PRACTICAL SKILLS (PS)

Learning Outcome

Assess lacrimal  drainage apparatus

Code

PS6

Description

Trainees must be able to assess the patency and efficiency of the lacrimal drainage apparatus.  They must be able to dilate the lacrimal punctum.  Perform irrigation tests, perform probing safely so as to assess the patency of the canuliculi and naso-lacrimal duct.

Assessment

DOPS, portfolio/logbook and end of year review/COECSA Exams

Target Year of Achievement

Year 3/4 yr program

Related Learning Outcomes

PS1- PS14

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