Haag-Streit UK (HS-UK), the leading manufacturer and distributor of gold-standard diagnostic and surgical devices and instruments for ophthalmologists, optometrists, and orthoptists, is delighted to confirm that Haag-Streit Academy will be hosting a ‘Slit Lamp Basic Skills course’ and a ‘Slit Lamp Imaging Course’ at the Haag-Streit Academy Training Facility in Harlow on 13 and 14 October 2022.
The ‘Slit Lamp Basic Skills’ course will feature advice from product experts on how to get the most from your Haag-Streit slit lamp. The course programme includes lectures on topics such as; ‘History & introduction to the slit lamp’, ‘The general eye examination’ and ‘Tonometry principles & calibration check’.
The aim of the ‘Slit Lamp Imaging Course’ is to provide attendees with a detailed overview of this highly-skilled ophthalmic imaging discipline. The day will include lectures and demonstrations delivered by slit lamp imaging specialists. The agenda will cover a range of topics, including an introduction to the new Imaging Module 910 and the Eyesi slit lamp virtual reality simulator.
Both courses will include practical, hands-on workshops with live subjects, covering topics including; ‘Diffuse, focal & indirect illumination & retro illumination’ on the ‘Slit Lamp Basics Skills’ course and also ‘Image capture & manipulation’ on the ‘Slit Lamp Imaging’ course. Delegates will be able to claim 6.5 CPD points for their attendance on each day.
Grahame Wood, HS-UK National Sales Manager, said, “We are delighted to be able to start welcoming people back to our Haag-Streit Academy courses. The practical workshops we offer delegates on each day, give the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience with the different slit lamps and to learn from slit lamp experts.”
Grahame continued, “We are also very excited to be able to offer attendees the opportunity to see our Eyesi Slit Lamp simulator in action. This will be the first time we have been able to integrate this fantastic teaching tool into one of our courses. The device offers really valuable experience and learning opportunities for both beginners and more experienced slit lamp users.”The cost of each course is just £100 + VAT and lunch is included in the price.