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Ophthalmic Emergencies Course

This course will provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to manage common ophthalmic injuries and emergencies in the acute care setting.
Category: Emergency Medicine

Overview

Why is this course important?

This course will provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to manage common ophthalmic injuries and emergencies in the acute care setting.

Students will learn how to identify and evaluate ocular injuries, perform emergency interventions, and initiate appropriate referral and follow-up care..

Objectives and Learning Outcome

  • This course will cover the following
    • By the end of the program, participants will:
  • Understand the anatomy and physiology of the eye.
  • Identify common ocular injuries and emergencies, including their causes and clinical presentation.
  • Perform emergency interventions for corneal abrasions, foreign body in the eye, and chemical burns.
  • Manage ocular emergencies such as angle-closure glaucoma, retinal detachment, and orbital cellulitis.
  • Develop proficiency in the use of ophthalmic emergency equipment and medications.
  • Communicate effectively with patients, families, and healthcare providers regarding ophthalmic emergency care.

Who Should Attend This Course

  • Who are the target learners?What are the requirements to attend?
  • Trainee in emergency medicine and general practice

    Course Features

  • Duration 6 weeks
  • Lectures 12
  • Group exercise -
  • Quiz 12
  • Certificate 6

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