This event is solely intended for Specsavers practitioners within the area who wish to undertake their Glaucoma Part 2 practical
The assessment is in the form of four OSCEs, each takes 5 minutes. Please allow 60 minutes for the whole assessment process. You will receive a briefing prior to your assessment and will be required to remain for the following session to sit as a 'patient' for your colleagues. The OSCEs are based on the four LOCSU Glaucoma distance learning lectures. These lectures and MCQs must be successfully completed three days before the event occurs. Contact Specsavers to obtain the promo code and instructions in order to access these lectures via the WOPEC website.
Results will be emailed 2-3 weeks after the event has occurred. Practitioners who cancel thier booking or fail to attend this assessment without prior contact with WOPEC at least 5 days before the event may be issued with an exam fee of £125 from Cardiff University.
- Checking the calibration of the Goldmann Applanation Tonometer.
- The use of the Goldmann Applanation Tonometer.
- The use of a Volk Lens.
- The use of Van Herick's Technique.
Practice makes perfect - Experience dictates that, if you are relatively new to any of the four techniques named above, it would be advisable to gain as much practice as possible between now and the event. It is expected that you are performing these techniques regularly on your routine patients, particularly the use of a Goldmann tonometer (T Type).