Ophthalmology online - a problem based approach

Provided by

About the course

Key Areas

  • Ophthalmic exam
  • Approach to the red, opaque, blind or wet eye
  • Abnormal pupil sizes

About this course

Do you fear you are not getting the most out of your ophthalmic exam?

This course is aimed at general practitioners who would like to broaden their ophthalmology knowledge and skills. By the end of the course, participants will have gained greater confidence dealing with eye cases.

This course is set at an intermediate level. However, if you are either a recent graduate or you have advanced ophthalmology knowledge and you are interested in participating, we encourage you to enrol. You will have at least one tutor at the other side of the computer to help personalise the learning experience and either fill some knowledge gaps or help you reach a higher knowledge plane

Why do this course?
This course will help improve your ophthalmology problem solving skills, provide you with tips on how to enhance your ophthalmic examination skills and build your knowledge about small animal ophthalmology.

Course details
Course format: An intensive tutor-moderated online learning experience. Resources include course notes with a pre-reading booklet where basic information and definitions will be explained, videos, supplementary reading, self-assessment quizzes and active discussion forums each week in which participants review and discuss clinical material with colleagues and the tutor
Course length: Six weeks


Charlotte Dawson, BVetMed MVetMed DipECVO MRCVS 
Lecturer in Veterinary Ophthalmology 
The Royal Veterinary College 

Marian Matas Riera, DVM DipECVO PGCertVetEd FHEA MRCVS 
Lecturer in Ophthalmology 
The Royal Veterinary College 

Roser Tetas Pont, LV MSc DipECVO MRCVS, 
Lecturer in Veterinary Ophthalmology 
The Royal Veterinary College 

Related article

Adam Bernstein explains why CPD is so important and explores the various ways vets and vet nurses can maintain and develop their knowledge and skills.