MMedSci Ophthalmology Advanced Clinical Practice (Paediatrics)


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Are you a current paediatric eye-care practitioner looking to advance your skills in ophthalmology? Look no further than the MMedSci Ophthalmology Advanced Clinical Practice (Paediatrics) programme. This course is designed for orthoptists, optometrists, and ophthalmic nurses who want to take their practice to the next level. Gain comprehensive knowledge of paediatric ophthalmology conditions and learn advanced techniques and management solutions through clinical, work-based learning. With a minimum 2:1 undergraduate honours degree in an eye care-related field and the support of a local mentor, you'll be on your way to becoming an advanced clinical practitioner in paediatric ophthalmology. Don't miss this opportunity to pioneer new services and improve patient care.

About the course

Expand the role you play in providing eye care for children and young people. Take your career as an orthoptist, optometrist or ophthalmic nurse to the next level and become an advanced practitioner.

Lead academic: Dr Charlotte Codina

This course is designed to help you advance your knowledge, skills and experience in paediatric ophthalmology. Orthoptists, optometrists and ophthalmic nurses who provide eye care for children and young people can access key new and improved skills and tools to become leaders in their field and improve the services they provide.

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Entry Requirements

Orthoptists, Optometrists and Ophthalmic nurses with postgraduate qualifications are welcome to apply.

Minimum 2:1 undergraduate honours degree in an eye care-related degree.

Applicants must be currently working in paediatric eye care and have the support of a local ophthalmologist or advanced clinical practitioner in paediatric ophthalmology, in order to gain clinical experience under supervision, for a wide range of paediatric eye conditions.

A minimum of three years (ideally five years) professional eyecare experience is required.

For full details, please visit the programme website.


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