This event is solely intended for Specsavers Optometrists within the area who wish to undertake their MECS Part 2 practical.
Practitioners must be fully registered with the GOC and hold a 'GOC-' number in order to book on the assessment.
MECS on-line lectures and MCQs must be successfully completed before booking on to the event. Contact Specsavers to obtain the promo code and instructions in order to access these lectures via the WOPEC website.
We ask for a Lateral Flow Test to be done up to 24 hours before the event. Also, ensure appropriate clinical attire and PPE is worn during the assessment.
This event is funded by Specsavers for their practitioners. Those who fail to attend their assessment, or cancel their booking without prior contact with WOPEC email@example.com at least 3 days before the event, may result in a fee charge to their store.
MECS assessment details
The assessment is in the form of 5 stations, each takes 6 minutes. The assessment is based on the 7 LOCSU MECS distance learning lectures. Results will be emailed 2-3 weeks after the event has occurred.
- Station 1 - Slit lamp BIO (Volk)
- Station 2 - Patient interaction
- Station 3 - Referral
- Station 4 & 5 - Structured Oral
Practice makes perfect - The only practical element is the slit lamp Volk BIO station, it is expected that you regularly practice this examination technique on your routine, un-dilated patients.