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Ophthalmic Specialist Training

New Ophthalmic Specialist Training (OST) Curriculum – proposed start date August 2024

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) is due to submit a proposal to the General Medical Council (GMC) with a start date for the new Ophthalmic Specialist Training (OST) curriculum of August 2024. This will allow time to ensure the new e-Portfolio is fully functional before the launch. The new curriculum and e-Portfolio will be

NEW! Ophthalmic Practitioner Training (OPT) Webinars

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists is pleased to announce a series of Ophthalmic Practitioner Training webinars. These webinars are suitable for Ophthalmologists, Orthoptists, Optometrists and Ophthalmic Nurses who are keen to undertake or support the OPT programme in their unit. The three webinars will be delivered by Melanie Corbett (Chair of Education, Curriculum Lead for

Ophthalmic Specialist Training (OST) Curriculum

The RCOphth OST Curriculum (2010) is presented as a web-based grid that is divided into domains of clinical practice and Learning Outcomes. The OST Curriculum is underpinned by an e-Portfolio system, which simplifies and improves the recording of assessments and tracking of overall progress through training. A comprehensive Resource Library is incorporated within the OST