PRACTICAL SKILLS (PS)

Learning Outcome

Biometry

Code

PS13

Description

Trainees must be able to perform and interpret appropriate biometry investigation particularly in relation to cataract surgery.  Using both automated and manual keratometry and different types of A-scan.  They should be able to understand and use different and appropriate formulas and be able to select relevant A-constants for different types of IOL.

Assessment

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

Target Year of Achievement

Year 3/4 yr program

Related Learning Outcomes

PI9

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