These are summarized as follows:

TYA

Explanation

Example

Year 1

This LO must normally be achievedduring the first yearof training and by theend of year 1 at the latest.

CA1(Clinical history)

Year 2

This LO must normally be achievedduring the first or second yearof training and by theend of year 2 at the latest. Failure to achieve a significant number of these LO before the end of year 2 without mitigating circumstances may lead to a trainee being removed from the training programme.

BCS(Basic & Clinical Sciences)

Year 3

This LO must normally be achievedduring the first three yearsof training and by theend of year 3 at the latest. Failure to achieve a significant number of these LO before year 3 may require year 3 to be repeated.

SS4(Cataract)

PS1(Refraction)

Year 1,2,3/4 annual review

This LO must be achieved before the end of year 2andwill be assessed annually thereafter.

BP10-30

COM1-14

Year 3/4

This LO must be achieved in order to complete the core curriculum. It is unlikely to be achieved in the first two years of training but may be achieved anytime during years 3/4

SS5(surgery to lower IOP)