PATIENT INVESTIGATION (PI)

Learning Outcome

Retinal and optic nerve imaging

Code

PI5

Description

All trainees must be able appropriately to perform order and interpret retinal and optic nerve investigations that require some form of imaging such as OCT. They must be aware of new techniques as they are developed. They must understand the limitations of the investigations and the implications of a positive or negative test result. They must be aware of the possible discomfort, distress and risks that the patient may be exposed to involved with the test as well as the cost and resources involved.

Assessment

CbD,portfolio/logbook and end of year review/COECSA exams

Target Year of Achievement

Year 2

Related Learning Outcomes

PI 1 - P10

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Study Guide