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Welcome to the Glaucoma NZ Professional Arena. If you have any queries please email info@glaucoma.org.nz


Glaucoma Professional Education Programme 2019

The 2019 Glaucoma Professional Education Programme for New Zealand optometrists, nurses, orthoptists, ophthalmic technicians and other eye health professionals is now open for enrolments. As usual the programme uses an online web-based course structure based at glaucomaeducation.com, approved by the NZ Optometrists & Dispensing Opticians Board (ODOB) CPD Accreditation Committee - registered optometrists can use the programme to earn maximum of 14 Clinical Diagnostic (CD) Credits.

For more details please download an invitation PDF:

Enrol online now:

NOTE: If you were enrolled in the Glaucoma Professional Education Programme in 2018 you can skip the enrolment step and proceed directly to payment, which is handled on this site by Glaucoma New Zealand. Once we receive your fee we will activate your account and you will be able to log in with your 2018 username and password. If you have forgotten your login details please either create a new account or contact us. You can update any other details once you are logged in.

If you are already enrolled you can sign into the programme...


Glaucoma New Zealand Symposium 2019

Registration Now Open

The Glaucoma New Zealand Symposium will be held in August 2019. This is a one day education event for optometrists and other eye health professionals.

  • WHERE: Alexandra Park Function Centre, Green Lane West, Epsom, Auckland. There is plenty of free parking at the venue.
  • WHEN: Sunday 18 August 2019, 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
  • CONFERENCE PROGRAMME: The overall theme of the 2019 GNZ Glaucoma Symposium will be exploring again the relationship between optometry and ophthalmology. This will be done through topics that focus specifically on this, cases which are examples of strong robust collaboration, and presentation of shared care models from around the country. There will be a focus on identifying glaucoma cases that require prioritisation and emergency glaucoma. There will be an interactive case-based session which was very popular in the 2018 symposium. The scientific programme will be overseen by Professor Helen Danesh-Meyer. Speakers from both optometry and ophthalmology will be present.

Further information about the programme will be posted here as it becomes available – watch this space!

  • Cost: $130 per delegate for a full day of glaucoma education
  • Professional Education: TBC - Application for up to 5.9 clinical diagnostic (CD) professional education points
  • Registration:To register for the Symposium, visit www.glaucoma.org.nz/symposium_form.asp

If you have any queries, please contact Karon Farmer at info@glaucoma.org.nz


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