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WOPEC

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Welcome to WOPEC

Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre Canolfan Addysg Optometrig Ôl-raddedig Cymru

WOPEC is the first Postgraduate Education Centre for Optometry in the World, dedicated to excellence in eye care education through quality and independence.

We provide a wide range of postgraduate taught courses as well as short courses for optometrists and eye care professionals in the UK and Internationally.

WOPEC is accommodated within the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences at Cardiff University and benefits from the involvement of Cardiff's internationally renowned academic staff.

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Wrekin Community Clinic

Shropshire LOC Glaucoma Referral Refinement I

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LOCSU
Venue
Wrekin Community Clinic

OSCE assessments for practitioners in the Shropshire LOC area. Please select one assessment time only and if possible, the earliest available slot. LOCSU Glaucoma Referral Refinement distance learning modules must be successfully completed by 22 Jul... Event Details

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Birmingham Medical Institute

Birmingham LOC PEARS event with peer discussion

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Uncategorised
Venue
Birmingham Medical Institute

An evening event specifically for practitioners within the Birmingham LOC area. Held at the Birmingham Medical Institute. 17.30 -18.00 Registration, refreshments and buffet. The opportunity to practice with Volk BIO and model eyes, as used in the OS... Event Details

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Aston University, Birmingham

Birmingham LOC PEARS OSCEs I

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Commissioned
Venue
Aston University, Birmingham

This event is intended for practitioners in the BIRMINGHAM LOC area.  If you wish to complete your PEARS OSCEs and you are from a different LOC, please contact Sasha Macken - MackenS@cardiff.ac.uk - to book a place on this event. There may be ... Event Details

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South Tyrone Hospital

Northern Ireland PEARS

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Commissioned
Venue
South Tyrone Hospital

This event is for practitioners in the Armagh and Dungannon area who have been approved to complete the PEARS training by Fiona North, Optometric Advisor, Health and Social Care Board NI.   The assessment is in the form of five OSCEs, each tak... Event Details

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Norfolk and Waveney Glaucoma Referral Refinement

Category
LOCSU
Venue
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

OSCE assessments for practitioners in the Norfolk and Waveney LOC area. Please select one assessment time only and if possible the earliest available slot. If you require further information regarding the event, please contact optometry-courses@nnuh... Event Details

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Wolverhampton New Cross Hospital

Wolverhampton LOC PEARS OSCEs II

Category
Commissioned
Venue
Wolverhampton New Cross Hospital

This event is intended for practitioners in the WOLVERHAMPTON LOC area.  If you wish to complete your PEARS OSCEs and you are from a different LOC, please contact Sasha Macken - MackenS@cardiff.ac.uk - to book a place on this event. There may ... Event Details

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Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre (WOPEC)

Advanced clinical skills for European optometrists 2014

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Short Courses
Venue
Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre (WOPEC)

A four day event held within the School of Optometry commences Monday 22th September 2014, 9.30am. This course comprises of distance learning lectures, hands-on workshops, tutorials and time spent in a UK optometry practice; observing how these tec... Event Details

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Low Vision Service Wales

Accreditation

Are you an optometrist or dispensing optician looking to become accredited as part of the Low Vision Service Wales?  Applications … More

EHEW accreditation July 2014

We are planning an EHEW accreditation for 2nd July 2014 to be held in Cardiff.  If you're interested in becoming accredited to perform the EHEW service,… More

WOPEC Youtube channel

We've set up a WOPEC Youtube channel with lecture excerpts from some of our postgraduate modules.  Take a look and let us know if there's anything else … More

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Register with WOPEC to take part in our distance learning programmes, regional events and conferences.

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About

Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre (WOPEC) is a newly formed centre accommodated within a dedicated facility in the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences, Cardiff University. WOPEC is dir… More

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Postgraduate Qualifications via WOPEC (at Cardiff University)



The MSc in Clinical Optometry is a part-time, distance-learning (e-learning) course with practical tutorials/workshops to accompany many modules. There are four ways to learn with us:

A Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert) – 60 credits A Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) - 120 credits A Master o… More