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Prescribing for Children

Prescribing for Children

Prescribing for Children

Dr Maggie Woodhouse, OBE
Dr Maggie Woodhouse, OBE
on behalf of Cardiff University

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Launch date: 12 Dec 2016

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Last updated: 19 Sep 2017

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Prescribing for Children
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Mr Jeewanand Bist (8 Feb 2017)
Very informative lecture from Prof. Woodhouse. Looking forward to more such lectures.

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Course Availability

This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

This lecture forms part of the distance learning module OP006: Paediatric Eye Care 1-Theory, which is available from Cardiff University.
The module is aimed at providing eye care practitioners with comprehensive theoretical knowledge to prepare them to provide a high standard of eye care to children of all ages.
The module can be studied as a stand alone course or as part of a Certificate, Diploma or MSc. Along with another module (OPT033:Paediatric Eye Care 2 - Practical), this module is accredited by the College of Optometrists in the UK for a Higher Professional Qualification, the Certificate in Paediatric Eye Care.

Objectives

This is one of a series of lectures. On completion of the entire module (consisting of 13 lectures) a student should be able to demonstrate:
a) an understanding of typical visual development and common abnormal visual outcomes
b) a detailed knowledge of the national and local protocols for vision screening pathways
c) an understanding of how to effectively communicate with children and their parents or carers
d) an understanding of how to obtain and interpret children’s full symptoms and personal and familial history
e) a detailed knowledge of the strengths and limitations of tests and techniques
f) a detailed knowledge of how to assess children’s visual function using robust and evidence-based tests, appropriate for age
g) a detailed knowledge of how to examine ocular health in children
h) an awareness of the visual problems in children with developmental disabilities
i) a detailed knowledge of appropriate dispensing for children
j) an understanding of how to formulate, communicate and deliver an evidence-based management plan for children
k) an awareness of safeguarding children - equivalent to level 2.
Dr Maggie Woodhouse, OBE

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Dr Maggie Woodhouse, OBE
on behalf of Cardiff University

Maggie specialises in vision in children with special needs, vision in infants, vision testing in patients with disabilities.
She has been member of the Academic Staff in the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences at Cardiff University for many years. Maggie is a qualified Optometrist and runs a Special Assessment Clinic which offers Optometric Services to infants and young children, and to patients of all ages with special needs, including profound learning disabilities. This is currently the only clinic of its kind in England and Wales. Maggie is part of the team teaching eye care in special needs at undergraduate level and also leads the newly released Paediatric module and the Eye Care in People with Learning Disabilities module here in WOPEC, as part of the Postgraduate Awards.
Maggie´s work has been recognised with an OBE in the 2014 Birthday Honours List, and a Lifetime Achievement Award in the 2015 Association of Optical Practitioners Awards.

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Mr Jeewanand Bist (8 Feb 2017)
Very informative lecture from Prof. Woodhouse. Looking forward to more such lectures.

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