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Developing Practice in Ophthalmology

Duration: 2 Day(s)
CPD Hours: 16
Start Time: 09:15
End Time: 16:30

OVERVIEW

 

This two-day course aims to develop assessment and management skills in ophthalmology and progress towards the competencies required for expanding clinical roles with ophthalmology patients. The programme will appeal to primary and secondary care nurses and allied professionals who work in eye wards, theatres, clinics and satellite clinics.

 

"Excellent! A must either as a refresher or for new staff members."

"Excellent. I enjoyed the course and felt that I learned a lot from it. Highly recommend!"

"By far the best course I’ve attended in 15 years of Ophthalmic Nursing"

Past course delegates

 

CONTENT

 

Applied anatomy and physiology of the eye

Ocular examination - anterior segment examination including lid eversion

The tear film - estimation and treatment

Tonometry

Pupillary pathways RAPD and pupil abnormalities

Optic nerve examination

Estimating visual acuity (including colour, reading etc)

Taking and recording an ophthalmic history

Systemic effects of illness on the eye

Ocular movement

Principle of visual fields

Lasers and the eye including laser safety

Optics and refraction including understanding refractive prescriptions

Principles of biometry and a scanning

Visual pathways and the effects of abnormalities

Intra and post operative complications of surgery

Pharmacology and the nurse as prescriber

Drops are drugs applications and instillation, compliance and concordance

Legal and professional issues -

  • informed consent
  • The nurse and the law including Royal College of Nursing guidelines

 

AIMS AND OUTCOMES

 

  • Develop and enhance skills and knowledge in ophthalmology practice
  • To introduce and equip the attendee with the fundamentals to work towards competence.

 

ATTENDED BY

  • Nurses
  • Optometrists

COURSE VENUES / PRICES

Live Online Instructor Led Course

Zoom
13/06/2024 - 14/06/2024
£ 299.00
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London

Venue to be confirmed
29/07/2024 - 30/07/2024
£ 299.00
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Live Online Instructor Led Course

Zoom
17/10/2024 - 18/10/2024
£ 299.00
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