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Basic Eye Examination and Vision Testing

Dates: 9 November 2018 (Friday)
Venue: Groote Schuur Hospital
​Time: 09h00 to 13h30

Course fee is R 600 per person

This is a half-day course aimed at primary health care trained nurses working in community health care centres, eye outpatient departments, eyes wards and nurses in clinical areas with patients who have Diabetes Mellitus. The course is presented by The Division of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Cape Town.

Course Content:

  • Anatomical structures of the eye and related physiology
  • History taking (use with screening sheet)
  • Torch light examination of the external eye structure
  • Testing visual acuity
  • Detecting signs of eye problems in children
  • Eye conditions to be treated at primary care level & eye emergencies

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A Certificate of Attendance will be issued to participants of the course.

For more information or to register email ce.administration@uct.ac.za

Only participants registered for the workshop will be eligible to attend.