SURGICAL SKILLS (SS)

Learning Outcome

Common Lid Surgery

Code

SS7

Description

Trainees must be able to manage patients with lid problems. They must understand and recognise the causes of lid mal-position and lash mis-direction and the surgical options available. They must be able to perform tarsal plate rotation surgery for trachoma trichiasis. They must be able to manage lid lesions by performing appropriate incision, curettage, biopsy or excision. They must recognise when the management requires expert referral.

Assessment

OSATS1 Portfolio, end of year exams, COECSA Exams

Target Year of Achievement

Year 3/4 yr program

Related Learning Outcomes

SS1 - SS17

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