Training from Haag-Streit
Haag-Streit will host educational training events in November
The first is a one-day European Ultrasound Training course, which will take place in the Sheraton Hotel at Heathrow on 10 November.
The course, which will comprise of a series of lectures and hands-on workshops, is designed to enable optometrists to learn about the fundamentals of high-resolution ophthalmic echography.
Chaired by NHS Grampian consultant ophthalmologist, Hatem Atta, other confirmed speakers include: Andrzej Dmitriew, consultant ophthalmologist at Poznan University of Medical Sciences; Jens Folke Kiilgaard, senior consultant ophthalmologist at Rogshospitalet in Copenhagen; Tarek El-khashab, lead for ophthalmic ultrasound services at Mid-Cheshire NHS Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; and Rizwana Siddiqi, director of clinical affairs at Boomo Medical.
While lectures will feature talks including Ultrasonography of ocular tumours and Evaluation of vitreoretinal disorders, workshops will cover techniques for UBM and posterior B-Scan examination.
For more information and to book, email Francois Checinski.
On 20 November, Haag-Streit will host a slit lamp imaging course at Radisson Blu Hotel in Leeds.
The one-day event is designed to provide delegates with an overview of imaging and will include demonstrations and workshops with live patients.
Lectures will range from a history of the slit lamp and a step-by-step guide to a basic eye examination, to the various techniques required for anterior imaging, including diffuse, focal and indirect illumination.
The CPD-accredited event can be booked via the Haag-Streit website.