Surgical Skills SS6


(What the ophthalmologist is able to do)
To perform surgical and laser skills

Title

Ocular and adnexal trauma

Code

SS6

Learning Outcome

  • Perform surgical repair of ocular and adnexal tissues, including the cornea, sclera, eyelids and conjunctiva.
  • Understand the principles of canalicular repair.
  • Adapt your technique according to pre-operative findings.
  • Manage intra-operative and post-operative complications.
  • Recognise when subspecialist assistance is required, ensuring prompt onward referral when necessary.

Overview

  • Maximise your exposure to ocular trauma management and develop transferable skills for trauma repair.
  • Understand the generic principles of surgical repair.
  • Take full advantage of training opportunities to learn suturing in elective, simulated and trauma situations.
  • Ensure you are readily available for on-call duties.

Assessment

OSATS1 Portfolio Part 2 FRCOphth

Target Year of Achievement

Year 7

Related Learning Outcomes

n/a

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