Ophthalmology Basic Sciences Course 2024
BASIC COURSE OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
DR. GUILLERMO PICO SANTIAGO
San Juan Puerto Rico
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Contact: Stephanie Miranda Rodriguez ([email protected])
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BASIC INFORMATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE
I. OPENING AND CLOSING OF THE COURSE:
The “Dr. Guillermo Picó Santiago” Basic Sciences Course in Ophthalmology of the Medical Sciences Campus of the University of Puerto Rico, will take place in person from February 5 to March 14, 2024. The lectures will be held Monday through Friday of each week. There will be eight (8) hours of lectures per day, total of 220 hours of lecture. The course is sponsored by the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology and the University of Puerto Rico.
The curriculum is designed for first and second year residents of Ophthalmology. For almost two months the fundamentals of the science and art of ophthalmology are taught in a systematic and organized manner. The course delves into fundamental sciences such as optics, ocular physiology and embryology and other basic disciplines, and then moves on to the fundamental concepts of general ophthalmology, with sections on pathology, ocular pediatrics, external diseases and cornea, glaucoma, retina, uveitis, cataract, neuro-ophthalmology, orbit and plastic surgery. Everything is taught by local and visiting professors, internationally recognized as experts. Its purpose is to strengthen the resident’s knowledge, within the framework of his total formative training.
All participants must make the payments in U.S. dollars.
At the end of the course, participants who have documented their attendance will receive a Diploma or certificate of participation.