DR Grader course outline

PLEASE NOTE: COURSE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Groups

  • Group A – Non-clinical staff / new starters / graders: 5 day course
  • Group B – Clinical staff: 4 day course

Monday – Group A only

  • 09:00 – Group A Registration (ACCESS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE BEFORE THIS TIME)
  • Welcome
  • Basic Diabetes
  • Complications & Management of Diabetes
  • Risk Factors for Diabetes Complications
  • Real Life Diabetes Lifestyle Issues
  • Health Screener Qualification
  • Ocular Physiology & Anatomy
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Introduction to Grading Software

Tuesday

  • 09:00 – Group B Registration and Introduction (ACCESS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE BEFORE THIS TIME)
  • Group A Introduction to Grading
  • Group B Introduction to Diabetic Retinopathy
  • How to Grade
  • Principles of Laser Therapy
  • To R2 or not to R2
  • Quiz

Wednesday

  • Grading
  • National Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Programmes, Principles, Processes and Protocols
  • Quality Assurance
  • Other Ophthalmic Conditions
  • Diagnostic Quiz

Thursday

  • Mydriasis & Case Scenarios Diagnostic Quiz
  • Grading
  • Patients Perspective
  • Grading – Other Lesions
  • History Taking, VA Problems & Stop Blindness Now!
  • Cataract

Friday

  • OCT – what it’s all about?
  • MDT CASES
  • Grading for Final Quiz for Prizes
  • Future Prospects of Diabetes
  • Interesting Images
  • Answers to Quiz
  • Evaluation

Coming up…

DR Grader Course