6th Annual McMaster Inter-Professional Forum for Eye Health and Vision Care


Start 3 October, 2018, 7 30 AM

End 4 10 PM


360 James Street North




Liuna Station

Contact Info

Natalie Park, CHSE Coordinator

Phone: 905-525-9140 ext. 20763

E-Mail: parkna@mcmaster.ca

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 Ophthalmologists, Optometrists, Family Physician / Emergency Room Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Occupational Therapists, Rehabilitation Specialists, Opticians, Residents and Other Primary Eye Care Workers. 


By attending this activity, participants will be able to:

    • Discuss the role of Inter-Professional collaboration (IPC) in the development of a high-quality clinical eye and vision care system models that improves patient’s outcome. 

    • Discuss patient and the community involvement in Inter-Professional Collaboration (IPC), the strategies to improve patient experience of care and the role of the eye care providers in improving outcomes in this patient centered care model. 

    • Discuss the Canadian Perspective on Patient Related Outcomes (PRO), its measures (PROMs) and impact on Health Care. 

    • Discuss the assessment and strategies for Incorporating patient related outcomes and patient related outcome measures to transform Inter Professional Collaboration for eye care. 

    • Discuss existing and emerging technologies for Point of Care Testing (POCT) in eye care and how Implementing POCT can improve impact and patient related outcomes in different sub specialty areas that enhance inter-professional collaborative patient centered care, and it’s key challenges. 

    • Using various CME methods including meet the experts’ forum and others, describe the different innovative technologies and 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. 

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