Ophthalmology online - a problem-based approach

Key Information

CPD Hours: 42 hours

Course Length: Six weeks

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

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02 Oct - 12 Nov 23

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The level it was pitched at felt just right for people interested in eyes but who weren’t experts

Course Information

Key Areas
  • The ophthalmic exam – tips and tricks
  • Develop a logical diagnostic and therapeutic approach to the red eye, opaque eye, blind eye and wet eye
  • Abnormal pupil sizes and what they mean
About this course

Does the thought of having to see an “eye case” make you anxious? Do you fear you are not getting the most out of your ophthalmic exam? Are you confused about what treatment is best for corneal ulcers?

This intensive tutor-moderated online learning experience should help solve these problems for you.

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 notes
In line with the RVC’s environmental policy we are trying to reduce our use of paper, therefore we will not be supplying printed course notes. The course notes will be available electronically as a downloadable pdf on the course which can be printed.



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

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

Marian Matas Riera, DVM DipECVO PGCertVetEd FHEA MRCVS
RCVS and EBVS® Specialist in Veterinary Ophthalmology
Memvet - Referral Centre

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