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Ophthalmic Operating Theatre Course

Duration: 2 Days - Start Time: 09:15 End Time: 16:30 - CPD Hours: 7 - Price: £270.00

A list of available dates can be found at the foot of this page.

Course Overview

This course will provide attendees with an opportunity to update their skills and knowledge in respect to adult ophthalmic operating theatre practice. This would be through a series of sessions specifically targeted at the explicit requirements of those working in (and patients accessing) ophthalmic theatres. It would consider the various sub-specialties with ophthalmology and the main areas of practice including pre-assessment, scrub, anaesthetic and recovery roles.

This course would be extremely valuable for qualified practitioners either new to the specialty or recently qualified and associate/assistant practitioners or theatre support practitioners who wish to develop their knowledge. It may also be of interest to Operating Department Practitioners who want to bolster their skills and knowledge within ophthalmology.

Course Content

Day 1

  • Revision of anatomy and physiology of the eye
  • General overview of ophthalmic surgery: cataract, trabeculectomy, vitreo-retinal, strabismus, oculoplastic, corneal
  • The WHO check and key theatre safety considerations
  • Ophthalmic anaesthesia: local blocks, sedation and key general anaesthetic considerations
  • Ophthalmic surgical pre-assessment
  • The theatre environment, efficiency, finance and communication

 

Day 2

  • Scrub practitioner, instrument practice and microsurgery
  • Lasers in ophthalmology, there use and safety
  • Electro-surgery and diathermy
  • The ophthalmic microscope in theatre
  • Assisting the ophthalmic surgeon
  • Micro/histopathology, specimen management and processing
  • Patient recovery and ophthalmic pain

Course Attended By

Course Venues and Prices

  • London - Venue to be confirmed, - £270.00 - 17-18/05/2018

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Email: enquiries@mkupdate.co.uk

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