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Yarning about: Eye Health and Diabetes - NSW

  • 1 August 2014

    The AH&MRC are holding this teleconference for staff working in ACCHSs or in Aboriginal chronic disease in NSW.


    When: Tuesday 12 August 2014
    Time:10:30am - 11:30am
    How:Teleconference


    By the end of the session health professionals will be able to:


    *explain to colleagues and patients the importance of eye and vision care for diabetic patients


    *explain the importance of the inclusion of eye health and vision assessment in Chronic Disease Management Plan (CDMP)


    *conduct appropriate vision assessments as per National Aboriginal Communit Controlled Health Organisation & RACGP's 'National guide to a preventative health assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people'


    *utilise referral pathways to ensure all patients with diabetes see an eye health practitioner for all dilated retinal examination, annually.


    For information on how to apply, see flyer or go to AHMRC events


    Kind regards,


    Avinna


    EyeInfoNetwork yarning place coordinator