Medical Retina Level 1

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

Entry Requirements

  • possess a minimum of a BSc(Hons) in Optometry or equivalent. 
  • possess relevant professional body registration.
  • be a UK General Optical Council registered optometrist for those who want the College of Optometrists qualification.

This course is equivalent to 15 credits.

If you wish to apply for this course please contact moorfields.hq@nhs.net for an application form.

 
£1,150.00
 
 
 
 
Start Date October
Duration Approximately 6 Months
 
 

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The best thing about this course is that is run by the people who work in Moorfields making the teaching the most up to date and relevant to practice. It was great to hear from front line optometrists and ophthalmologists about the latest in treatments and research. I am now much more confident about my own work.