SURGICAL SKILLS (SS)

Learning Outcome

Surface protection

Code

SS8

Description

Trainees must be able to undertake appropriate surgical and pharmacological measures, including botulinum toxin, for the protection of the cornea and ocular surface. The technique will be determined by the clinical findings and current practice. They must recognise when the patient should be referred for expert management.

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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