Ophthalmology for Veterinary Nurses

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About the course

Ophthalmic patients can be scary to manage due to the fragile nature of the eye. This course will cover a refresher on the eye itself, how to prepare the eye for surgery safely and how to handle patients with a fragile eye. We will work through things to worry about and what not to worry about, with the aim to improve your confidence in nursing the ophthalmic patient.
Specific areas to be covered:

  • Common eye diseases
  • Patient preparation for surgery
  • Common ophthalmic drugs



Charlotte Dawson BVetMed MVetMed DipECVO MRCVS
European and RCVS Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Ophthalmology


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