Netherlands, Utrecht

Eye Care and Diabetes: the Bigger Picture

when 2 July 2012 - 13 July 2012
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 775

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 backgroundn 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 5 other universities (see fee). The programme 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

Bachelor students Orthoptics or Optometry

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

Certificate of Attendance

Fee info

EUR 775: Course + course materials + housing


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

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