COURSES AT SAV
SAV offers the following programs:
• DNB in Ophthalmology •
• Fellowship in General Ophthalmology and Sub-Specialities •
• M.Sc. Optometry, B.Sc. Optometry, Fellowship in Optometry, Internship in Optometry •
• Diploma in Vision Care Technician (VCT) •
• Sankara Geuder Competence Centre for short term and long term training •
• Certificate Courses •
We are currently offering fellowships in the following departments:
Opportunities are available at multiple Sankara hospital locations. Explore below for more details.
Every hospital needs trained professionals to conduct preliminary examinations, perform basic investigations, assist surgeons, and take care of patients.
To meet the specific needs of eye care delivery, SAV offers a well-designed Vision Care Technician (VCT) program in which students will be taught the basics of Ophthalmology that includes Basic Sciences, Diseases of the Eye, Investigations, Medical Treatment, Surgical Procedures and Patient Care.
See below for details and to apply.
Courses Offered are as follows :
Ophthalmic dispensing is a highly sought after field. With the increase in the number of optical stores and chains, ophthalmic dispensing professionals are in great demand.
The course allows the participant to learn the art and Science of ophthalmic dispensing which includes frame selection, lens designs, Scientific fitting and trouble shooting in case of contingencies.
Enable you to function as essential members of the ophthalmic team. Provide knowledge of frames, lenses and fitting procedure. Troubleshoot in case of problems. Understand patients’ optical needs and requirements. Understand administrative aspects of dispensing.
Certification Proficiency exam comprising objective questions and a practical demonstration. Certificate is issued by “Sankara Academy of Vision”.
Candidate should have completed 10 + 2 (preferably with Sciences) and should be comfortable communicating in English( Written and Spoken). Candidates with optical background would be preferred.
This is a residential programme. Accommodation and food have to be taken care of by the candidate. Attendance on all days is mandatory.
Duration: 3 months
Next intake: July
Seats: 6 candidates per module
Course Fee: 10,000 per candidate (inclusive of tutition, library and exam fees)
Location: Sankara Eye Hospital, Bangalore
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