About this event

  • Date and time Thu 12 Dec 2019 from 5:30pm to 10:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Ophthalmology, Paediatrics and Child Health

Improve your knowledge of normal paediatric development, paediatric eye conditions and emergencies, and equip yourself with the skills to examine children on the ward, out-of-hours, or in low resource settings.

Learn all the above and receive practical advice on preparing, examining and managing children in a non-ophthalmology setting at this meeting. 

This event is free for all RSM members.  

Topics include:

  • Improve knowledge on normal visual development in children
  • Improve knowledge on common paediatric eye presentations
  • To learn more about myopia control In children
  • Improve knowledge of paediatric eye emergencies
  • To feel more confident assessing children's vision out-of-hours or in a low resource setting
  • To equip doctors with kit and tips for systematic examination of children's eyes out-of-hours or In a low resource setting

This is a joint event with the Paediatric Section of the RSM.

This meeting has an optional 3-course chef's choice evening dinner for £50 per personIf you would like to attend the dinner please call customer service on 02072903941.

Can't make it to London for this event? 

You can now live stream this meeting from anywhere. All's you need is a good internet connection. Click here to book the live stream. 

 

There are bursary places available for all Ophthalmology meetings - send your request to ophthalmology@rsm.ac.uk

The Ophthalmology Section would like to thank Whitehall for their generous donation and Bausch + Lomb and Johnson & Johnson for supporting the Academic Year 2019-2020 Programme of Events
Please note that none of the companies listed have had any influence or involvement over the agenda, content or organisation of this meeting.

Tickets

Standard pricing available until 11 December 2019.

Member

RSM Member
Day 1
£0.00 Meeting
£50.00 Dinner
(optional)

Non - Member

Consultant / GP
Day 1
£35.00 Meeting
£50.00 Dinner
(optional)
Trainee
Day 1
£15.00 Meeting
£50.00 Dinner
(optional)
AHP / Nurse / Midwife
Day 1
£15.00 Meeting
£50.00 Dinner
(optional)
Student
Day 1
£10.00 Meeting
£50.00 Dinner
(optional)

Key speakers

Mr Saurabh Jain

Clinical Director of Services at The Royal Free Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, as well as Honorary Associate Professor at University College London and Training Programme Director and Simulation Lead for North Thames Deanery, Health Education England.

Speaker's biography

Mr Jain has special expertise in all aspects of paediatric ophthalmology, adult strablsmus, toxin and cataract surgery. He is an active member of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and the British Isles Paediatric
Ophthalmology and Strabismus Association.

Miss Rushmia Karim

Consultant Ophthalmologist at the Royal Berkshire Hospital and King Edward VII Hospital, Windsor.

Speaker's biography

Miss Karim specialises in paediatric ophthalmology, strabismus and cataract surgery. Rushmia has undertaken research in Ophthalmology, Epidemiology, and Genomlcs.

Mr Bhavin Shah

Behavioural Optometrist and Visual Performance Specialist.

Speaker's biography

Mr Shah specialises in children's' vision and development. He has significant experience In myopia control
and is an industry speaker on this topic. He recently won the prestigious Contact Lens Practitioner of the Year 2019 award. He is a passionate technophile and is co-founder and Chief Optometric Officer of a start-up in visual technologies.

Mrs Louise Garnham

Experienced orthoptist, and has recently retired from Moorfields Eye Hospital.

Speaker's biography

During her career, Mrs Garnham was the volunteer orthoptist for Orbis Flying Eye Hospital and has been a valued team member on a number of the training missions.

Agenda

View the programme

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction
Common paediatric eye conditions

Mr Saurabh Jain, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Clinical Director, Ophthalmology, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust and Training Program Director, North Thames DeaneryHealth Education England 

Paediatric eye emergencies

Miss Rushmia Karim, Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist, Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Normal visual development in children and myopia control

Mr Bhavin Shah, Behavioural Optometrist and Specialist in Childrens’ Vision and Development, Industry Speaker on Myopia Control 

Comfort break
Examining childrens' vision in low-resource settings

Mrs Louise Garnham, Former Deputy Head of Orthoptics, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Surviving out-of-hours and ward reviews: Kit tips and handy hints 

Miss Dhakshayini Muhundhakumar, Ophthalmologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Panel discussion

All Speakers 

Close of meeting
Optional dinner

Pre-booked delegates only

Sponsors

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

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