This course is aimed at diploma graduates in nursing or optometry and ophthalmic dispensing with some previous experience and an interest in updating their knowledge of new technology and its application in ophthalmology.
- 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 Ana Nolla
- Mrs Elena Núñez
- Mrs Carmen L. Ruano
- Mrs Laura Salomó
- Mrs Maite Sisquella
- Mrs Sandra Suescun
- Mrs Laura Zahiño
Continuous assessment and a theory and practice examination.
Attendance and completion of research work are obligatory.
The Autonomous University of Barcelona course fee is €4,235.
The Autonomous University of Barcelona course fee should be paid at the Office of the Instituto de Microcirugia Ocular
- 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.