COMMUNITY EYE HEALTH (CEH)

Learning Outcome

Screening

Code

CEH1

Description

Trainees must understand the basic principles of screening for disease. They must understand the local and national organisation of screening programmes for ophthalmic diseases. They must provide local screening programmes with appropriate clinical expertise.

Assessment

CbD,Portfolio and end of year 2,3/4 review/COECSA exams

Target Year of Achievement

Year 3/4

Related Learning Outcomes

CEH1-CEH7

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COMMUNITY EYE HEALTH (CEH)

Learning Outcome

Injury prevention

Code

CEH2

Description

All trainees must be aware of available resources and information regarding eye injury prevention and promote the use of protective eyewear and occupational eye safety when appropriate

Assessment

CbD,Portfolio and end of year 2,3/4 review/COECSA exams

Target Year of Achievement

Year 3/4

Related Learning Outcomes

CEH1-CEH7

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COMMUNITY EYE HEALTH (CEH)

Learning Outcome

Disease risk reduction

Code

CEH3

Description

Trainees must be able to recognize ophthalmic diseases which are associated with systemic conditions.  They must recognize when specialist opinion is required for patients with systemic disease.  They must be aware of the ocular and systemic side effects of the drugs they prescribe including the prevention of the likely complications and side effects.

Assessment

MSF, portfolio/logbook and end of Year 2,3/4review/ exam

Target Year of Achievement

MSFPortfolio and end of Year  2,3,4 review/ COECSA exam,

Related Learning Outcomes

Year 1

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COMMUNITY EYE HEALTH (CEH)

Learning Outcome

Contact lenses and Diagnostic equipment care

Code

CEH4

Description

Trainees must understand the proper use of diagnostic contact lenses and other diagnostic equipment and how they should be cleaned and cared for.

Assessment

MSF, Portfolio and end of year 2,3/4 review/exams

Target Year of Achievement

Year 2 yr program/ Year 3/4 yr program

Related Learning Outcomes

CEH1-CEH7

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COMMUNITY EYE HEALTH (CEH)

Learning Outcome

Immunization and supplementation

Code

CEH5

Description

Trainees must be aware of local and national immunization policies and supplementation e.g. vitamin A and be able to implement them in appropriate circumstances. They must understand the risks, benefits and limitations of immunization.

Assessment

CbD, Portfolio and end of year 2,3/4 review/COECSA exams

Target Year of Achievement

Year 3 /4

Related Learning Outcomes

CEH1-CEH7

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COMMUNITY EYE HEALTH (CEH)

Learning Outcome

Tests and drugs in pregnancy

Code

CEH6

Description

All trainees must understand and take appropriate steps when assessing, investigating and recommending treatment for a woman of reproductive age. They must know that investigations and treatments may have possible adverse implications for the woman and her unborn child.

Assessment

CbD, Portfolio and end of year 2,3/4 review/COECSA exams

Target Year of Achievement

Year 3 /4

Related Learning Outcomes

CEH1-CEH7

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COMMUNITY EYE HEALTH (CEH)

Learning Outcome

Developing a health promotion action plan

Code

CEH7

Description

Trainees must be able to identify eye health needs of the population.  They must recognize the impact of health beliefs, religion, culture and ethnicity.  They must be able to plan, organize and deliver quality eye care services using available resources in line with Vision 2020 plans and existing national programmes.  They must understand the cost implications and limitations.

Assessment

MSF,  presentation, Portfolio and end of year 2,3/4 review/COECSA exams

Target Year of Achievement

Year 3/4

Related Learning Outcomes

CEH1-CEH7

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