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10 minutes

GPs,GP trainees

Quick tips: red eye

A practical guide to understanding the seven steps to assessing a patient with red eye

Learning outcomes

On completion of this module you should know:

  • The seven steps to assessing a red eye in primary care
  • A patient with a unilateral painful red eye with reduced vision is a red flag and needs urgent referral
  • When to refer to secondary care.

Written by:

BMJ Learning clinical editors


Laura Crawley

Peer reviewed by:

Sarah Maling

Release date

05 Sep 2014

Editorially reviewed date

11 Jun 2018


Accreditor credit Accreditation statement
ASCOFAME 0:10 hours BMJ Learning has assigned 10 minutes of CPD/CME credit to this module. BMJ Learning modules are being certified for ASCOFAME VIRTUAL (Colombia).
Austrian Academy of Physicians 0:10 hours BMJ Learning modules have been certified for DFT Punkte. DFT Punkte are accepted in Austria
BMJ Learning 1 credit, 1:00 hour BMJ Learning has assigned one hour of credit to this module
Karnataka Medical Council 0:10 hours Karnataka Medical Council (KMC) has assigned 10 minutes of CPD/CME credit to this module.
Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization 0:10 hours Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization (KIMS) of the Ministry of Health, State of Kuwait is the authority responsible for organising all aspects of postgraduate training of medical practitioners and other health professionals in Kuwait. Users within Kuwait can claim 10 minutes credit of learning completed
Royal Australasian College of Physicians 0:10 hours The RACP does not accredit CPD activities, but MyCPD Program guidelines state that fellows can claim a maximum of 50 credits per year for online learning under 'Category 6 - Other Learning Activities'.
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