The OSCES, Selective Attention and the Invisible Gorilla

First Published in Optometry Today, May 2011 History: why did the College implement the move? The College introduced the OSCE’s, or Objective Structured Clinical Examinations a few years back as a forward move to a system of pre-registration examinations that were seen to be less biased, impartial and non-discriminatory. Like many significant changes in any […]

11 Interactive CET Points: One day Courses in Low Vision Hosted by Associated Optical

Associated Optical are currently hosting one day courses in Low Vision Practice. Launched in April 2012. Full details on course content and booking may be found on the Associated Optical Website here. Courses are CET Accredited for both Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians under the GOC’s enhanced CET Scheme. All presentations & workshops are interactive – […]

Ask the Examiner: Non EEA

If you are currently working towards the College of Optometrists’ Examination for Non-EEA Optometrists, you may be interested in our Facebook Study Group: Optometrists: Non-EEA and in the UK!. The objectives of the group are promote discussion between past and present candidates, share exam tips, experiences and ideas. In addition, we are now hosting an online discussion: […]