Courses We Offer

DNB/PG/FELLOWSHIP COURSES

  • Fellowship Programme (Short Term)
  • Fellowship (Laser and Retina Diagnostics) – 3 months

    Fellowship – Glaucoma – 3 months

  • Fellowship Programme (Long Term)
  • Fellowship in Medical Retina- 12 months

    Vitreo – Retinal Fellowship – 18 months

    Comprehensive Ophthalmology – 15 months

    Paediatric Ophthalmology - 15 months

    Glaucoma Fellowship – 15 months

  • Fellowship of National Board of Examination (FNB)
  • Vitreo Retinal Surgery

    Qualification: MS Ophthalmology

  • Diplomate of National Board (DNB)
  • Post MBBS- 3 years

    Post Diploma in Ophthalmology (DO) – 2 years

    Accredited to National Board Examination.

    Under the Central Government Health and Family Welfare Department.

    Selection through NEET exam

OPTOMETRY COURSES

  • Clinical Internship in Optometry
  • Goals and Responsibilities:

    The Clinical Internship program will be a twelve months program, and the minimum amount of time to be devoted to clinical work will be 6 days per week. This clinical work will consist primarily of clinical posting with optometrists / ophthalmologists and independent patient care.

    Objective :

    i. To understand the basic and advanced principles of Clinical Optometry

    ii. To do a thorough comprehensive eye examination

    iii. To be familiar with basic and advanced diagnostic procedures in Optometry

    iv. To be a competent Optometry Professional with exposure to multi-lingual, multicultural clinical environment and ability to handle different types of patients

    v. To make appropriate referrals.

    Eligibility:

    Candidate should have completed third year of optometry training (without any backlog/s) from a recognized optometry school/college/institute . All candidates must undergo an Online basic written exam and personal interview /clinical skills assessment which include objective refraction, subjective refraction and assessment of ocular health.

    Location:

    The training would be provided mainly in Trivandrum ,Kollam,Kottayam,Thiruvalla,Palarivattom Branches.

    Duration : One Year

    Intake time : August Month

    No. of seats : 50 seats per year

  • Fellowship in Clinical Optometry(FCO)
  • Goals and Fellow Responsibilities:

    The FELLOWSHIP program will be a twelve months program, and the minimum amount of time to be devoted to clinical Work will be 6 days per week. This clinical work will consist primarily of clinical posting with optometrists / ophthalmologists and independent patient care. To do emergency duties on Sunday and night emergency duties according to roster.

    Eligibility:

    -The candidate should have completed 4 years of optometry education from a recognized optometry school/college/institute.

    -All fellow must undergo a basic written exam and personal interview /clinical skills assessment which include objective refraction, subjective refraction and assessment of ocular health.

    Location:

    The training would be provided mainly in Trivandrum Branch. During the program, the fellows would be posted to other cities for gaining exposure.

    Frequency: Twice a year (March and September)

    No of seats : 10 seats per year

  • Diploma in Ophthalmic assistant (DOA)
  • Course is conducted by DME, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Department

Basic Clinical Training programme for Optometry Students and Clinical Optometrists

  • Programme Objective:
  • This training programme will give the basic background and introductory training on

    1. Comprehensive optometric evaluation skills

    2. Basic patient management skills

    3. Documentation and decision making basics

    4. Basic communication skills in optometric practice

Students/Optometrists will be undergoing 06 days of rigorous hands-on training in Chaithanya Academy, Trivandrum on the necessary optometry skills and basic knowledge required for clinical practice as an optometrist.

Time Duration – 06 Days (Monday to Saturday)

Maximum Intake per batch: 20 Students/ Optoms

Eligibility:

Diploma in Optometry, Diploma in Ophthalmic Assistance, Junior Optometrists, 3rd Year students and Interns.

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