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Professional Certificate in Paediatric Eye Care CPPD

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Course overview

The module provides advanced and specialised theoretical background knowledge and practical skills for paediatric visual problems and their management. The module is fully accredited for CET points and will provide at least 24 of the 36 points required for continued registration.

The module will feature the following:

  • Examination of children
  • Comprehensive lecture notes and access to web-based virtual learning environment
  • Lectures and training delivered by leading Ophthalmologists,Optometrists and Orthoptists in the field.

This module will not be running until the 2018/19.

Eligibility

Eligibility

Prerequisite knowledge

Non EEA students can only apply as part of a programme, not as a stand-alone module.

  • You should normally be a UK registered optometrist satisfying all legal requirements to be eligible to practise in the UK
  • You should also be registered with the General Optical Council
  • Overseas optometrists will be accepted on an ad-hoc basis providing your undergraduate syllabus and clinical responsibilities are similar to those of a UK optometrist.

English requirements

For those students whose first language is not English, the following qualification is also required:

  • IELTS: 7.0

Please note that due to changes in the UKVI's list of SELTs we are no longer able to accept TOEFL as evidence of English language for students who require a CAS as of April 2014.

Module leaders

  • Dr Catherine Suttle

    Catherine is an optometrist who joined City University London in 2013, having previously worked at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

    Catherine studied dispensing optics by correspondence at City College, graduating in 1980. She then enrolled at City University London as an Optometry student, and graduated in 1992. ...