CPD: Transforming eye health: SCC7 clinical pearls – Part 1 (AU 2C)


From Saturday 8 to Sunday 9 September 2018, the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre hosted more than 750 optometrists and optometry students for the seventh Specsavers Clinical Conference (SCC7).

With the theme ‘Transforming Eye Health’, the conference program comprised 15 clinical talks delivered over two days by leaders and experts in eye care.

This course outlines the clinical pearls from the event that focussed on two of the most common causes of avoidable blindness – glaucoma and diabetes.

See also: Transforming eye health: SCC7 clinical pearls – Part 2 (AU 2C)

Points available

Australia: 2 C points, self-accredited

Learning objectives

  1. Understand the importance of evidence-based optometry interventions that support lowering avoidable blindness rates.
  2. Understand optometric assessment, management and therapeutics for ocular hypertension and glaucoma patients.
  3. Understand optometric assessment, management and therapeutics for diabetic retinopathy, including macular oedema.

How to access

NOTE: ProFile online CPD is currently only available to Specsavers employees with an iLearn account. If you are an external optometrist and would like to be added to our database to receive online CPD material, email anz.profile@specsavers.com

Method #1
Login to iLearn and find the course using the following path:
Available Courses > Optometrist > CPD Online Learning > Transforming Eye Health: SCC7 Clinical Pearls Part 1 (AU 2C)

Method #2
Directly access the course lessons in iLearn using the following links:
Read ‘Transforming Eye Health: SCC7 Clinical Pearls Part 1’ (PDF)
Complete the quiz

Both iLearn lessons (article and quiz) must be completed to claim CPD points.


Once you have successfully completed the article and quiz components, an evaluation form will appear within the course that allows you to provide feedback and help Specsavers improve the quality of our CPD.


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