This course is aimed at Diploma Graduates / Graduates in Optics and Optometry, Diploma Graduates/Graduates in Nursing and Graduates in Medicine, with some previous experience and an interest in updating their knowledge of new technology and its application in ophthalmology. The course consists of 2 periods: 3-4 months of clinical practice at the centre, and a period of elaboration of the postgraduate final project.
- Coordinator: Mrs Ana Nolla
- Mrs Neus Calvet
- Mrs Carol Camino
- Mrs Mireia Campos
- Mrs Marta Farré
- Mrs Silvia Funes
- Mrs Claudia Garrido
- Mrs Laura González
- Mrs Lourdes Jiménez
- Mrs Elisabet Lobato
- Mrs Nuria Martínez
- Mrs Elisenda Mata
- Mrs Cristina Muñoz
- Mrs Elena Núñez
- Mrs Carmen L. Ruano
- Mrs Laura Salomó
- Mrs Maite Sisquella
- Mrs Sandra Suescun
- Mrs Laura Zahiño
The evaluation of the student will be done on a continuous basis and with the presentation of a final postgraduate work. Attendance and the final project are compulsory.
The registration fee is €4,280. It must be paid by bank transfer (IBAN: BBVA ES77 0182 4370 80 0201514067 - SWIFT/BIC: BBVAESMM 0182 4370 80 02015140).
- Anatomy and physiology of the eye: anterior pole, ocular adnexa, posterior pole and optic tracts.
- Ocular disorders: the most prevalent disorders of the anterior pole, ocular adnexa, posterior pole.
- Ophthalmic surgery: indications and preliminary tests.
- Types of ophthalmic laser.
- The most commonly used drugs in ophthalmology: types, indications and routes of administration.
- Clinical trials: protocol for measuring best corrected visual acuity (BCVA)
- Research techniques: introduction to statistics.
- Measuring visual acuity.
- Refraction: retinoscopy and subjective.
- Corneal biomicroscopy.
- Assessment of the anterior chamber.
- Assessment of binocular vision: cover test, ocular motility, fusion, stereopsis.
- Computerised perimetry.
- Hess-Lancaster test.
- Electrophysiological tests (PEV, Sd ERG, mfERG, EOG)
- Ocular response analyser (ORA)
- Aberrometría: OQAS, WASCA, KR 1W.
- Confocal microscopy for the study of corneal endothelial cells.
- Biometry: optical (IOLMaster) and contact ultrasound (Alcon)
- Contrast sensitivity test.
- Lacrimal assessment: qualitative (BUT), quantitative (Schirmer), lacrimal duct examination, osmolarity test.
- Assessment of colour vision (Farnsworth, Ishihara)
- Optical coherence tomography (OCT)
- Slit lamp photography.
- Heidelberg retinal tomography (HRT)
- Contact lenses: fitting contact lenses to irregular corneas (keratoconus, ectasia, keratoplasty, etc.)
- Low vision.
- Paediatric optometry.
- Vision therapy.
Ophthalmic patient care
- Health education.
- Physical and psychological aspects of care.
Human resource and materials management
- Consultation planning and timetabling.
- Anticipating material needs.
- Consultation team dynamics.