Full course description

Description

Primary Eye Care Manual aims to provide the knowledge and practical skills required to conduct a primary eye care examination and treat or refer as appropriate. The manual is comprised of 28 subject units, including diagrams, pictures, flow charts and case studies to illustrate key concepts.

It can be used to develop training programs based on local needs and is suitable for training community members or interested personnel and assumes no previous knowledge of the eye.

Format

This resource is delivered through 28 illustrated PDF chapters, available for viewing online or download. 

Summary and 'Test Yourself' questions are included in each chapter.

Brien Holden Vision Institute Academy

The Brien Holden Vision Institute Academy is a center of excellence for global eye health and vision care education.

With a commitment to human resource development and quality life‐long learning, the Academy promotes the implementation of sustainable programs by creating and providing the educational support (courses, resources and advice) essential to human resource capacity building, especially in the developing context.

Underpinning the Academy is the belief that education is the most effective way to build the capacity necessary to influence the change essential for reducing the social and economic effect of avoidable vision impairment.