Netherlands, Utrecht (NL)

Eye Care and Diabetes: the Bigger Picture

when 6 July 2015 - 17 July 2015
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 895

Upcoming summer we will offer a unique course especially designed for eye care students, both orhtoptist and optometrist, which covers all the ins and outs of Diabetes Mellitus. Besides giving a complete background we will discuss the diabetes care in different countries, the ocular and systemic complications and their treatments as well as the social impact of the disease.

Especially designed for eye care students, both orthoptists and optometrist, this unique course covers all the ins and outs of Diabetes Mellitus. Besides giving a complete background we want to look at the diabetes care in different countries, the ocular complications and their treatment and the social impact of the disease. To give you as much knowledge and skills on the topic as possible, this course is organised in collaboration with 4 other universities. The program consists of: lectures, workshops, excursions and will be case-based to make it as practically useful as possible. Diabetes and all its consequences become an increasing problem around the world. It's time to learn more about it!

Course leader

Carolien Antonius

Target group

Students optometry and orthoptics

Course aim

By attending this course you will get introduced in the general and ocular pathology and treatment of Diabetes Mellitus. You can recognize signs and symptoms associated with Diabetes Mellitus, you know what treatments there are, you can work with low vision aids, and you become familiar with the social aspects that fit this condition.

Credits info

3 ECTS
Certificate of Attendance

Fee info

EUR 895: Course + course materials + housing


Will you attend a course on Healthcare or Life Science? As a student of Utrecht Summer School, you'll receive a 30% discount on all courses of Elevate Health, the online academy founded by Utrecht University and University Medical Center Utrecht. Elevate offers a broad curriculum of interactive online courses in the field of medical and veterinary sciences. After confirmation and payment of your Summer School course, you'll automatically receive your personal discount code to enroll in your Elevate course. Please visit the Elevate website to see the complete course overview.
EUR 555: Course + course materials

Scholarships

Utrecht Summer School doesn't offer scholarships for this course.

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