The simulation training, delivered on the ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital, will take place in Doha from the 30th Oct – 3rd Nov.
Under Qatar Fund for Development’s new initiative Women in conflict zone and the second Phase of the Qatar Creating Vision initiative, Orbis will deliver a week-long, regional eye care simulation training in Doha. Virtual and theoretical learning opportunities for ophthalmologists and nurses, will be provided via Orbis’s award-winning platform Cybersight, prior to in-person simulation training.
Travel and in-country costs will be covered for all selected participants.
Endorsed by Qatar’s Ministry of Public Health, this is a unique opportunity for participants to train on state-of-the-art equipment and be exposed to multiple sub-specialities, as well as attend lectures and workshops.
Training will take place onboard Orbis fully accredited ophthalmic teaching facility, the Flying Eye Hospital.
This course is open to women from, or living in the following countries:
Participating ophthalmologists will have multi-subspecialty simulation training on areas including, cataract, glaucoma, strabismus, medical retina-laser.
Participating nurses will have nursing simulation training on topics such as, scrubbing and circulating for ophthalmic surgeries; cleaning, disinfecting, and sterilization process of surgical instruments; pre-operative patient preparation and post-operative patient care.
*Senior consultant ophthalmologists also considered if an applicant has not had access to continued learning in the last decade.
Number of surgeries performed as the primary surgeon in the following subspecialties below:
All: Participant must have access to a computer/mobile device with stable internet connection/Wi-Fi for mandatory online learning prior to Doha training course.