Optometry

Professional development is an essential part of an optometrist's career path and can be a valuable networking opportunity. Moorfields Optometry Education is a leading provider of intensive clinical courses in optometry related practice, procedures and techniques. Our courses are taught by leading ophthalmologists and specialist optometrists. Our blended learning courses are designed around the needs of professional optometrists that can lead to the College of Optometrists professional qualifications. The College of Optometrists Higher Qualifications micro-credentialled 15 credit modules are delivered through blended learning and are designed to be 85% online to enable you to study in your own time and at your own pace, fitting study around a busy professional life. The courses listed below are for optometrists and for the wider practice team.

 

High quality education is a vital pre-requisite for higher quality patient care

Short courses

Cataract Short Course

Cataract Short Course

This couse will cover the anatomy and physiology of the lens with an overview of normal lens development and developmental defects. The curriculum will be based on the guidelines outlined by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in The Ophthalmic Common Clinical Competency Framework. It will provide you with the knowledge and skills to appropriately manage patients with cataract in hospital and the community.

£1,150.00

Advanced Contact Lenses (College of Optometrists Professional Higher Certificate in Contact Lens Practice)

Advanced Contact Lenses (College of Optometrists Professional Higher Certificate in Contact Lens Practice)

This course will give you the knowledge and skills to provide an enhanced standards of specialist contact lens care. It is for optometrists, ophthalmologists, contact lens opticians and ophthalmic nurses wishing to develop specialist contact lens practice, It prepares you in the development of a detailed knowledge of contact lens design, fitting of RGPs, fitting patients with regular and irregular astigmatism and dealing with presbyopia. It will be delivered primarily mixed mode (85% online and 15% face to face learning), you also have the option to complete this course fully online. This course is accredited by the College of Optometrists which can lead to the Professional Higher Certificate in Contact Lens Practice qualification. 

 

£2,300.00

Advanced Medical Contact Lenses (College of Optometrists Professional Diploma in Contact Lens Practice)

Advanced Medical Contact Lenses (College of Optometrists Professional Diploma in Contact Lens Practice)

This course is for ophthalmologists and optometrists wishing to specialise in the contact lens management of corneal and external disease including advanced keratoconus, post corneal surgery, therapeutic and cosmetic contact lenses, paediatric contact lenses and will include hybrids, piggy back contact lenses, large diameter corneal lenses, mini-sclerals and sclerals. It will be delivered primarily through mixed mode (85% online and 15% face to face learning). You also have the option to complete this course fully online. This course is accredited by the College of Optometrists which can lead to the Professional Diploma in Contact Lens Practice qualification. 

£2,300.00

Children's Eyes: An Introduction

Children's Eyes: An Introduction

This self-paced online course aims to introduce the learner basic concepts of paediatric ophthalmology, in order to give them confidence when approaching children.

£450.00

Ophthalmic Technicians Introduction Course

Ophthalmic Technicians Introduction Course

This virtual self-paced course has been specifically designed to take individuals with no experience in ophthalmology or ophthalmic clinical practice to enable them to reach a level that they can productively join a non-medical professional ophthalmic team.

£250.00

Data science for clinicians: Intensive course in R

Data science for clinicians: Intensive course in R

This online course builds on the learning gained in our introductory course ‘Data Science for clinicians: introduction to coding and data visualisation’. The course provides intensive training on R, the most extensively used coding language for data science.

Start Date: Monday 24th October 2022
£350.00

Glaucoma Level 1 (College of Optometrists Professional Certificate in Glaucoma)

Glaucoma Level 1 (College of Optometrists Professional Certificate in Glaucoma)

This introductory course in glaucoma aims to provide you with the understanding of the condition as well as the knowledge and skills to evaluate a patient who may have glaucoma. It further aims to provide additional specialist knowledge and skills for monitoring patients with diagnosed ocular hypertension (OHT) and suspect open angle glaucoma (OAG) who have an established management plan. You will require to have an intermediate slit lamp skills. This course is designed to suit busy professionals through blended learning that will be carried out 85% online and supplemented by face to face learning.

£1,150.00

Glaucoma Level 2 (College of Optometrists Professional Higher Certificate in Glaucoma)

Glaucoma Level 2 (College of Optometrists Professional Higher Certificate in Glaucoma)

This course follows on from level 1 to further develop your knowledge and skills in the detection, evaluation and management of patients with stable ocular hypertension (OHT) and open angle glaucoma (OAG). You will further develop your skills in detecting change in clinical status and decision making in patients at risk of developing glaucoma. The course is centred around critical evaluation of the evidence base and clinical decision making. It is designed to suit busy professionals through blended learning; 85% online and supplemented by face to face learning.

£1,150.00

Glaucoma Level 3 (College of Optometrists Professional Diploma in Glaucoma)

Glaucoma Level 3 (College of Optometrists Professional Diploma in Glaucoma)

This course aims to equip you with the knowledge and skills to provide non-surgical management of patients with established open angle glaucoma (OAG) and other cases of glaucoma e.g. treated angle closure, pseudo exfoliative glaucoma. It is also builds on critical appraisal of evidence and application to clinical decision making.  It is designed to suit busy professionals through blended learning; 85% online and supplemented by face to face learning. 

£2,300.00

ILS (Immediate Life Support) Training

ILS (Immediate Life Support) Training
Immediate Life Support was developed by Resuscitation Council UK for healthcare professionals who may have to act as the first responder in an emergency, giving them the skills to manage patients in cardiac arrest before a cardiac arrest team arrives.
Start Date: Wednesday 14th September 2022
£160.00 0 spaces available

An Introduction to Data Science for Clinicians

An Introduction to Data Science for Clinicians

This self-paced online course introduces clinicians to data science and provides them with an overview of data science in a clinical context, along with basic skills to handle data. The course gives a broad insight into data science and its application on real data, including artificial intelligence.

Start Date: Monday 12th September 2022
£350.00

Medical Retina Level 2 (College of Optometrists Professional Higher Certificate in Medical Retina)

Medical Retina Level 2 (College of Optometrists Professional Higher Certificate in Medical Retina)

This course is designed to build up from Medical Retina level 1 (The College of Optometrists Professional Certificate in Medical Retina) to further develop skills in screening, diagnosing and managing a variety of medical retina conditions. It is the taught part of the College of Optometrists Professional Higher Certificate in Medical Retina where a clinical placement is required. It is designed to suit busy professionals through blended learning which will be carried out 85% virtually and supplemented by face to face component.

£1,150.00

Medical Retina Level 1 (College of Optometrists Professional Certificate in Medical Retina)

Medical Retina Level 1 (College of Optometrists Professional Certificate in Medical Retina)

This course aims to provide the knowledge of common medical retina conditions and includes topics covering screening, referral and possible treatment pathways, with an emphasis on optical coherence tomography (OCT) interpretation and diabetic retinopathy grading. It also aims to provide you with the knowledge and skills to make accurate and appropriate referral decisions for patients with medical retina conditions and prepares you to commence working under supervision in medical retina new patient triage clinics, AMD treatment-retreatment clinics and to work in photography based diabetic retinopathy screening services. This course is designed to suit busy professionals through blended learning. It is delivered online and supplemented by face to face component.

£1,150.00

Nurse-led Intravitreal Injection Course

Nurse-led Intravitreal Injection Course

This highly sought after course is aimed at clinicians working in an ophthalmic or medical retina setting, focusing on the treatment of age-related macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusion and diabetic oedema.

Start Date: Friday 16th September 2022
£375.00 18 spaces available

PILS (Paediatric Immediate Life Support) Training

PILS (Paediatric Immediate Life Support) Training
Paediatric Immediate Life Support was developed by Resuscitation Council UK for healthcare professionals who may have to manage and treat paediatric patients in an emergency.
Start Date: Tuesday 6th September 2022
£160.00 0 spaces available