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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

The Eye Care Digital Playbook

Mar 1
2021

City: Zoom

Description: Join speakers from NHSX, The Royal College of Ophthalmologists and the national Eye Care Restoration & Transformation programme sharing the successes and challenges of implementing digitally supported care to restore and transform ophthalmic services in the pandemic. The webinar will showcase the NHSX Eye Care digital playbook.

Places Available: 249

AMD Commissioning guidance consultation

Mar 8
2021

City: Zoom

Description: This RCOphth AMD Commissioning guidance has been developed to reflect the growing evidence on drugs and treatment pathway in wet AMD. In addition, we also focussed on new ways of service delivery for patients with AMD including training requirements. Free webinar

Places Available: 453

OPT Training The Trainers

Mar 29
2021

City:

Description: This course is suitable for Ophthalmologists, Orthoptists, Optometrists and Ophthalmic Nurses who are experienced in education and would like to implement the OPT programme in their unit or region. There is no charge but capacity is limited to 18 delegates max.

Places Available: Fully Booked

CESR Training Day

Mar 30
2021

City: 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: 13

TTT Trainees (Teaching and Enhancing Learning)

Apr 13
2021

City: Zoom

Description: This course “Teaching & Enhancing Learning” will help trainees and trainers to develop a variety of educational skills that will help them learn efficiently and effectively. The course will help develop skills to make interactions between trainees and trainers more valuable for learning. The course is suitable for all doctors who are involved with the teaching and training of ophthalmologists, especially ST1-ST4 trainees.

Places Available: 9

Beovu- Can we use it safely?

Apr 13
2021

City: Zoom

Description: Chair Ben Burton Speakers: Anat Loewenstein & Faruque Ghanchi.   Beovu has recently been approved for use in wet AMD by NICE. We will review the latest safety data on retinal vasculitis following intravitreal injection and have the opportunity to discuss the experience and strategies used by early adopters in the UK. Prices: RCOphth members - £20 Non RCOphth members - £25

Places Available: 478

Introduction to Phacoemulsification course 15-16 April 2021

Apr 15
2021

City: London

Description: This 2-day course is designed to serve as an introduction to phacoemulsification cataract surgery for ST1 and LAT trainees who have completed the EyeSi courseware A and B training. The focus will be on hands-on practical experience with only short introductions to each topic followed by practice on a variety of model eyes.  We guarantee that each trainee will have the opportunity to complete at least 10 phacoemulsification procedures over the 2 days. The course is only open to doctors who have been appointed to a ST1 post in 2020, but who are not starting until February 2021. A limited number of places will also be open to overseas trainees and other grades.

Places Available: 3

OPT Training The Trainers

Apr 19
2021

City: Online via Zoom

Description: This course is suitable for Ophthalmologists, Orthoptists, Optometrists and Ophthalmic Nurses who are experienced in education and would like to implement the OPT programme in their unit or region. 18 delegates max

Places Available: Fully Booked

Introduction to Ophthalmic Surgery course – 19 April 2021

Apr 19
2021

City: 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: 3

Introduction to Ophthalmic Surgery course – 20 April 2021

Apr 20
2021

City: 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: 9

OPT Training The Trainers

Apr 23
2021

City: London

Description: This course is suitable for Ophthalmologists, Orthoptists, Optometrists and Ophthalmic Nurses who are experienced in education and would like to implement the OPT programme in their unit or region. There is no charge but capacity is limited to 18 delegates max.

Places Available: Fully Booked

Practice Variation and Medicolegal Issues

Apr 27
2021

City: Zoom

Description: Practice Variation and Medicolegal Issues - is your practice variance negligent? We will cover the results of 18 months of practice variance survey highlighting where we vary in practice and the implications of this. The talk will feature an interactive quiz where we can compare our views and analyse the differences. We will discuss the medicolegal implications of being a practice outlier and the problems we mat face from a medicolegal perspective for clinical decisions which are in the minority of views. We will discuss how we can avoid criticism of these variances.

Places Available: 491

Training the Trainers Supervision

Apr 30
2021

City: Zoom

Description: This course will help teachers and trainers develop a variety of educational skills that will engage trainees and help them learn efficiently and effectively. The course is suitable for all doctors who are responsible for teaching and training ophthalmologists, Eye Care Professionals or medical students. may need to be changed for each event it is used for.

Places Available: Fully Booked

Introduction to Ophthalmic Surgery course – 10 May 2021

May 10
2021

City: 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

Introduction to Ophthalmic Surgery course – 11 May 2021

May 11
2021

City: 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: 7

IOL Fixation Course – 14 May 2021

May 14
2021

City: London

Description: IOL Fixation without an intact capsular bag or adequate capsule support - a practical course which will cover a wide variety of IOL fixation techniques including iris clipped IOLs, sutured IOLs and scleral tunnel fixation. The content will be delivered using surgical videos and wet lab components.

Places Available: 8

Management and Leadership in Ophthalmology

Jun 4
2021

City: Via Zoom

Description: Practical skills, tips and tricks you can use to keep your own and departmental practice working as efficiently as possible. Please note this event will be online via Zoom.

Places Available: 44

Multi-disciplinary Oculoplastics – Bringing you the Best

Jun 24
2021

City: London

Description: A Joint Royal College of Ophthalmologists and British Oculoplastic Surgery Society (BOPSS) Meeting

Places Available: 98