Diabetic retinotherapy Grading Course
This course is organised in several parts and includes practice quiz sessions for each. A final competency-based exam evaluates the ability to accurately detect and grade diabetic retinopathy and macular edema, and provide appropriate referral plans, according to Australian National Health and Medical Research Council guidelines. A certificate of competency is provided after successful completion.
Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Card (for health professionals)
A basic screening tool for diabetic retinopathy for health professionals conducting to use during an eye check to help determine appropriate referral and follow-up.
Remote Area Health Corps: eLearning
Remote Area Health Corps: Diabetes eLearning Module (video) Developed in conjunction with the Indigenous Eye Health Unit at the University of Melbourne, the Remote Area Health Corps' (RAHC) free and CPD-approved Diabetes eLearning module is explained by Professor Hugh Taylor AC.
This resource has been developed in the form of a short animated video clip which aims to highlight key patient information about diabetes and its effects on the eye, as well as the importance of, and justification for annual eye screening in order to increase awareness in the Indigenous Australian community.
Diabetic Retinopathy treatment explained.
Budaya Productions have completed Sight For All’s video for Aboriginal patients who need to come from remote communities to Adelaide or major towns for eye surgery. “Big City Trip” is played to patients in the health clinics to help alleviate fears about the journey, the surgery, and its outcomes. Sight For All acknowledges OZ Minerals who sponsored this initiative.
Sight For All have recently finished working with Rubber House and Eddie White on an animated video to raise awareness amongst Aboriginal people of the potentially blinding complications of diabetic eye disease. Sight For All acknowledges OZ Minerals who sponsored this initiative.
Titled 'Aunty Mary's Story', this video is the cornerstone of a collaborative campaign between Guide Dogs NSW/ACT and Aboriginal Elder Aunty Mary Hooker, a Bundjalung woman, who has impaired vision. Brien Holden Vision.
Mary, 54, a Bundjolong woman from Taree was declared legally blind last year. Just over 27 years ago she was diagnosed with diabetes and over the years, due to associated complications, she developed diabetic retinopathy. Brien Holden Vision.