> 20/02/12 - 21/02/12 | Ophthalmic Public Health Short Course

Ophthalmic Public Health Short Course


15 Masters level credits


5 day course: 28 - 30 March 2012



Charles Thackrah Building, University of Leeds

101 Clarendon Road, Leeds, LS2 9LJ


About the course

This five-day course offers a valuable opportunity for eye health and public health professionals, clinical directors, managers working in eye health, social care and public health to better understand the links between public health, epidemiology and ophthalmic public health; explore the concept of Ophthalmic Public Health Ambassadors; learn about approaches to evaluation and evidence-based health care. Topics include:

        Public Health leadership

        Health Needs Assessment and Health Equity Audit

        Commissioning eye health care services

        Screening and surveillance for eye diseases

        Health promotion

        Developing a population perspective.


Course leader

Darren Shickle Professor of Public Health, University of Leeds


Course Fees

        675 which includes lunch and refreshments on all teaching days

        Reduced rates for group bookings or for charitable organizations

        RNIB is offering bursaries for 14 places for applicants interested in championing   the population eye health agenda.  We welcome applications from a variety of different disciplines. The closing date for the first round of RNIB funded places is 16th January, 2012


Further details

        Pre-course reading and completion of tasks mid-way through and after the course are recommended, but not required

        For an application pack, and details of sponsored places, please contact public_health_cpd@leeds.ac.uk