Ophthalmic Practitioner Training: Peripheral Fundus and Vitreoretinal Emergencies

This is an intense, interactive course tailored to ophthalmic practitioners and advanced clinical practice healthcare specialists. The first of a series, the course is designed to provide core basic sciences and clinical knowledge of the peripheral fundus and vitreoretinal disease.

Course Aims
The course will cover:
  • Anatomy and physiology of the peripheral fundus
  • Common physiological variations and management
  • Management of Vitreo-retinal emergencies and common pathology
  • Medical-legal record keeping for acute ophthalmic care
Course structure

The course features a full day of lectures delivered by leading speakers including Ms Lousia Wickham, Consultant vitreo-retinal surgeon and Mr Paul Sullivan, Consultant vitreo-retinal surgeon at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.

You will have the option to attend in-person at our training centre in Ebenezer Street, London N1 or online.

The course programme will be shared here shortly.

Who should attend
  • Advanced clinical practice nurses
  • Optometrists
  • Orthoptists
  • Medical Students
  • Foundation year & emergency medicine doctors
CPD Certification

CPD certification will be applied for.

Requirement

In order to join the course online, you will need access to a computer (laptop or desktop) with a webcam and microphone.

Booking your place - important, please read before booking your place

Please ensure that you add the correct item to your cart from the options below, depending on your role and whether you wish to attend in-person or online. 

 

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Date Location Time Seats Price
28th February 2023 The Education Hub, 15 Ebenezer Street, London, N1 7NH In person - NHS Allied health care professionals (Nurses, optometrists, orthoptists) £75.00
28th February 2023 The Education Hub, 15 Ebenezer Street, London, N1 7NH In person - Doctors and Non-NHS Allied health care professionals £100.00
28th February 2023 The Education Hub, 15 Ebenezer Street, London, N1 7NH Online - NHS Allied health care professionals (Nurses, optometrists, orthoptists) £50.00
28th February 2023 The Education Hub, 15 Ebenezer Street, London, N1 7NH Online - Doctors and Non-NHS Allied health care professionals £75.00
 

Course fees

Location

 

Taught by

 

Paul Sullivan

Paul Sullivan is a vitreoretinal surgeon and Director of Postgraduate Medical Education at Moorfields Eye Hospital. He worked as a research fellow in the Diabetic Eye Unit at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School. His clinical ophthalmology training was in London and in Southampton under Professor Andrew Elkington, who stimulated his interest in medical education. He has been a consultant at Moorfields since 1997 and was the clinical lead for vitreoretinal surgery from 1999 until 2006, when he took over from John Lee as Director of Education. His major research interest is in complications of cataract and vitreoretinal surgery and he has published many papers in this area. His educational interests are microsurgical skills training, faculty development and elearning. He has set up a not-for-profit publishing company, Eyelearning, which distributes free interactive e-textbooks on ophthalmic microsurgical techniques (see also www.eyelearning.co.uk). eBooks on trauma and vitreoretinal and phacoemulsification surgery are available now. He is a Board member of the Moorfields-Korle Bu partnership and has worked with the West African College of Surgeons on curriculum and faculty development. As well as various ophthalmology educational roles he was elected to the Council of NACT in 2010. He received an achievement award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology in 2013.

Louisa Wickham

Louisa Wickham is a Consultant Ophthalmologist and Medical Director at Moorfields Eye Hospital. Louisa joined Moorfields in 2009 as a consultant in vitreoretinal surgery and medical retina. A retinal specialist with extensive experience in the treatment and management of retinal disease, she has published widely on the subject of retinal disease and is currently involved in a number of clinical research projects. Louisa has a particular interest in surgical innovation and pathway transformation, helping to lead the cataract drive, reducing the waiting list by intensively focusing resources on cataracts to quadruple the number of operations at Moorfields in a week.