The purpose of this course is to enhance your skills in evidence-based clinical decision-making, advancing your ability to use the College of Optometrists’ clinical guidelines and other high-level forms of evidence.
Who is it for?
This course is for GOC-registered optometrists working in community or hospital practice. Those completing the prescribing programme will also benefit from this additional resource focused on the College of Optometrists’ CM Guidelines. The course is also suitable for ophthalmic nurses wishing to improve their knowledge of eye disease/differential diagnosis.
Online Launch Date:
Sep: Thursday 22 September 2022
(Module will go live on Moodle only)
Online Synchronous Teaching Dates:
Oct: Thursday 20 and Friday 21 October 2022
Online Discussions: Monday 24 October to Friday 4 November 2022
Written Exam: Thursday 12 January 2023
Exam Resit: Thursday 30 March 2023
The key takeaway from this course are enhanced evidence-based clinical decision-making skills, and more skillful use of the College of Optometrists’ clinical guidelines and other high-level forms of evidence.
This course is fully accredited for CET points.
This short course module is designed to be flexible in allowing you to study and reach your goals at your own pace. Our health CPD courses are credit-bearing modules that contribute to a University degree or award.
Transfer course credits towards postgraduate taught degree
As a health care professional, once you've completed this course you could offset 15 credits as part of a postgraduate programme, continuing your study with further modules to make up a Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) 60 credits, Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) 120 credits or Master of Science (MSc) 180 credits qualification (all credits must be awarded within five years of study commencing).
This course is worth 15 credits
This course can be used a module, contributing to a University degree or award.
Find a list of degrees this module can contribute towards:
MSc Clinical Optometry - Master's degree