What will you learn?

  • After the completion of this course the candidate will be able to perform,
  • Perform comprehensive Eye examination.
  • Diagnose and treat simple external eye diseases.
  • Deliver spectacles on the spot to correct refractive errors.
  • Diagnose diabetes through blood sugar examination and provide counseling appropriately.
  • Help patients interact with ophthalmologist in the base hospital through teleconference about the diagnosis and treatment.
  • Diagnose speciality eye conditions and refer patients appropriately to the base hospital.
Target Group

The training is designed for refractionists who want to increase their knowledge and clinical skills. The course helps in planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating activities towards carrying out a successful practice.

Course Location
Batch Number 1
Start Date
01/07/2019
End Date
30/09/2019
No of Seats
5
Course Co-ordinator
Dr. Usha Kim, DO, DNB
Contact Details
1, Anna Nagar, Madurai – 625 020, Tamil Nadu
914524356100
914522530984
Batch Number 2
Start Date
01/11/2019
End Date
31/01/2020
No of Seats
5
Course Co-ordinator
Dr. Usha Kim, DO, DNB
Contact Details
1, Anna Nagar, Madurai – 625 020, Tamil Nadu
914524356100
914522530984
Eligibility Criteria
  • The candidates should have proficiency in doing subjective Refraction
  • Apart from Indian candidates, this course is open to all in South East Asia Region & Africa.
  • Admission is limited to 5 participants per batch & selection will be made on first come first basis subject to meeting the eligibility criteria.
  • Basic knowledge of spoken English.
Description
  • Aravind felt that there is a need for a permanent eye care facility that could provide primary eye care to rural population. Hence it started establishing vision centres in rural areas.
  • To discharge the functions of a vision centre effectively, customized training of refractionists is necessary based on the skills necessary to run a vision centre successfully.
  • The course will primarily focus on enhancing the skills of refraction practitioners, to upgrade their knowledge and to augment their ability in planning, organizing and execution