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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.

For updates on webinars, seminars and skills courses available, please visit the respective pages or view the listings below.

Course, seminars and webinars

CESR Training Day

Jun 22
2021

Location: London

Description: This session would be beneficial for anyone thinking of or in the process of applying for Specialist Registration via the CESR route including what is CESR and who is eligible to apply?

Places Available: 21

Multi-disciplinary Oculoplastics – Bringing you the Best

Jun 24
2021

Location: Via Zoom

Description: This symposium is a joint-venture between The Royal College of Ophthalmologists and BOPPS. We hope to showcase updates in lacrimal, orbital and  oculoplastic surgery including reconstructive and aesthetic  elements. We will also focus on multidisciplinary collaboration which is so important within our specialty. We have speakers from our own specialty and from multidisciplinary teams contributing. The topics covered include updates on new techniques and treatments, interesting cases and promoting best practice using a multidisciplinary approach. Organised and chaired by Mr Ahmad Aziz, Miss Rajni Jain, Miss Carole Jones, Miss Vickie Lee, Mr David Verity & Mr Colin Vize

Places Available: 44

Cornea Curriculum Course – 1-2 July 2021

Jul 1
2021

Location: London

Description: Surgical skills, two-day-course on Corneal transplantation (penetrating keratoplasty, DALK, DSEK, PDEK and DMEK), and Common Corneal procedures (Suturing, gluing, Amniotic membrane and others).  Suitable for mid-career trainees and early career consultants. Overseas doctors welcome.

Places Available: Fully Booked

Introduction to DMEK and DSEK surgery – 8 July 2021

Jul 8
2021

Location: London

Description: Selective endothelial transplantation has become the standard approach for treating corneal endothelial failure, with DMEK and DSEK techniques effective and suitable in different clinical situations. This course is an introduction to the theory and practise of DMEK and DSEK, with an emphasis on small-group wet-lab surgery. The course instructors (Leyland and Anandan) each have more than 10 years’ experience in selective endothelial transplantation, having first organised the RCOphth DSEK wet-lab in 2013. Appropriate material is provided for donor preparation of DMEK and DSEK surgery. The course is suitable for consultants and for senior trainees intending on a career in corneal surgery.

Places Available: 3

Introduction to Ophthalmic Surgery course – 9 September 2021

Sep 9
2021

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 -10 September 2021

Sep 10
2021

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

Nystagmus morning seminar – 17 September 2021

Sep 17
2021

Location: Zoom

Description: This seminar will cover all aspects of nystagmus. The event will run from 09.30 - 13.00.

Places Available: 89

Ocular oncology demystified seminar – 30 September 2021

Sep 30
2021

Location: London

Description: This seminar is being organised in the memory of Ms Victoria Cohen. Chaired by Mr Vikas Chadha, Gartnavel General Hospital Glasgow & Professor Mandeep Sagoo, UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields Eye Hospital

Places Available: 91

Infectious Uveitis seminar – 13 October 2021

Oct 13
2021

Location: Manchester

Description: This one day seminar will be cover all aspects of infectious uveitis

Places Available: 97

Introduction to Ophthalmic Surgery course – 14 October 2021

Oct 14
2021

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 – 15 October 2021

Oct 15
2021

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 – 4 November 2021

Nov 4
2021

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: 1

Modern approach in Vitreoretinal surgery – 4 November 2021

Nov 4
2021

Location: Via Zoom

Description: This course is ideal for optometrists, nurses, fellows and surgeons who are looking to update their knowledge on common aspects of Vitreoretinal surgery. We will discuss the major issues in the management of the macula in RRD repair, macular hole surgery, timing of vitrectomy in diabetic tractional retinal detachment, trauma, uveitis and complications of cataract surgery. This course aims to provide insights to the frequent questions that arise in daily clinical practice. Chaired by Tom Williamson and Anna Grabowska. The course will  take place via Zoom from 10.00 - 14.15.

Places Available: 100

Introduction to Ophthalmic Surgery course – 5 November 2021

Nov 5
2021

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

SAS 12th National Eye Meeting – 19 November 2021

Nov 19
2021

Location: London

Description:

Places Available: 43