Basic slit lamp and Goldmann tonometry study day

This study day aims to provide delegates with a comprehensive understanding of the slit lamp anterior segment eye examination and Goldmann tonometry including its history, theory and practical applications.

Overview

The training session will begin with a short talk covering the theory and fundamentals of the slit lamp and tonometry, followed by an opportunity for delegates to engage in hands-on practical training. This will involve using a slit lamp and performing an anterior segment examination of the eye, including Goldmann applanation tonometry to check intraocular pressure using simulation.

Our training is designed to be interactive and engaging with ample opportunity for questions and discussion. You will learn from experienced clinical educators who will share their insights and expertise on the slit lamp and tonometry.

By attending this training session, you will gain a deeper understanding of slit lamp and tonometry, which will help you in your professional practice.

Learning outcomes
  • Understand the indication of the use of slit lamp.
  • Know how to assess the anterior segment of the eye using slit lamp.
  • Understand when the measurement of intraocular pressure is indicated using Goldmann tonometer.
  • Identify the different elements of Goldmann applanation tonometer.
  • Know how to measure IOP using Goldmann applanation tonometer and what the procedure involves.
  • Know how to record the findings.
Tutors

Your study day tutors are:

  • Anjali Praveen (Clinical Educator).
  • Tendai Gwenhure (Clinical Educator).
  • Jo Baduna (Clinical Educator).
  • Lissa Devasia (Clinical Educator).
Who is this study day for?

This study day is intended for ophthalmic nurses, nursing associates, technicians, and allied ophthalmic professionals with an interest in anterior segment examination and tonometry.

Accreditation

A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the study day.

Future training dates

This study day will also run on the dates below. If you would like to be notified when bookings open for these dates please email moorfields.courses@nhs.net

  • Saturday 5 October 2024


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Date Location Time Seats Price
20/04/2024 The Education Hub, 15 Ebenezer Street, London, N1 7NH 09:30 - 16:30 (arrivals at 09:00) 0 Fully booked Join Waiting List
 

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