Diagnosed stable Ocular Hypertensives will be discharged from BRI Eye Dept and asked to attend an accredited practitioner. The interval will be specified by the diagnosing consultant.
Goldman pressures, threshold fields and Indirect Optic Disc assessment will be required by the accredited Optometrist.
The accreditation requirements will be those specified by the LOCSU/WOPEC distance learning package in Glaucoma Referral Refinament Level 2.
Click here for instructions on how to gain accreditation. The Code is LOCSU and password is 2331959 for the WOPEC course. Click here for the WOPEC instructions. After successful completion of the module you will be emailed a certificate which need to be forwarded to the LOC. Please email your certificate to firstname.lastname@example.org
Full details on the OHTMS protocol and pathways are available to download below:
The fee payable for a OHTMS Examination is £42.00. The OHTMS Examination does not now need to be done at the same time as a GOS Examination. The claim will be via a claims spreadsheet in the same way as IOP refinement.
Please note that it is practitioners that are accredited, not practices.