OA Optomise

The online platform is here for you to watch our specially recorded tutorials on a day  and time that is convenient for you. The handouts are downloadable, and the tutorial video will be available for 8 weeks from the payment date, for those purchasing the OA package it will be 9 months.

If you have any questions specific to the lecture you have purchased we are happy to answer these.

OA Optomise package: for those that purchase the OA Optomise package, we are here not only to answer your questions on the tutorials but provide continual support on queries/questions throughout the pre-reg year, one to one support if required (at a discounted rate) as well as receiving discounts towards future courses such as 50% off our popular face to face mock OSCE course. These are just a few of the benefits of signing up for the package!

Please email us on info@optomacademy.com

An Introduction To Optom Academy

Visit 1

Visit 2a

Visit 2b

Visit 3a

Visit 3b

Binocular vision

Communication and history & symptoms taking

Dispensing

Low vision: Management of patients with visual impairment

OCT: Medical Retina

Pathology tutorial part 1

Pathology tutorial part 2

RGP contact lenses tutorial

Soft contact lenses

Sight test

Slit lamp techniques and CLs complications

Systemic disease, medications & the eye tutorial

Visual fields

Stage 2 case scenario P1 handout

Stage 2 case scenarios Part 2 handout

Stage 2 case scenarios Part 3 handout

Stage 2 case scenario Part 4 handout

Stage 2 case scenarios Part 5 handout

Stage 2 case scenarios bundle offer

OA Optomise package

£40.00 / 2 Months For 2 Months

This tutorial consists of an introduction to the pre-reg year along with an interactive journey through the first 12 competencies, including the Opticians act, focimetry, systemic disease and risk factors for common ocular conditions (New content added)
Get ahead of others with top tips about how to prepare for assessments and the common errors pre-reg’s make during their first visit and beyond.

Units of competence for Visit 1: communication, professional conduct, methods of ocular examination, optical appliances, contact lenses, ocular disease and assessment of visual function

£35.00 / 2 Months For 2 Months

A useful guide on how to tackle the competency sections 1-4, including notes, tips and questions you may be asked by assessors

Units of competence for Visit 2: communication, professional conduct, methods of ocular examination, optical appliances

£35.00 / 2 Months For 2 Months

A useful guide on how to tackle the competency sections 5-8, including notes, tips and questions you may be asked by assessors

Units of competence for Visit 2: contact lenses, ocular disease, assessment of visual function, assessment and management of binocular vision

£35.00 / 2 Months For 2 Months

A useful guide on how to tackle the competency sections 1-4, including notes, tips and questions you may be asked by assessors

Units of competence for Visit 3: communication, professional conduct, methods of ocular examination, optical appliances.

£35.00 / 2 Months For 2 Months

A useful guide on how to tackle the competency sections 5-8, including notes, tips and questions you may be asked by assessors

Units of competence for Visit 3: contact lenses, ocular disease, assessment of visual function, assessment and management of binocular vision.

£35.00 / 2 Months For 2 Months

This will be a lecture on extraocular muscles and cranial nerve palsies, along with information on how to manage phoria and tropias. Newly added: maddox rod, maddox wing and fixation disparity to help with OSCE prep

Units of competence: binocular vision

£35.00 / 2 Months For 2 Months

This online tutorial will go through how to take a detailed history and symptoms for a routine sight test along with patients presenting with sudden onset diplopia, vision loss, red eye, headaches, contact lens problems amongst others.

How to communicate in lay terms to patients about eye conditions such as myopia, astigmatism, cataracts, AMD, glaucoma and many others will be discussed.

Perfect for those in Stage 1, Stage 2 and for OSCE prep

Units of competence: communication

£35.00 / 2 Months For 2 Months

This will cover common topics such as calculations on BVD, MSU and differential prismatic effect as well paediatric and high prescription dispensing along with tips on dispensing different prescriptions and lens types to help with OSCE prep

Units of competence: optical appliances

£35.00 / 2 Months For 2 Months

A comprehensive tutorial discussing how to perform a low vision assessment and the management of patients with visual impairment, delivered by low vision specialist Dr Jane Macnaughton.
Units of competence:
1.2.1 Understands the patient’s expectations and aspirations and manages situations
2.2.1 Is able to manage all patients including those who have additional clinical or social needs.
4.2.1 Advises on the use of and dispenses simple low vision aids including simple hand and stand magnifiers, typoscopes and handheld telescopes.
4.2.2 Understands the application of complex low vision aids.
7.1.5 Assesses patients with impaired visual function and understands the use of specialist charts for distance and near vision and the effects of lighting, contrast and glare.

£35.00 / 2 Months For 2 Months

This tutorial is useful for any novice or semi-experienced user to develop a better understanding of the retinal layers, how to interpret OCT scans and how to differentiate between normal and abnormal

Units of competence: standards of practice and ocular disease

£35.00 / 2 Months For 2 Months

Management of patients using real life case scenarios of patients that attended practice, including flashes and floaters, papillitis, hypertensive retinopathy, orbital cellulitis, age related macula degeneration and many more. 10 different cases discussed.

£35.00 / 2 Months For 2 Months

This will cover many other ocular conditions including HSK, HZK, anterior uveitis, angle closure glaucoma, optic neuropathies and vascular occlusions.10 cases discussed

Units of competence: ocular disease

£35.00 / 2 Months For 2 Months

RGP contact lenses tutorial
This will cover the features and benefits of spherical RGP lenses and materials, RGP selection, lens assessment (in detail, with pictures) and final lens modification. New content added on RGP toric CLs as well as complications from RGP CLs wear

Units of competence: contact lenses

£35.00 / 2 Months For 2 Months

Soft contact lenses tutorial
This will cover CLs fit, CLs aftercare and a summary about CLs complications and their management (this is discussed in more detail in our dedicated CLs complication talk later in the year). Ideal for Visits 1-3 and Stage 2

Units of competence: contact lenses

£35.00 / 2 Months For 2 Months

Online tutorial with practical demonstrations on how to conduct a sight test for your Visit 3 and Stage 2 assessments along with tips and suggestions on how to tailor your routine.

Units of competence: methods of ocular examination and assessment of visual function.

£35.00 / 2 Months For 2 Months

The first part of this online tutorial will go through how to conduct slit lamp techniques, focussing on the theory elements along with a pathology quiz with images captured with specific techniques. The second part will discuss contact lens complications and their management

Units of competence: methods of ocular examination and ocular disease

£31.00 / 2 Months For 2 Months

Unsure what Lupus is? How does ulcerative colitis affect your eyes? Want to learn more about systemic diseases and how they affect eyes?

This tutorial covers common systemic conditions that patients typically present with, that they are, their signs and symptoms, treatment and most important, how they affect they eyes.

This also covers ocular adverse reactions to common systemic medications This is perfect prep for both Visit 1 (competency 1.2.3), Visit 2 (competency 6.1.13) as well as for the OSCEs, where a lot of systemic conditions and medications can appear.

Units of competence: communication and ocular disease

£35.00 / 2 Months For 2 Months

An interactive journey through the visual pathway as well as a detailed discussion on how to interpret visual field plots, with specific attention to Humphrey plots. To test your learning, there will be a field defect quiz at the end.

Units of competence: methods of ocular examination

This covers in detail the remaining visual field competencies for Visit 2 and Stage 2 and the OSCEs

£32.00 / 2 Months For 2 Months

This handout covers 8 different cases in detail and will give you a guide on how to approach the cases as well as answers and detail to common questions that may be asked

Cases: 4, 35, 36, 37, 64, 86, 99, 103

Only £32 (8 cases)

£36.00 / 2 Months For 2 Months

This handout covers 9 different cases in detail and will give you a guide on how to approach the cases as well as answers and detail to common questions that may be asked

Cases: 5, 9, 13, 16, 17, 18, 28, 40, 72

Only £36 (9 cases)

£32.00 / 2 Months For 2 Months

This handout covers 8 different cases in detail and will give you a guide on how to approach the cases as well as answers and detail to common questions that may be asked

Cases: 6, 10, 12, 19, 24, 69, 91, 100

Only £32 (8 cases)

£36.00 / 2 Months For 2 Months

This handout covers 9 different cases in detail and will give you a guide on how to approach the cases as well as answers and detail to common questions that may be asked

Cases: 3, 7, 20, 41, 47, 51, 63, 70, 88

Only £36 (9 cases)

£45.00 / 2 Months For 2 Months

This handout covers 10 different contact lens cases in detail – including the challenging RGP cases and will give you a guide on how to approach the cases as well as answers and detail to common questions that may be asked

Cases: 25, 54, 90, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 101

Only £45 (10 cases)

£150.00 / 2 Months For 2 Months

All 44 Stage 2 case scenarios (parts 1-5) purchased as a bundle for a total of £150, saving £31 (full price is £181)

Purchase All Summary

£760.00 £600.00 / 9 Months

All tutorials, case scenarios, handouts and supporting material available at a discounted price, for a period of 9 months from purchase

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