Alumni Continuing Education Evening: Evidence based care of the paediatric patient in Australia

Join UNSW School of Optometry and Vision Science for their first virtual alumni evening for 2021 where their focus is on 'evidence based care of the paediatric patient in Australia'.

Please join us as we gather together passionate speakers who are working on initiatives that will enhance our ability, as optometrists and vision scientists to contribute to better care pathways for our paediatric patients and their families.

We are excited to have four distinguished keynote speakers across multiple disciplines; A/Prof Ann Webber, a primary care Optometrist with special interest in paediatrics, A/Prof Chyrisse Heine a Speech Pathologist and Audiologist, Ms Danielle Morgan, Deputy Head of Orthoptics at Sydney Eye Hospital, and Dr Parth Shah, a Sydney Ophthalmologist with a passion for strabismus surgery and paediatric care.

The evening will also include a panel discussion led by UNSW Staff Optometrist Paediatric Lead Ms Amanda Lea and a Q&A session where you will have the opportunity to ask questions of our presenters.

The proposed agenda for the night is as follows:

Start Time





Nicole Carnt (Alumni Coordinator)


Paed Management in Optometric Practice

Ann Webber (Optometrist)


Sensory Processing in Kids

Chyrisse Heine (Speech Pathologist)


Multidisciplinary Hospital Paed Management

Danielle Morgan (Orthoptist)


Urgent Eye Referrals in Paed Population

Parth Shah (Ophthalmologist)


Panel Discussion

Facilitated by Amanda Lea, SOVS Staff Optometrist


Wrap Up

Nicole Carnt




1.75 CPD hours.

Registration is essential via eventbrite:

A link to access the evening will be sent out two days prior to the event.

In the meantime, if you have any queries, please do not hesitate to reach out to us via email: