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Due to COVID-19 pandemic, RCOphth is continuing to review how we may provide educational and training courses during this time, both online and with physical events at our office in Euston, London. View our response to the pandemic here COVID-19 Clinical management and guidance.

Course, seminars and webinars

Central Serous Chorioretinopathy 19 Jan 2022

Jan 19
2022

Location: Zoom

Description: Part of the lunchtime winter webinar series, this session, chaired by Moin Mohamed, Guy's & St Thomas' Hospital, London will feature talks on Clinical trials in CSCR, PDT in CSCR - When , why and how? and Case based discussions.

Places Available: 97

Introduction to Ophthalmic Surgery course – 20 January 2022

Jan 20
2022

Location: London

Description: This course is designed to serve as an introduction to ophthalmic surgery and will offer an opportunity for trainees to learn some of the core skills that form the building blocks of ophthalmic surgery. The focus will be on hands-on practical experience with only short introductions to each topic and at least 5 hours of simulated surgery using the latest model eyes. The course is open to Foundation Doctors, Medical students, Overseas Doctors, in fact anyone who is considering a career in ophthalmology.

Places Available: Fully Booked

Introduction to Ophthalmic Surgery course – 21 January 2022

Jan 21
2022

Location: London

Description: This course is designed to serve as an introduction to ophthalmic surgery and will offer an opportunity for trainees to learn some of the core skills that form the building blocks of ophthalmic surgery. The focus will be on hands-on practical experience with only short introductions to each topic and at least 5 hours of simulated surgery using the latest model eyes. The course is open to Foundation Doctors, Medical students, Overseas Doctors, in fact anyone who is considering a career in ophthalmology.

Places Available: Fully Booked

Polypoidal vasculopathy in a snapshot webinar 26 Jan 2022

Jan 26
2022

Location: Zoom

Description: Part of the lunchtime winter webinar series, this session will be chaired by Professor Gemmy Cheung, Professor of Duke-NUS Medical School, National University of Singapore.

Places Available: 96

Pachychoroid webinar – 27 January 2022

Jan 27
2022

Location: Zoom

Description: Part of the lunchtime winter webinar series, this session will be chaired by Professor Gemmy Cheung, Professor of Duke-NUS Medical School, National University of Singapore.

Places Available: 97

Monitoring Fellow eyes for wet AMD webinar 31 Jan 2022

Jan 31
2022

Location: Zoom

Description: Part of the lunchtime winter webinar series, this session will be chaired by Professor Sobha Sivaprasad, Chair of RCOphth Scientific Committee, Editor in Chief, Eye and Moorfields Eye Hospital.

Places Available: 97

Glaucoma Simulated Surgery skills course – 7 February 2022

Feb 7
2022

Location: London

Description: This is an intense one day trabeculectomy surgical simulation training course.  The gold-standard Moorfields ’Safe Surgery’ trabeculectomy technique will be deconstructed, and each step discussed in detail with the aid of video and practical demonstration.  Participants will engage in sustained deliberate practice of individual steps, with special emphasis being placed on practice of: Scleral flap formation Sclerostomy Releasable sutures Conjunctival suturing  Once all the steps are learnt, participants will be able to perform a full procedure using high-fidelity artificial trabeculectomy eyes; and evaluate surgical competence against a surgical competency assessment rubric.

Places Available: 9

Challenges in the management of neovascular AMD – 7 Mar 2022

Mar 7
2022

Location: London

Description: This seminar will be case based discussions on management challenges in the diagnosis and treatment of neovascular AMD. The seminar will be useful for ophthalmologists, allied healthcare professionals and nurses. Please note this event will be held in person.

Places Available: 40

All you need to know about refractive surgery – 9 March 2022

Mar 9
2022

Location: London

Description:

Places Available: 35

All you need to know about cataract surgery 10 March 2022

Mar 10
2022

Location: London

Description:

Places Available: 37

Inherited retinal diseases – bench, beside & beyond 16 March

Mar 16
2022

Location: London

Description:

Places Available: 38

Introduction to Ophthalmic Surgery course – 21 March 2022

Mar 21
2022

Location: London

Description: This course is designed to serve as an introduction to ophthalmic surgery and will offer an opportunity for trainees to learn some of the core skills that form the building blocks of ophthalmic surgery. The focus will be on hands-on practical experience with only short introductions to each topic and at least 5 hours of simulated surgery using the latest model eyes. The course is open to Foundation Doctors, Medical students, Overseas Doctors, in fact anyone who is considering a career in ophthalmology.

Places Available: Fully Booked

Introduction to Ophthalmic Surgery course – 22 March 2022

Mar 22
2022

Location: London

Description: This course is designed to serve as an introduction to ophthalmic surgery and will offer an opportunity for trainees to learn some of the core skills that form the building blocks of ophthalmic surgery. The focus will be on hands-on practical experience with only short introductions to each topic and at least 5 hours of simulated surgery using the latest model eyes. The course is open to Foundation Doctors, Medical students, Overseas Doctors, in fact anyone who is considering a career in ophthalmology.

Places Available: Fully Booked

Primary Care Ophthalmology – 25 March 2022

Mar 25
2022

Location: London

Description: This session chaired by Miss Stella Hornby & Miss Rajni Jain will cover topics relevant for continuing professional development for general ophthalmologists, GPs with a special interest in ophthalmology and Optometrists with an extended role. There will be a mixture of relevant CPD on clinical practical ophthalmology as well as on elective transformation of patient pathways. Clinical topics this year will include updates watery eyes, the vitreoretinal interface, and how to diagnose optic neuritis.  We will also cover the NHS Transformation Project for Ophthalmology, use of artificial intelligence in cataract follow ups & prioritisation. We will round the day off with a series of interesting cases - the ever popular ‘Hornby’s Odd Ball Eye Cases’. 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. There is good opportunity for networking in the coffee and lunch breaks. This seminar will be held live. If government rules change, it will be converted to online.

Places Available: 37