Education

Confused about CET? The GOC's 2019 guide is available to download from this page.

Our CET events are open to those based in Buckinghamshire, and invitations are emailed to all who have supplied their address.

 

To register to attend, email bucksloc@hotmail.com

Handouts from the talks  (where available)  may be  downloaded on the right.

 

Start times: Unless otherwise stated, our CET events commence with hot food from 6.15pm, and lectures from 7.00pm. 

Details of the venues are available to download on the right. We use either the University of Buckingham Academic Centre at Milton Keynes University Hospital or the Post Graduate Education Centre at Stoke Mandeville Hospital.

Parking at Stoke Mandeville PGEC is pay-and-display, and at MKUH multi-storey it's pay-on-exit.

 

  

On 15th October 2019 at Milton Keynes Hospital we ran a discussion workshop: 'Technology Solutions in Low Vision Practice', with three interactive CET points each for dispensing opticians (low vision, optical appliances, standards of practice, ocular abnormalities, communication) and optometrists (optical appliances, standards of practice, ocular disease, communication).

 

 

On 6th November 2019 at Stoke Mandeville Hospital we will be running a lecture plus discussion workshop on OCT as a diagnostic tool. This has two interactive CET points each for optometrists (communication, ocular examination, ocular disease) and dispensing opticians (communication, ocular examination, ocular abnormalities). It will include an overview of the principles of investigation using OCT, as well as a number of conditions for discussion and interpretation. Delegates will be welcome also to bring along their own images for discussion, time allowing.THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY-BOOKED.

 

To be sure of receiving your invitations, please send your email address to:

Angela McNamee: bucksloc@hotmail.com.

 

The Chiltern Peer Review Group meets in Amersham twice yearly. Contact Susan Collier for more information: susan7270@hotmail.com  

The Milton Keynes Peer Review Group next meets on 18th November 2019. Contact Claire Ranger for more information: claire@hammondanddummer.co.uk  

Don't forget that any GOC registrant may set up his/her own peer review group. More details are available in the "My CET" section of the GOC website.