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NEW! Ophthalmic Practitioner Training (OPT) Webinars

19 November 2020

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 OPT, Past Chair of TTT), and Robert Barry (OPT Training the Trainers Lead).

OPT Curriculum – A Step by Step Guide, Thursday 26 November 2020 20:00 – 21:30hrs

This webinar aims to help Learners understand and follow the OPT curriculum in their unit; and Supervisors understand and support learners following the OPT curriculum in their unit. This webinar includes material from the following GMC standards for trainers:

5: Supporting and monitoring educational progress
6: Guiding personal and professional development
7: Continuing professional development as an educator

Delegates of this webinar can claim 1.5 CPD points.Please register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0vc-6rrTooHdKCE-cAglGX3_VDh7VJxWvi

OPT Portfolio – A Step by Step Guide, Monday 30 November 2020 20:00 – 21:30hrs

This webinar aims to help Learners understand and complete the OPT portfolio; and Supervisors understand and support learners completing the OPT portfolio. This webinar includes material from the following GMC standards for trainers:

5: Supporting and monitoring educational progress
6: Guiding personal and professional development
7: Continuing professional development as an educator

Delegates of this webinar can claim 1.5 CPD points. Please register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0rcOqtqD8tE9b0Rf-9Lmk4MqzVXWbvmNDJ

OPT Workplace Based Assessments (WBA) – A Step by Step Guide, Thursday 3 December 2020 20:00 – 21:30hrs

This webinar aims to help Learners understand and complete OPT WBAs; and Supervisors understand and support learners completing OPT WBAs. This webinar includes material from the following GMC standards for trainers:

4: Enhanced learning through assessment
6: Guiding personal and professional development
7: Continuing professional development as an educator

Delegates of this webinar can claim 1.5 CPD points. Please register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwsc-murTguHde_JBUsF9ysls5Uh35LmmQL