Workshop for Vision Centre Staff

January 13, 2022 aravind

Aravind-Pondicherry, December 19

Project Department, Aravind Eye Hospital, Pondicherry conducted a training session for the staff of its 14 vision centres. This was part of a new project called “Medios AI” anchored by Dr.Swati Upadhyaya, Glaucoma Consultant and Dr.Manavi D Sindal, Head, Vitreoretina Services.  The project requires good undilated fundus images from vision centres.

Ms.Shreya and Mr.Vignesh from Remidio were invited to give hands-on training with Remidio fundus camera. They shared tips to take a good undilated fundus image, enlightened the staff on the importance of lighting while taking an image, walked them through the Remidio dashboard, checked for software updates and ensured proper maintenance.

Ms.Jayashree, Project Coordinator explained the importance of the project, trained them on protocol, workflow and data entry on Google Sheets. In the end, project-related quiz was conducted and the winners were rewarded which kept them active and motivated throughout the session. On the whole, it was a successful and enlightening session for all.