TLC Initiative Monthly Issue #14
Teach. Learn. Connect. in July
The TLC (Teach. Learn. Connect.) Initiative is IACLE’s new online education and communications program that will supplement our existing educational activities. Our aim is to support our members, students and industry as recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
Please note that login details for every event are under IACLE Webinars through the IACLETOP Dashboard
‘Grow your contact lens practice’
Throughout July, IACLE is hosting four global webinars themed ‘Grow your contact lens practice’. Brian Tompkins kick starts the series with ‘Business aspects of contact lens practice’ on Tuesday 7 July at 12 noon UK time (BST). Please see the full schedule below.
7 July at 12 noon UK time (BST)
Presenter: Brain Tompkins
Topic: Business aspects of contact lens practice
Meeting ID: 851 1760 1092
14 July at 12 noon UK time (BST)
Presenter: Rakesh Kapoor
Topic: Aftercare visits: Why, when, and how?
Meeting ID: 815 3604 6853
21 July at 12 noon UK time (BST)
Presenter: Nick Howard
Topic: Maximize your potential with soft contact lenses
Meeting ID: 897 3586 3184
28 July at 12 noon UK time (BST)
Presenter: Caroline Christie
Topic: Managing presbyopia with soft contact lenses
Meeting ID: 818 0689 3310
What can IACLETOP offer you?
IACLETOP is our online Learning Management System designed to support educators and their students. IACLETOP is IACLE’s central point to access our online resources and teaching materials, with access via the IACLETOP Login.
NEW this month
Did you know?
The IACLE Library, designed for members to gain access to images and videos from other IACLE colleagues, is growing. FIACLE Prasad Sawant from Sawant Optometry Clinic in Dombivli, India, kindly donated 50 images to the IACLE Library that is designed for members
The ICLC2020 is periodically updated for key changes. The Chinese and Korean versions have recently had significant upgrades.
The IACLETOP Education Team are currently developing regional hubs within IACLETOP to enable members to easily communicate with their peers, launching soon. The idea of the hubs is to allow members to assist one another whilst using the resources within the portal. Each regional hub will be accessible in core languages.
SPANISH-SPEAKING WEBINARS IN JULY
Weekly webinars conducted in Spanish across the Latin America region. Please contact Americas Regional Coordinator Willy Carrillo for more information.
7 July at 11.00 am (GMT-5)
Topic: Challenges to assess GP contact lens fitting
Presenter: Oscar Rodriguez
14 July at 11.00 am (GMT-5)
Topic: Care and maintenance for prosthetics
Presenter: Alvaro Madrid
21 July at 11.00 am (GMT-5)
Topic: Digital transformation and marketing applied to contact lenses, how far can we go?
Presenter: Javier Villanueva
21 July at 7.00 pm (GMT-5)
Topic: Contact lens business
Presenter: Guillermo Carrillo
Journal Club in June
This month, Mahesh Ramar and Supriya Patil are hosting Journal Club on Friday 23 July at 3.00 pm India (GMT+5.5). The team will discuss the most relevant papers and topics related to contact lens education. We encourage all members and Fellows of IACLE to take part in Journal Club. If you would like to present, please contact Nilesh Thite.
Webinar in Bahasa
On Sunday 4 July at 11.00 am Jakarta (GMT+7), Asia Pacific Regional Coordinator Cheni Lee is hosting a webinar on ‘The importance of lens care’. Please contact Cheni for more information.