PRACTICAL SKILLS (PS)

Learning Outcome

Ocular surface foreign body

Code

PS8

Description

Trainees must be able to remove an ocular surface foreign body safely. They must be able to manage any tissue contamination, such as a rust ring. They must recognise and take appropriate action if there is a risk of intraocular penetration. They must be able to take appropriate measures to reduce the risk of infection.

Assessment

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

Target Year of Achievement

Year 1

Related Learning Outcomes

PS1- PS14

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