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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN COMPREHENSIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY AND CATARACT SURGERY(CoCs)

The bachelor of Comprehensive Ophthalmology and cataract surgery is a brainchild of Sabatia Eye hospital in collaboration with Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and technology. The program is Clinical office council approved providing an avenue for clinical officers to furthers their studies. This is an in-service training with  a basic requirements of a diploma in clinical medicine. The first enrolment registered fifteen Students with the second intake registering 14 students. This has been a successful training  Our first group of four students graduated in December 2018. A total of 26 students have since graduated from the program.

 

A section Of BSC CoCs Graduates

REGISTRARS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI.

The training partnership with the University of Nairobi has seen the hospital train several high cadre eye care workers. The university partners with Sabatia eye hospital during an elective term period for registrars. Over the years, we have been training an average of two registrars per year however, the capacity has since increased to six registrars in 2016, 2017 and four 2018. As we strategically move towards training, we hope to improve the quality and quantity of training to this cadre in the future.

KENYA MEDICAL TRAINING COLLEGE KMTC

Kenya Medical training college (KMTC) remains one of our major partner in the training of Middle-level eye care workers. We admit both the higher diploma and diploma students for their field experience. As we strive to contribute to vision 2020, we remain committed to providing quality training for middle-level eye care workers. In the past three years, we have trained the following Trainees from KMTC.

Cadre                     2016                           2017                            2018

Cataracts Surgeons 

                    2                               4                          4
Ophthalmic Nurses                       4                               9                              5
Optometrists                       2                               2                             4
Low Vision and Refraction                       4                               2                             0
Total                     10                              17                            13

 OPHTHALMIC SKILLS UPGRADING COURSE (OSUC)

The demand for Eye Care Service has been on the increase in recent years poses a need to train nurses and Clinical Officers as Ophthalmic Assistants. Ophthalmic skills upgrading course OSUC was mainly started to equip healthcare workers with ophthalmic skills. This is a short-term course with three intakes in years where trainees get both practical and theory lessons in managing eye conditions. Our trainees have been performing exceptionally well and some have taken up interest in Ophthalmic care to pursue different pieces of training in this area. Since inception, a total of three hundred and seventy-five students have been trained. This Includes Forty-Seven, from South Sudan Six From Burundi, Six from Rwanda and Three from Malawi.

An OSUC Student taking a practical exam Supervised by the OPD and Theatre Incharges


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