Module outline and aims
The purpose of this module is to enhance your skills in evidence-based clinical decision-making, including advanced ability to use the College of Optometrists’ clinical guidelines and other high level forms of evidence.
This Clinical Management Guidelines course will include on-line as well as face-to-face discussions and tutorials based on hypothetical clinical cases to address a range of topics including:
The module is for GOC registered optometrists who are working in community or hospital practice. Those that are completing the prescribing programme will also benefit from this additional resource focused on the College of Optometrists’ Clinical Management Guidelines. The module is also suitable for Ophthalmic nurses will wish to improve their knowledge of eye disease and differential diagnosis. The module is fully accredited for CET points.
The module is blended learning – using moodle (City’s online learning environment) to deliver certain parts of the module in addition to face-to-face days.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
OCT: Wednesday 21 and 22 October 2020
Non EEA students can only apply as part of a programme, not as a stand-alone module.
For those students whose first language is not English, the following qualification is also required:
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. ...