The Sankara Nethralaya Academy The Sankara Nethralaya Academy
The Sankara Nethralaya Academy
The Sankara Nethralaya Academy
Certificate Course in Ophthalmic Instrumentation

Develop workforce with expertise knowledge in the field of Ophthalmic, basic general medical and anaesthesia equipments used in the practice of Ophthalmology, to serve various Eye-care Organizations in and around India

Medium: English
Eligibility Criteria: Degree / Diploma in Optometry

Electricians, ITI, Diploma holders from Polytechnic Colleges, Graduates with physics background

Nursing graduates / Diploma in Ophthalmic Nursing Assistance

Duration: 12 weeks

Mode Of Teaching: Full time, Regular

  • Weekly twice theory classes at TSNA, Practical hands on training under Bio-medical faculty at SN Main
  • 70 % weightage to practicals and 30% weightage to theory
  • Medium will be English though simple written material
Course highlights:
  • Method of Learning includes
  • Theoretical Classes
  • Practical Sessions
  • Hands on experience
  • Involvement in the projects
  • Field visits to relevant organizations
  • Placement Assistance
Course Fee: Rs. 10, 000/-
Course Curriculum:

Basics in Optics
Introduction to Ophthalmology
Overview of Outpatient Equipment

  • Common Medical Equipment
  • Laboratory Equipment
  • Ophthalmic Equipment

Overview of Operation Theatre Equipment

  • Ophthalmic Equipment
  • Anaesthesia Equipment & other OT equipment
Course Commencement: July 2014

Contact details

Dr. Anuja R Singh
HOD – Optometry Programs
The Sankara Nethralaya Academy
Chennai- 600 095
Mob : 91769 44244
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