SURGICAL SKILLS (SS)

Learning Outcome

AC/Vitreous sampling

Code

SS16

Description

Trainees must be able to perform anterior chamber and vitreous sampling through pars plana approach. They must understand the risks of the procedure. They must know how to handle any samples taken from the eye to increase the diagnostic yield and must liaise with laboratory staff so that the specimens are properly identified, presented and transported. They must make appropriate and reliable arrangements for the result to be acted upon in a timely fashion.

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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