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CESR Applicants Training Day

Nov 21
2017

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Description: The College will hold a training session for CESR applicants on Tuesday 21 November 2017 from 10.00am to 4.30pm at The Royal College Of Ophthalmologists. This training session would be beneficial for anyone thinking of or in the process of applying for Specialist Registration via the CESR route. The Training Session will include: • What is a CESR and who is eligible to apply? • Tips on how to prepare a CESR application in Ophthalmology • An overview of the process and why some applications are unsuccessful • Practical exercise reviewing an evidence bundle to provide guidance on typed of evidence submitted • Question and Answer session • Lunch Places are limited to 24 and will be allocated on a first come first serve basis. The fee is £105.00 inclusive of VAT and includes lunch. If you are interested in attending then please complete the application form attached. Further information is also available from Alex Tytko and Daniah Ahmed in the Education and Training Department at the College.

Max Places: 24

How to deliver a sustainable ophthalmology service in the 21st Century

Nov 23
2017

Venue: Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Description: Sustainability is playing a key part in developing ophthalmic services and increasing workforce morale. This seminar is designed to get ophthalmologists thinking about their practice from the point of view of the sustainability triple bottom line- environmental, social and economic outcomes. There will be a global element, with speakers dialling in from around the world to compare our practice with theirs and a focus on how we can provide a sustainable cataract service into the future. This seminar, chaired by Dan Morris , Chair of the RCOphth Sustainability Group is suitable for consultants, junior doctors and allied health professionals.

Max Places: 60

Ophthalmologists in Training (OTG) 2017 Annual Symposium

Nov 24
2017

Venue: The Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Description: The Ophthalmologists in Training (OTG) 2017 Annual Symposium consists of a series of lectures with highly-regarded speakers giving talks on real-world aspects of ophthalmology to help day-to-day practice. The programme has been designed in consultation with trainees and is tailored to their needs. It is open to all trainees - OST1-4's are especially encouraged to apply. Registrations are now open for Foundation doctors and other non-training grades. A limited number of seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Places Available: Limited Availability

Primary Care Ophthalmology

Nov 28
2017

Venue: Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Description: This session chaired by Miss Stella Hornby will cover topics relevant for continuing professional development for general ophthalmologists, GPs with a special interest in ophthalmology and Optometrists with an extended role as well as for those involved in commissioning. Topics this year will include an update on Giant Cell Arteritis, Ocular side effects of Biologic therapy for cancer, Botox in the 21st century and new surgical options for glaucoma management as well as interpretation of visual fields and how to increase uptake of diabetic eye screening from General Practice. Results of a Service redesign project in Oxfordshire (Minor Eye Conditions Scheme) and also outcomes from the London Local Eye Health Network including IT pilots will be covered. The style will be friendly and interactive and would be relevant to any doctor (trainee or not) and/ or optometrist who sees general ophthalmology patients in a community or hospital setting and delegates will be encouraged to join in the discussion with questions or comments from their own experience.

Max Places: 60

Ultrasound Course

Nov 29
2017

Venue: Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Description: This one day course, run by Mr Hatem Atta, introduces the basic training in ophthalmic ultrasound. The course provides opportunity to conduct “hand-on-hand” supervised scanning on volunteers. It is suitable for all grades of ophthalmologists and allied professions.

Places Available: Fully Booked

Oculoplastics Curriculum Based Course

Nov 30
2017

Venue: The Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Description: A two day course combining lectures and practical work. Suitable for ST3 and above

Places Available: Fully Booked

Clinical Leads Forum

Nov 30
2017

Venue: The Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Description: The Forum aims to provide an opportunity for Ophthalmology Clinical Leads to meet, share ideas and be informed of the latest developments in care delivery. Part of the day will be devoted to developing leadership skills.

Max Places: 60

Macular diseases seminar

Dec 01
2017

Venue: Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Description: The Macular Seminar, which replaces the Elizabeth Thomas Seminar, is aimed at providing an update on macular diseases to clinicians at all levels, allied health practitioners, as well as scientists. The implications of the rapidly ageing population on the prevalence of retinal diseases, especially age-related macular degeneration (AMD) will be highlighted, in addition to an evaluation of our present understanding of the disease, treatments, and ‘missing links’. Advances in other macular diseases, including inherited diseases, diabetic retinopathy, and visual rehabilitation will also be discussed.

Max Places: 60

How to get research funded and published

Feb 08
2018

Venue: Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Description: Chaired by Professor Andrew Lotery this seminar will be in two parts. Firstly it will provide delegates with helpful information on how to organise and fund their research. Secondly it will explain how to effectively organise their writing to maximise the chances of getting a research paper accepted.

Max Places: 60

5th NIHR Industry Studies Master Class

Apr 10
2018

Venue: Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Description: This is the 5th year of our successful research masterclass for industry studies. The masterclass is aimed at experienced as well new researchers - Consultants, trainees, research nurses as well as research managers as well as clinical service managers would benefit from the rich information included in the masterclass programme. The faculty is drawn from experienced researchers engaged in clinical research in NHS, NIHR CRN managers and industry representatives. This masterclass is renowned to provide researcher centred educational content and practical advice that can be translated directly in research practice. The topics are carefully selected and include site selection and feasibility, patient recruitment and retention strategies, research finance- industry studies costing template, as well as patient/public involvement in research. Further enhancing already popular masterclass, this year we have introduced a talk on NIHR study support service, as well as how local clinical research network (LCRN) can support your research. Enhance this already popular masterclass.

Max Places: 60

Management and leadership in ophthalmology

Apr 16
2018

Venue: Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Description: This is the inaugural meeting to facilitate effective joint working of clinicians and managers. The seminar is aimed at ophthalmologists and other ophthalmic healthcare professionals, particularly those seeking to or currently managing and leading ophthalmic services (clinicians and clinician managers), and for non-clinical professionals who manage ophthalmic services (non-clinical managers). It will provide a good understanding of some crucial elements for safely and effectively managing and leading services, and provide managers and clinicians with a better understanding of each other’s roles and perspectives, breaking down barriers for better joint working.

Max Places: 60

Global ophthalmology seminar - how to get involved as a team

Jun 15
2018

Venue: Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Description: Globally, there are 37 million people blind. 80% of this blindness is avoidable. Major efforts have been undertaken in the past 20 years to tackle this burden of blindness and vision impairment throughout the world. The UK has a strong and long history of partnership, skills-sharing, capacity-development, and research in blindness prevention throughout the globe. This Global Ophthalmology Seminar draws on the experience and expertise of a wide range of International and UK speakers. The main aim is to not only address major updates on primary causes of blindness and vision impairment in the world; but to also explore ‘How to get involved, as a team’: in-depth, responsibly, and sustainably.

Max Places: 60