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Revision Courses


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Intensive Four-Day Revision Course in the Basic Sciences for Ophthalmic Exams
Venue: UCL Institute of Ophthalmology
This four-day intensive revision course covers the major topics examined for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists’ FRCOphth Part I Fellowship and International Council of Ophthalmology’s Basic Science assessments. The course also includes theoretical optics and refraction, plus advice on exam techniques, taught by experts in the field (from UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, MoorfieldsEye Hospital, and other departments).
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Oculus FRCOphth Part 2 Revision Course
Venue: Birmingham & Midland Eye Centre
Oculus is an intensive one-day revision course aimed at preparing candidates for the FRCOphth Part 2 clinical examination. The day comprises lectures, two mock OSCEs and one mock viva. OSCEs utilise actual patients and are assessed by consultants, many of whom act as examiners for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.
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WOPEC Refraction Certificate Revision for Ophthalmologists
Venue: School of Optometry & Vision Sciences, Cardiff University
Two and a half days of intensive practical training. This event has successfully run for many years and occurs 5-6 weeks prior to RCO examinations. All aspects of the refraction certificate syllabus is covered by experienced and qualified tutors, in hands-on practical sessions and mock OSCEs, with individual feedback given.For further information please visit this link.
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.The mock OSCE includes a 10 station exam, as per the Royal College of Ophthalmologists format, with critique and feedback.
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London Refraction Course
Venue: South West London, Imperial Wharf
Bespoke refraction course run by ophthalmology registrars who have been successful in the exams. Pre-course reading material will be included in the course with detailed explanation and top tips about how to score well in the refraction certificate. Suitable for keen foundation doctors with an interest in ophthalmology and ophthalmology trainees. Small group tuition with ample opportunities to practice in a relaxed environment. No prior refraction experience necessary
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Refraction & Optics for Ophthalmologists
Venue: Suffolk (UK) & Overseas
Date: 3 courses per year, or an option for individual tuition
A detailed step-by-step guide on to how to successfully refract is taught giving an enormous amount of tips, enabling delegates to refract with more confidence. Tuition provided into each of the OSCE station subject areas. Suitable for doctors just starting to refract and those wishing to fine-tune their technique.
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Refraction Certificate Course for Ophthalmologists
Venue: Pure Offices, Broadwell Road, Oldbury, West Midlands, B69 4BY
Flexible – booked based on availability throughout the year
Optuitions provides 1-to-1 or 1-to-2 practical, hands-on refraction courses to prepare you for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists’ examination. All aspects are covered in a logical, station-orientated manner. Courses can be one or two days in length and you can also buy access to our online content and video tutorials.
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Refraction Course for Ophthalmologists/Trainees
Venue: Moores Opticians, 73 Bradford Street, Walsall, WS1 3QD
Date: Flexible – one to one throughout the year
A step by step approach to train the candidate to comfortably do retinoscopy, and subjective refraction. Patients are organised by us, and handouts and notes provided. Can be offered as one to one or one to two. Based in the West Midlands and very reasonably priced.
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North West Duke Elder Revision Course
Venue: St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester, M13 9WL
Date: 25 January 2020
This is an excellent course for the Duke Elder Exam preparation. It covers the syllabus and is organised by one of the members of the duke elder exam sub-committee.
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