SURGICAL SKILLS (SS)

Learning Outcome

Cataract surgery

Code

SS4

Description

All trainees must be able to perform contemporary cataract surgery. In the early stages of training this may involve a modular approach with performance of stages in the operation. By the end of training they must be able to complete a full operating list independently. The technique of surgery will be determined by clinical indications and current surgical practice. They must be able to adapt their technique according to pre-operative findings. They must be able to manage intra-operative and post-operative complications

Assessment

OSATS1 Portfolio, end of year exams, COECSA Exams

Target Year of Achievement

Year 3/4 (annual review)

Related Learning Outcomes

SS1 - SS17

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