Professional Certificate in Low Vision

City University London
In Islington (England)

Price on request

Important information

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Islington (England)
  • When:
    Flexible
Description

From time to time, every practising optometrist encounters patients who suffer from, or develop impaired vision. With the increasing mean age of our population, the number of patients with impaired vision will rise since a great many conditions causing impaired vision are due to "ageing". Given the specialist nature of the topic, it is clear that many more optometrists will need to increase their knowledge and understanding of optometric and general issues relating to the needs of the visually impaired person in order to serve the community effectively. The advanced level of information imparted on this module will update you on recent developments in vision research relevant to visual impairment in addition to providing you with knowledge which will help you to manage a visually impaired person in practice.Examination date: 16th September Course Information Start DateCostCourse CodeApply For additional dates please register your interest Home / EU - £1,000 OVM013 Register Interest Eligibility You should normally be a UK registered optometrist satisfying all legal requirements to be eligible to practise in the UKOverseas optometrists will be accepted on an ad hoc basis providing your undergraduate syllabus and clinical responsibilities are similar to those of a UK optometrist. English Requirements For those students whose first language is not English, the following qualification is also required:IELTS: 7.0Please note that due to changes in the UKVI's list of SELTs we are no longer able to accept TOEFL as evidence of English language for students who require a CAS as of April 2014.

Important information
Venues

Where and when

Starts Location
Flexible
Islington
Northampton Square, EC1V 0HB , London, England
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What you'll learn on the course

English Language
TOEFL
IELTS
IT
English
Optometrist

Course programme

Professional Certificate in Low Vision  CPPD
  • Overview

From time to time, every practising optometrist encounters patients who suffer from, or develop impaired vision. With the increasing mean age of our population, the number of patients with impaired vision will rise since a great many conditions causing impaired vision are due to "ageing". Given the specialist nature of the topic, it is clear that many more optometrists will need to increase their knowledge and understanding of optometric and general issues relating to the needs of the visually impaired person in order to serve the community effectively. The advanced level of information imparted on this module will update you on recent developments in vision research relevant to visual impairment in addition to providing you with knowledge which will help you to manage a visually impaired person in practice.

Examination date: 16th September

Course Information Start DateCostCourse CodeApply For additional dates please register your interest Home / EU - £1,000 OVM013 Register Interest Eligibility
  • You should normally be a UK registered optometrist satisfying all legal requirements to be eligible to practise in the UK
  • Overseas optometrists will be accepted on an ad hoc basis providing your undergraduate syllabus and clinical responsibilities are similar to those of a UK optometrist.
English Requirements

For those students whose first language is not English, the following qualification is also required:

  • IELTS: 7.0

Please note that due to changes in the UKVI's list of SELTs we are no longer able to accept TOEFL as evidence of English language for students who require a CAS as of April 2014.

Application Deadline: