This course is designed to improve clinical practice and improve the treatment, management and administration of Botulinum toxin for Blepharospasm, Hemifacial Spasm, Bells Palsy, Gustatory Lacrimation and Entropion.
Developed by Moorfields Adnexal Nurse Consultant Nicola Dunlop and delivered in conjunction with Adnexal Consultant Surgeon Daniel Ezra, the course discusses the causes of Botulinum toxin injections side effects and complications and teaches safe injection techniques to minimise these, especially through ophthalmic errors.
You will learn through a combination of lectures, complex case discussions and live injection sessions.
This course will:
This course is intended for practitioners who injection the adnexa of the eyes and face including Doctors, Neurologists, Physiotherapists, Dystonia and Aesthetic Nurse/Practitioners.
CPD points will be applied for. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the course.
|12/06/2023||The Education Hub, 15 Ebenezer Street, London, N1 7NH||09:00 - 15:00 (tbc)||6||£250.00|
Course - £250.00
Observation sessions - £200
Nicola Dunlop qualified as a registered general nurse in 1995 and has worked in Ophthalmology since qualifying. She commenced her Ophthalmic nursing studies at Moorfields Eye Hospital in 1998. Over the last 15 years her role has evolved. On completion of the Ophthalmic nursing studies she worked in the Operating Theatre. Nicola proceeded to successfully complete the Ophthalmic Theatre Course, Mentorship and Counselling Courses. Nicola was promoted to Sister then subsequently to the post of an Ophthalmic Nurse Specialist in the Oculo-plastic/Adnexal Department. She consolidated her academic achievements by successfully undertaking Non-medical Prescribing, Post graduate Diploma in Health Management and a Masters in Health Management. Drawing on her extensive ophthalmic nursing experience, Nicola pioneered the first Nurse-led Botox Clinic, Minor Surgery List, Virtual Histology Reporting Service and Post-Operative Clinic and developed the adnexal patient pathway currently in use in the Oculo-plastic/Adnexal Service. She has developed a patient education DVD on Coping with Loss of an Eye and Minor operative guideline for Nurses. She has been awarded from the British Thyroid Foundation the Evenly Ashley Award 2013 for developing the DVD Thyroid Eye Disease and its Management & Audit. The defining drive for Nicola is to improve continually, the quality of compassionate patient care in its many facets.
Daniel Ezra is a consultant and Service Director for Oculoplastic Surgery at Moorfields Eye Hospital. He has special interest in complex endolacrimal surgery having published numerous articles and lectures widely internationally on the subject. He is also the endoscopic lacrimal surgery lead at Moorfields. Dan graduated from Cambridge and London Universities with degrees in Medicine and the History and Philosophy of Science. After higher surgical training at Moorfields Eye Hospital, he developed endoscopic surgical skills through an interface fellowship in plastic and reconstructive surgery.