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ARMC01 Ophthalmology skills master class: assessment of the anterior chamber

Course summary

This day is packed with useful information that will boost your skills when dealing with patients with acute ophthalmic problems. It is one of the few courses providing hands-on opportunities to correctly use slit lamps, practice key ophthalmic techniques and deal with a variety of eye conditions.

Who should attend?

Junior doctors
Nurse practitioners
Practice nurses

Important notes

WHY NOT TRY A MORNING & AFTERNOON SESSION  AND TRAIN TWICE THE NUMBER OF STAFF!!
INCLUDED:
Evaluation and certificate of attendance

Cost

Course duration Course CPD In-house Course
1 day(s) 7 hour(s) POA


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Aims / objectives

  • Master a range of ophthalmic skills in anterior eye chamber assessment
  • Be familiar with a range of eye presentations and appropriate management

Course programme

  • Ophthalmic icebreakers.
  • Identification of individual learning needs.
  • Workshops - options include slit lamp skills, basic & more advanced; removal of foreign bodies; eyelid aversion; dry eye assessment; use of fluorescein staining & assessment and management of some. common and more challenging ophthalmic conditions

Led by

TBA

Recommended text

Field Guide To The Eyes (part of the Field Guide Series)
Batterbury, M; Bowling, B (2004) Ophthalmology: Illustrated Colour Text Churchill Livingstoneriedman, N; Trattler, W (2004) Review of Ophthalmology Saunders
Kanski, J (2004) Clinical Ophthalmology: A synopsis Butterworth Heinemann Health