Faculty of Health Sciences
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Date: Wed. 5 Oct, 2016 7:30 am - 8:30 am
Duration: 1 Hour
OCTOBER 5, 2016
Liuna Station 360 James Street North, Hamilton, ON L8L 1H5 

Optometrists, Ophthalmologists, Family Physicians, Emergency Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Occupational Therapists, Rehabilitation Specialists, Residents, Students & Other Health Care Providers

THEME: Fostering Inter-Professional Collaborative Practice for Eye Health & Vision Care
“This inclusive workshop will provide a professionally stimulating forum in which to exchange ideas for enhancing interprofessional collaboration for eye care and offer participants interactive ophthalmic clinical skills training and practical approaches to the management of common eye problems presenting to the primary-care physician.”

At the end of this workshop program, participants should be able to:

  • Evaluate the different current approached to Inter-professional education and practice in eye care the improves patient's outcome including institutional efforts and practitioner's adherance to collaborative clinical practice guidelines.
  • Explore the full potential of Inter-Professional collaboration and collaborative practice care delivery to achieve a national vision strategy using the competency framework for today, tomorrow and in the future.
  • Act as agents for change by advocating to advance eye health care through Inter-Professional Collaborative Practice and eye care delivery models that optimizes and umprove patient's outcomes.
  • Enhance Inter-Professional collaborative patient centered care for early childhood/children eye health including pre-requistes for eye and vision screening and discuss current opportunities and programs including the Key Challenges to achieving this objective.
  • Using various CME methods including grand rounds, meet the experts' forum and others, describe the 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. 

Download the Brochure Here
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For More Information
Natalie Park, CHSE Coordinator
Continuing Health Sciences Education, McMaster University
P: 905-525-9140 ext. 20763 E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

For Registration Information
Melanie Kennedy, CHSE Registration Coordinator
Continuing Health Sciences Education, McMaster University
P: 905-525-9140 ext. 22671 E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.