mr samer elsherbiny



Basic OCT Course for Allied Health Professionals

HOLD THE DATE: Thursday 13th June 2024

LIMITED PLACES (future dates being finalized: please ask)

Venue: Medical School Building, South Warwickshire University Foundation Trust

Objective: Theory and application of Retinal Optical Coherence Tomography

Target Audience: Nurses, Optometrists, Orthoptists, Medical Photographers, Healthcare Assistants


Format: Didactic and case-based discussions

Date: Thursday 13th June 2024 (10:00 am – 4:00 pm)

Course Organizer: Mr. S. Elsherbiny, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Machen Unit, South Warwickshire Foundation Trust


Cost: £80

Funded places: You may be eligible for funding via this link.

Your place will be confirmed only upon receipt of payment. If your employer is funding your place, please settle this with them before you pay for attending. This event is unable to receive payment from any third parties other than that stated above for the funded places.

Course Payment deadlines: To secure a place, payment must be received by Tuesday 4th June 2024. Cancellations one week or less before the course will incur a full attendance fee.


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Course Aim:

Introduction to interpretation of retinal OCT

Learning objectives:

  • Describe the anatomy and physiology of the eye in brief
  • Describe the basic principles of OCT
  • Describe the normal retinal anatomy on OCT
  • Describe the steps to interpret retinal OCT

Additional Educational Impact assessment: This course has been accredited for 4 CPD points by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. Your certificate will be dispatched upon receipt of your post-event feedback and evaluation.

Parking: Please follow the instructions on the payment machines in the venue car park

Closest train station: Warwick Train Station, CV34 4LA




  • 9:30 am – 10:00 am: Registration
  • 10:00 am: Introduction
  • 10:15 am: Anatomy and physiology of the eye
  • 10:45 am: Diagnostic Imaging in ophthalmic practice
  • 11:15 am: Break
  • 11:30 am: Basic principles of OCT
  • 12:00 pm: Visualizing normal retinal anatomy on OCT
  • 12:30 pm: Steps to describe a retinal OCT
  • 1:00 pm: Lunch break
  • 1:45 pm – 3:45 pm: Workshop: Retinal OCT interpretation
  • 3:45 pm – 4:00 pm: Discussion/Questions/Feedback/Questionnaires

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