

Liuna Station, Hamilton, ON
External Event

This inclusive workshop will provide ophthalmologists, optometrists, family/emergency physician and other primary eye care providers with a professionally stimulating forum in which to exchange ideas regarding  enhancing inter-professional collaboration for eye care in the management of common blinding eye conditions including presentation of new research developments.

Learning objectives

By attending this activity, through a variety of interactive and informative sessions, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the role of inter-professional collaboration (IPC) in the development of a high quality clinical eye and vision care system models that improves patient’s outcome including assessments of current collaborative and integrated models.
  • Explore the applicability of the clinical practice model (CPM) framework and health information and communication technology enabled IPC for eye care.
  • Discuss the use of innovative information and communication technologies (ICTs), platforms and social media to enhance or support inter-professional collaboration including its impacts in creating virtual clinical opportunities.
  • Discuss the utilization of e-collaboration and Tele Ophthalmology innovative technology as a tool to support inter-professional collaboration and current opportunities and programs in different sub specialty areas that enhance inter-professional collaborative patient centered care including the key challenges.
  • Using various CME methods including meet the experts’ forum and others, describe the different innovative information and communication technologies and practical approaches to co-manage the common eye surgical problems that present to the primary-care physician including the knowledge and skills for ophthalmic examination.

Contact: Natalie Park
Phone: 905-525-9140 ext. 20763