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Online Course in Optometric Medicine

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FutureLearn

Around the world, 285 million people are blind or visually impaired. 75% of this is avoidable and 90% is in low- and middle-income countries. In this online course, we hi ... [+]

Around the world, 285 million people are blind or visually impaired. 75% of this is avoidable and 90% is in low- and middle-income countries. In this online course, we highlight the key facts about avoidable blindness and global initiatives to address it.

What topics will you cover? Epidemiological data on the causes and prevalence of blindness and visual impairment VISION 2020: The Right to Sight The Global Action Plan 2014-2019 Key public health strategies for cataract and refractive error Health systems strengthening The essentials of the planning process for eye care programmes The principles of monitoring and evaluation What will you achieve? Describe the magnitude and causes of blindness and visual impairment, both globally and locally. Evaluate the key public health control strategies to strengthen service provision for cataract and refractive error in your local setting. Apply the essentials of the planning process for implementation in your setting. Assess the relevance of the Vision 2020: the right to sight initiative and the applicability of Global action plan 2014-2019 to your local setting. Interpret the relevance of monitoring and evaluation for effective management of an eye care service. Who is the course for? ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
November 2019
Part-time
6 weeks
Online