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Non-RCOphth events

RCOphth can help promote events and courses run by our partners and organisations in the eye healthcare sector.  There is no guarantee that your event or course will be featured.  Please download the request-to-publish-courses-and-events-sept2015 form and send to communications@rcophth.ac.uk.

We also advertise non-RCOphth revision courses on this page.

Thu 6 April – Fri 7 April 2017

Coventry Advanced Strabismus Cadaveric Course
Venue: West Midlands Surgical Training Centre, Coventry
This course is aimed at specialists in Strabismus at Fellowship or Consultant level. There is the opportunity to perform complex strabismus surgery in a safe environment on cadavers.  Subjects are covered through lectures, case presentations, video and demonstrations of the relevant surgical techniques by experienced senior squint surgeons. For further information on the course please click here.

Sat 15 April 2017

Binocular, The Royal Free Ophthalmology & Strabismus Course
The Atrium, Ground Floor, Royal Free Hospital, Pond Street, Belsize Park
A one day, hands on approach to the assessment, diagnosis and management of strabismus including pre course reading material, lectures on demystifying the orthoptic report, common presentations of comitant and incomitant strabismus, surgical and non surgical management of strabismus, amblyopia and assessment of vision in children, common examination cases, patient based small group practical sessions with live patients, practical experience in interpreting Hess charts. Suitable for all trainee Ophthalmologists, particularly those about to sit the part 2 FRCOphth exam.
For further information please click here, or contact mrjainsecretary@gmail.com.

Fri 21 April 2017

National Diabetic Eye Screening Conference 2017
Venue: The Royal Society of Medicine, London
This conference will provide an essential update to what’s happening in diabetic eye screening in 2017.
Speakers from the national programme will provide insights into recent changes and those planned for the future, giving key updates for best practice. At the end of the conference, delegates will know about recent changes and planned future developments in national diabetic eye screening programmes, understand modern definitions of good care within the screening programmes for diabetic eye disease and appreciate the patient’s perspective of diabetic eye screening.
For more information and to book your place, please click here.

Fri 28 April 2017

Keele Oculoplastic Dissection Course
Venue: Keele Anatomy and Surgical Training Centre, Keele University
One day cadaver dissection course aimed at ophthalmic trainees. There will be a quick talk covering key concepts followed by a practical session using fresh frozen cadaver material. Topic covered include Ptosis surgery (Anterior & Posterior approach), Lateral tarsal strip, Wedge excision, Evisceration or Enucleation and External DCR,
For further information please contact shahiba.begum@nhs.net.

Thu 4 – Fri 5 May 2017

Newcastle Strabismus Simulated Surgery Course
Venue: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre, Freeman Hospital
Instruction in strabismus surgery is on a one to one basis by experienced strabismus surgeons. There will be an opportunity for you to carry out most forms of strabismus surgery under supervision. In addition we expect you to perform a lateral cantholysis, and enucleation of the globe.
This workshop focuses on practicing surgical techniques on the eye in a safe but realistic environment. Training will be delivered face to face at Newcastle Surgical Training Centre under the direction and supervision of expert tutors. Surgical trainees will perform safe surgical interventions.
For more information and to book, please download the course flyer.

Fri 5 May 2017

NSTC Oculoplastic Course
Venue: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre, Freeman Hospital
The 2017 Newcastle Surgical Training Centre Oculoplastic course is a rare and special opportunity to hone core oculoplastic surgical competencies, under the best simulation conditions available.
The day has been designed with maximum hands on operating time, so that every delegate will be able to perform every procedure under direct supervision, on fresh frozen cadavers. In addition, the faculty will approve work based placed assessments – including evisceration and enucleation, directly contributing to your training portfolio.
For more information and to book, please download the course flyer.

Fri 19 May 2017

7th Annual Whipps Cross Hospital Paediatric & Strabismus Study Day
Venue: Medical Education Centre, Whipps Cross University Hospital
We would like to invite all Ophthalmic Professionals to join us for what will be another thoroughly enjoyable and extremely interesting study day, with a superb range of topics and speakers joining us this year.
You may download the programme here. To book please email: danielle.eckersley@bartshealth.nhs.uk

Sat 3 – Sun 4 Jun 2017

The Moorfields Refraction Course for Ophthalmologists
Venue: Moorfields Eye Hospital
The course consists of a series of lectures about the theory of refraction and prescribing; practical workshops; case studies; tutorials including lens neutralisation, retinoscopy (dry and cycloplegic), subjective refraction and prescribing.
A mock OSCE includes a 12 station exam, as per the College of Ophthalmologists format, with critique and feedback.
For further information: http://www.moorfields.nhs.uk/content/courses

Fri 9 – Sat 10 Jun 2017

EUPO 2017: Cornea Conjunctiva Refractive Surgery
Venue: CCIB, Barcelona (SOE 2017 Congress)
EUPO, European University Professors of Ophthalmology, is the organiser of the annual
course for residents in training. The courses were established 1988, involving an annual
structured sub specialty in ophthalmology. Most of ophthalmology curriculum is
covered over a 4 years period to allow residents to get an overview of theoretical
knowledge during their residency period. Every second year the EUPO Course is
organised in connection with the SOE Congress. EUPO 2017 will be organised in
Barcelona one day before and during the first day of the SOE 2017 Congress.
For further information please download the course flyer.

Wed 21 June – Fri 23 June 2017

BOPPS 2017 Annual Meeting
Venue: Royal Society of Medicine
Sessions will include: Ptosis, Lower Lids, Orbits, Lacrimal, Thyroid Eye Disease, Surgical Tips and there will be free paper and eposter sessions. The outline programme details and updates can be found on the website: www.bopss.co.uk/meetings/bopss-2017-london/

Abstract Submission opens on 2 January 2017 and registration opens for the early bird on 9 January 2017.  For more information, registration and programme updates please contact: conference@bopss.co.uk

Wed 12 July – Tue 18 July

Institute of Ophthalmology / Moorfields Eye Hospital Summer School in Ophthalmology
Venue: Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields Eye Hospital, London
This certificated course is aimed at medical students, junior doctors and others who are interested in ophthalmology as a potential career choice.  It will be presented by consultant ophthalmologists from Moorfields Eye Hospital and other leading clinicians, as well as UCL scientists.  The course will cover interesting clinical and ground breaking scientific aspects of the discipline.
The course will be offered in a mixed format including a Practical Day where students will be taught to use specialist equipment for common ophthalmic problems.
Students will have the opportunity to present their own research posters, network with peers and discuss cases with the experts.
Places are limited so please book early via this link.

Fri 13 Oct 2017

Ophthalmic Imaging: From Theory to Current Practice
Venue: CAP Event Center, Paris
This one day congress, only dedicated to ophthalmic Imaging will include theoretical courses on OCT, Anterior Segment Imaging, Visual Field, Ultrasound, IOL Calculation, Corneal Topography, Imaging for IVI and Laser Treatments, Radiology, Electrophysiology
For more information please visit this link

Unless otherwise indicated, please note that the RCOphth does not run or endorse any of the courses listed on this page.