• Intern Orientation - EYES

    Things that interns should learn in the Eye procedure station

    A guide for staff teaching sessions.

    Slit Lamp

    - Anatomy of slit lamp for positioning patient including mark for eyes at correct height

    - Anatomy of slit lamp light source

    - Anatomy of slit lamp viewing and how to focus/move

    - Watch a consultant registrar examin an eye including everting lids

    - Perform eye examination with slit lamp including everting lids.

    Eye drops

    What they do, where they are stored, when and how to give them.

    - Fluoroscein

    - Amethocaine

    - Tropicamide

    - Chloramphenicol

    Common causes of red eye

    - Conjunctivitis - viral, allergic, bacterial, chemical and associated treatments

    - Keratitis - Causes and significance and how it is diagnosed and management of HSV, VZV,

    - Foregn Body - Removal

    - Corneal abrasions

    -Flash burns

    Referal patterns

    Bendigo Eye Clinic and Eye and Ear Hospital.

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