Practical Ophthalmology | Centre for Veterinary Education

Practical Ophthalmology

Practical Ophthalmology

This course will cover the common ocular presentations seen by general practitioners and will be particularly useful for recent graduates.

The course will start with tips and tricks for performing an eye examination with equipment found in your practice or that can be easily and cheaply obtained.

We will then cover the ten most common ocular presentations including the management of corneal ulcers, eyelid disease, uveitis and glaucoma. One of the four modules will focus exclusively on feline ocular disease.


“I love the fact that the materials are available for 6 weeks and is a relatively short and manageable course for busy practitioners. The materials are concise and relevant, which makes the course easy to follow” Rosemary Soh, Blackburn Animal Hospital.

“Excellent and very relevant course, wish I had done it earlier” Tamara Albers, Greencross Vets.

“This TimeOnline was very useful and relevant to small animal every day practice. succinct and really interesting. Jane was outstanding in her prompt and generous responses to our questions” Larissa Ladyko, vetlove Bardon.

Learning objectives

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Have improved ability to examine the eye
  • Have improved ability to diagnose ocular disease
  • Be able to recognise common eye problems in the dog and cat
  • Be more confident in treating and managing common eye diseases in the dog and cat.


  1. Practical eye examination

  2. Ten common ocular presentations in general practice part 1

  3. Ten common ocular presentations in general practice part 2

  4. Feline ophthalmology


Monday 20 May - Sunday 16 June 2019
Delivered Online


BSc (Hons) BVSc (Hons) PhD

Jane is an honours graduate in Science from the University of Melbourne. She also has a PhD in Biochemistry and Genomics. Coming to Animal Eye Care from a senior research position with the Department of Primary Industries where she worked with dairy cattle and wallabies, Jane brings a wealth of managerial experience to Animal Eye Care. She completed her Veterinary Science degree with Honours at the University of Melbourne in 2011. Jane is a Professional Interest Practitioner in Ophthalmology.

Course Fees

Member TypeTimeOnline
Recent Grad / Part-time Member$303
Student Member$152
Non-member / eMember$607
*Members include: Practice, Professional and Academic members