This is the website for the Edinburgh Foundation
Course in Ophthalmology.
was first held in Edinburgh in January 2007, and is designed to teach the
basic practical skills required by new doctors working in ophthalmology,
or doctors wanting to learn basic ophthalmological examination skills.
for the next course (November 2014) will open in the summer. If you
would like to register your interest in attending the course now, please
send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will send you an
email notification as soon as the applications open, to give you the
best chance of securing a place on the course.
Alexandra Eye Pavilion, Edinburgh
1. To familiarise participants with the instrumentation and drugs in an
ophthalmology consultation room
2. To enable participants to perform basic routine ophthalmic procedures
3. To enable participants to deal with minor ophthalmic emergencies
Sample programme (November 2008 Course)
from the course participants:
"Very good course to learn practical skills in ophthalmology"
"Pitched at a level appropriate for beginners"
"Very well organised"
"Friendly approachable demonstrators"