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Training and accreditation for retinal screening

Margaret Clarke

in Diabetic Retinopathy

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199544967
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199607235 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199544967.003.0015

Series: Oxford Diabetes Library

Training and accreditation for retinal screening

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• It is a requirement that all staff working in a national screening programme are appropriately trained for their role. • A certificate in diabetic retinopathy screening (NVQ level 3), administered and awarded by City and Guilds, London, has been established. • Of the eight major units of knowledge of the certificate there is the ability to claim Acquired Prior Experiential Learning (APEL), appropriate to previous experience and professional background • A higher degree (MSc) has been developed at Warwick University.

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Subjects: Endocrinology and Diabetes

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