BASIC CLINICAL SCIENCES (BCS)

Learning Outcome

Clinical Epidemiology, Statistics and Evidence Based Medicine

Code

BCS9

Description

Trainees must understand and apply knowledge of clinical epidemiology, statistics and evidence based medicine relevant to ophthalmic practice. They must be able to use this knowledge during clinical assessment, interpreting investigations and planning clinical management for a patient. Their knowledge must include the influence of economic and political considerations (on a local and global scale) on individual and community health and how these may be influenced.

Assessment

Cbd, journal club and Research Project and end of year/COECSA exams

Target Year of Achievement

Year 1, 2,3,4

Related Learning Outcomes

BCS1-BC12

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