Refractionist

Nurse Refractionist Training

 

Institute/Training centre information

Institute name

National Refraction Training Centre, Department of Ophthalmology/Preah Ang Doung Hospital

Country/city

Cambodia/ Phnom Penh

Contact person

Dr. Do Seiha (Training Coordinator), campblcambodia@online.com.kh, doseiha@gmail.com

Consortium partner

The Fred Hollows Foundation (FHF) and International Centre for Eye Education (ICEE)

Main funding bodies

FHF, ICEE and AusAID

Course Information

Course name

National Refractionist  Nurse Training in Cambodia

Useful Website

www.pblcambodia.com, www.coscambodia.com

Duration

 3 months

Recognition

 Established and recognized by Government of Cambodia, MoH

Curriculum content

  • Clinical refraction,
  • Practical Refraction,
  • Optical dispensing,
  • Management.
  • Other components included: On-going optometry clinical practical experience and community clinical field work practical experiencing and Eye Health Education.

Recognition

Ministry of Health, Royal Government of Cambodia

Prerequisite qualifications

Certificate of Eye Nursing

Frequency (timing)

Annually

Number of positions available

4 -7 candidates

Fees

USD 2,999

Year established

2008

Language

Cambodian and partially in English

Scholarship opportunities

Yes for local eye care personnel

Environment: internet, computers, library

Available Internet and reference at resource centre, at Department of Ophthalmology.

Equipment and proactive labs (partnerships with hospitals)

Available quality Teaching Equipment and materials

Trainer qualification levels

Certificate of participation in Training of Trainers Course, locally qualified optometry technicians and nurse refractionist.

Text books and materials

Available at the resource centre

Other notes