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WOPEC

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Welcome to WOPEC

Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre Canolfan Addysg Optometrig Ôl-raddedig Cymru

WOPEC is the first Postgraduate Education Centre for Optometry in the World, dedicated to excellence in eye care education through quality and independence.

We provide a wide range of postgraduate taught courses as well as short courses for optometrists and eye care professionals in the UK and Internationally.

WOPEC is accommodated within the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences at Cardiff University and benefits from the involvement of Cardiff's internationally renowned academic staff.

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Congratulations Dr Maggie Woodhouse and Dr Kat Evans!!! Association of Optometrists awards

Congratulations to our very own Dr Maggie Woodhouse and Dr Kat Evans who both won awards at the Association Of Optometrists awards ceremony.

Dr Kat Evans was awarded Lecturer of the Year and Dr Maggie Woodhouse received a Lifetime Achievement award. It's a privilege to have them both teaching with us at WOPEC.

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Holiday Inn Birmingham

Specsavers Excel event

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LOCSU
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Holiday Inn Birmingham

This event is intended for practitioners attending the Specsavers Excel training event. 2.45pm and 4.15pm slots are for Specsavers practitioners not attending the Specsavers Excel training event. The assessment is in the form of five OSCEs, each tak... Event Details

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Media Resource Centre

EHEW re-accreditation Llandrindod

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Eye Health Examination Wales
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Media Resource Centre

Eye Health Examination Wales (EHEW) practitioners are required to attend one training event to complete the re-accreditation process. WOPEC will be holding 17 events throughout Wales during January, February and March 2016. Practitioners have the opt... Event Details

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Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre (WOPEC)

EHEW re-accreditation Cardiff 2

Category
Eye Health Examination Wales
Venue
Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre (WOPEC)

Eye Health Examination Wales (EHEW) practitioners are required to attend one training event to complete the re-accreditation process. WOPEC will be holding 17 events throughout Wales during January, February and March 2016. Practitioners have the opt... Event Details

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Specsavers Plymouth

MECS assessment Specsavers Plymouth

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LOCSU
Venue
Specsavers Plymouth

This event is intended for Specsavers practitioners within the area who wish to undertake their MECS Part 2 practical The assessment is in the form of five OSCEs, each takes 5 minutes. Allow 90 minutes for the briefing and full assessment. The OSCEs... Event Details

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Millennium Gloucester Hotel

MECS assessment Specsavers Mini PAC London

Category
LOCSU
Venue
Millennium Gloucester Hotel

This event is intended for Specsavers practitioners attending the Specsavers PAC event The assessment is in the form of five OSCEs, each takes 5 minutes. Allow 60 minutes for the briefing and full assessment. The OSCEs are based on the seven LOCSU M... Event Details

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Royal Glamorgan Hospital

EHEW re-accreditation Glamorgan

Category
Eye Health Examination Wales
Venue
Royal Glamorgan Hospital

Eye Health Examination Wales (EHEW) practitioners are required to attend one training event to complete the re-accreditation process. WOPEC will be holding 17 events throughout Wales during January, February and March 2016. Practitioners have the opt... Event Details

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Nash College, Newport

EHEW re-accreditation Newport 2

Category
Eye Health Examination Wales
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Nash College, Newport

Eye Health Examination Wales (EHEW) practitioners are required to attend one training event to complete the re-accreditation process. WOPEC will be holding 17 events throughout Wales during January, February and March 2016. Practitioners have the opt... Event Details

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Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre (WOPEC)

Refraction Certificate Revision for Ophthalmologists. 4-6 March 2016

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Short Courses
Venue
Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre (WOPEC)

Two and a half days of intensive practical training. This event has run for many years, three times a year. All aspects of the refraction certificate syllabus will be covered by experienced and qualified tutors in hands on practical sessions, maximum... Event Details

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Rowley Regis Hospital

Glaucoma assessment Sandwell LOC II

Category
LOCSU
Venue
Rowley Regis Hospital

This event is intended for all practitioners within the Birmingham, Sandwell, Solihull, Dudley, Wolverhampton and Warsall areas who wish to undertake their Glaucoma Part 2 practical assessment The assessment is in the form of four OSCEs, each t... Event Details

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Rowley Regis Hospital

MECS assessment Sandwell LOC II

Category
LOCSU
Venue
Rowley Regis Hospital

This event is intended for all practitioners within the Birmingham, Sandwell, Solihull, Dudley, Wolverhampton and Warsall areas who wish to undertake their MECS Part 2 practical assessment The assessment is in the form of five OSCEs, each takes 5 mi... Event Details

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Interesting WOPEC facts!

We thought we’d share some interesting WOPEC facts with you:

- We have had 50,000 lectures and MCQs completed since the website began.- Since 1… More

Modules running in March 2016

The following modules start in March 2016, as part of our flexible, part-time learning MSc programme:

OPT001: Low Vision Theory

OPT002: Low V… More

MRes in Vision Sciences

The MRes in Vision Sciences is now open to applications for the March 2016 intake. The MRes differs from the MSc programme in that it has a greater emphasis … More

PGT deadlines

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS CLOSING SOON

 

Please note that the deadline for app… More

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Register with WOPEC to take part in our distance learning programmes, regional events and conferences.

Earn CET points, gain new qualifications and keep your professional status up to date!

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About

Cardiff University’s School of Optometry and Vision Sciences is recognised as a centre of excellence for teaching and research across the world. We have been committed to maintaining an outstand… More

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Postgrad

Postgraduate Qualifications via WOPEC (at Cardiff University)



The MSc in Clinical Optometry is a part-time, distance-learning (e-learning) course with practical tutorials/workshops to accompany many modules.

For information about the modules we offer, please visit our website.

There are four ways to learn with us:

A Postgraduate Certificate… More

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