Competency Training 2015
One day practical course
27th October 2015
Chorley District Hospital, Chorley
Lancs PR7 1PP
This course will enable Orthoptists to develop their understanding of practical training techniques in the field of Specific Learning Difficulties and enable them to feel more confident in their assessment of patients with reading difficulties.
Cost is £65 BIOS members and £105 non-members. This includes all lectures and lecture materials.
Accommodation is to be organised by the attendee. Please contact Dr Northway to discuss this option. mailto:N.email@example.com
Usual BIOS terms and conditions apply, with cancellations only accepted up to two weeks before course starts. After that time, no refunds apply but you may send another suitably qualified person in your place.
Lecture Theatre 1, Education Centre, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle NE7 7DN
Follow link for further directions: http://www.newcastle-hospitals.org.uk/hospitals/freeman-hospital_how-to-find-us.aspx
9.30 – 10.00 Arrival and registration
10.00 – 10.30 Prof Stephenson memorial lecture on Binocular Vision - Prof Helen Davis, lecturer
10.30 – 11.00 Headaches in Children - red and white flags – Ian Simmons, ophthalmologist
11.00 – 11.10 Brief update on ASTEROID – Kathleen Vancleef, vision scientist
11.10 – 11.30 Orthoptics minimum standards audit – Kathryn Smart, orthoptist
11.30 – 11.40 Brief update on the new Neuro-ophthalmology SIG – Joanne Adeoye, lecturer
11.40 – 11.50 Welch Allyn – vision screening device
11.50 – 12.20 The role of the orthoptist in patients with IIH- Nicola Morris, orthoptist
Lunch – not provided
1.10 – 1.40 Lorna Pankethman – Q&A session
1.40 – 2.00 Sophie Vickers – orthoptists in AMD
2.00 – 2.20 Declan McClements – orthoptists involved in AMD injections
2.20 – 2.30 Short break
2.35 – 3.00 A review of the Diagnostic Pathways for SEN children - Judy De’Bell, orthoptist
3.00 – 3.30 Visual characteristics associated with reduced reading ability - Brendan Barrett, Professor of Optometry
3.30 – 4.00 Impact of visual difficulties on motor rehabilitation after early brain injury - Anna Basu, paediatric neurologist
Clinical Tutors Course
5/6 November 2015, Leeds
The course is designed for Orthoptists who are keen to participate in the tuition of undergraduate Orthoptists. The course is open to anyone wishing to become a Clinical Tutor.
Session 2 Teaching Methods and Resources
Session 3 Student Assessment
Session 4 Supervision feedback and assessment
Session 5 Managing the less able student
The course is held over two days. Lunch, tea and coffee will be provided as part of the course package on both days.
Course Tutors Danielle Guy & Laura Tuff
£230.00 BIOS Members;
£350.00 non BIOS-members (Fees must be paid in advance of attendance).
Delegates cancelling may:
Directions to the venue:
The Museum is next to St. James's Hospital, 2 miles to the North East of the city centre.
By Bus - Frequent bus services run from Leeds city centre. Numbers 16, 42, 49, 50, 50A, 61 all stop outside the Museum.
By Car - From M621 follow signs for York (A64) then follow the brown tourist signs. From the North, take the A58 towards the city, and then follow the brown tourist signs.
Special Interest Group Study Day
Derbyshire County Cricket Club
Places are limited - so book soon!
The morning will concentrate on:
Workshops in the afternoon will concentrate on:
WE NEED THE SUPPORT OF THE ORTHOPTIC PROFESSION TO MAKE THESE ADVANCEMENTS SO PLEASE JOIN US AT THE STUDY DAY!
Why you should attend...
9.50—10.00 Introduction— BIOS SIG Leads
10.00—10.30 Melanie Waszkiel, University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust: Staff impressions on Implementation of EPR
10.30—11.00 Use of SKYPE in a clinical setting—Chris Swan, Renal Unit (TBC)
11.15—11.45 Woodhouse—Information Governance
11.45—12.15 Katrina Cooke, Specialist Orthoptist, Lead Stroke & Paediatric Low Vision Orthoptist, Torbay General Hospital : Review of Apps survey, our expectations and needs
12.15—12.30 Demonstrations from sponsors
BIOS Members £35/Non members £50
About the venue: There is free parking at the cricket club
The price includes refreshments and lunch on the day, but EXCLUDES overnight accommodation or travel costs. Cancellations maybe made up to two weeks before the event, if you discover that you cannot attend. After that time, you may send another similar delegate in your place - but no refunds can be made.
24th November 2015
(Invited guest list only)
4 Charterhouse Mews, London EC1M 6BB
The event will start with lunch at 1.00pm and will be followed by some talks from those attending.
There will be plenty of opportunity to catch up with old colleagues and reminisce about experiences, as well as hearing about the current Orthoptic service.
Organiser Ann Walsh mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
Cost £20 (payable in advance by credit card/PayPal)
BIOS Manager’s Forum/Leads of Orthoptic Service UK & Ireland (LOOP)
27th November 2015
Open to heads, managers, leads and deputies
Life After Exemptions and Commissioning:
Leading and Managing the Orthoptic Team Through Change
Who should attend? Heads, Managers, Leads and Deputy Heads in Orthoptic Departments in UK & I
Why should they attend? To assist with their knowledge of leadership, changing systems of healthcare provision, commissioners and receive an update on orthoptic services regionally and nationally
LOOP agenda 271115.docx
Cost (including lunch and refreshments) £60 members & £120 non-members (payable by card online);
Please indicate any dietary requirements or access issues when registering.
The price includes refreshments and lunch on the day, but EXCLUDES overnight accommodation or travel costs. Cancellations maybe made up to two weeks before the event; if you discover that you cannot attend after that time, you may send another similar delegate in your place .
Enquiries to Anita McCallum: email@example.com
Perth Royal Infirmary
Taymount Terrace, Perth, Perth and Kinross PH1 1NX
**Free to BIOS members**
9.30 Registration and coffee
10.10 Case – high myopia/yokayama surgery
10.30 VINCYP – update
11.00 National audit results for POVS
11.30 Peer learning – examples from University/Clinical/Student opinions
13.30 Case discussions
Case discussions are scheduled for the afternoon. If you have any cases you would like to present please contact Claire Gilmour, Head Orthoptist: firstname.lastname@example.org
Oganiser: Janice Waterson Wilson,
Acting BIOS Scottish Network Trustee
Salisbury House · Station Road
Cambridge · CB1 2LA
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