Workshop '09 | VISION 2020 New Zealand

By: Vision 2020 New Zealand  05-Apr-2012
Keywords: Vision Impairment

VISION 2020 New Zealand's first “Population Eye Health" workshop.

Date: Saturday 22nd August 2009
Time: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.
Venue: RNZFB premises, 121 Adelaide Road, Newtown, Wellington 6021.
Phone: 04 380 2160, Fax 04 389 5254.

Target audience: optometrists, ophthalmologists, eye service providers,
public health practitioners.

Session 1.
9:00 Vision 2020 New Zealand.
Speaker: Don McKenzie. (10 minutes)
9:10 The concepts and values of the population perspective.
Richard Edwards (30 minutes).
9:40 Geoff Duff - Vision 2020 & eye service priorities in NZ (15 minutes)
9:55 The Vision 2020 New Zealand framework for ‘population eye health’ projects.
Richard Edwards & Geoff Duff (15 minutes)
Discussion 15 minutes.

10:25 Visual disability & Maori eye health. Nancy Higgins (20 minutes)
10:45 Policies and issues relating to mild and moderate vision impairment in NZ.
Janet Digby (20 minutes).
Discussion 5 minutes.

Tea & coffee Break: 11:10 (20 minutes)

Session 2.
11:30 Graham Wilson. The Dunedin population-based studies. (20 minutes)
11:50 Prevention of disease: Age-related macular degeneration
Richard Edwards (20 minutes)
12:10 Key eye services - ophthalmic perspective.
Derek Sherwood (20 minutes)
12:30 Genetic eye service. Andrea Vincent (20 minutes).
Discussion 10 minutes.

Lunch 1:00 pm (40 minutes).

Session 3
1:40 The epidemiologist's toolbox (1). Richard Edwards (30 minutes).
2:10 RNZFB and the challenge ahead. Sandra Budd (15 minutes).
2:25 Workforce issues. Ophthalmology - Jim Stewart (10 minutes)
2:35 A public health eye observatory - Geoff Duff (10 minutes)
2:45 Data mining and Electronic Health Records – Michael Mair (20 Minutes)
3:05 Afternoon Tea & Discussion (25 minutes)
3:30 The epidemiologist's toolbox (2). Richard Edwards (30 minutes).

4:00 Setting priorities in population eye health in New Zealand.

4:30 Concluding remarks & finish. Don McKenzie.

Keywords: Vision Impairment

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