Shandong Ophthalmic Surgical Training Center Established
In order to improve the surgery skill of ophthalmology in Shandong, under the leadership of Shandong Vision 2020 Leading Group Office, Shandong Ophthalmic Surgical Training Center was established in Shandong Traditional Chinese Medicine University Affiliated Eye Hospital on October 26, 2013. The center was well equipped, such as advanced operating microscope, cataract ultrasonic emulsification operation instrument, ophthalmic microsurgery practice stage, etc., which were used in microsurgery lab practice, especially the cataract ultrasonic emulsification operation.
“The establishment of the training center would largely facilitate the surgical training of our ophthalmologists, make up for the deficiency existing in the previous training activities, that is more attention paid on the theoretical training than the hands-on training. “ Professor Bi Hongsheng declared, who is the responsible leader of the center, deputy director of Shandong Vision 2020 Leading Group Office and Director of Shandong Traditional Chinese Medicine University Affiliated Eye Hospital.
For the purpose of completing the training task well, an experienced expert steering group has been formed and comprehensive training system has been constructed including theoretical teaching, lab practice, out-patient examination and diagnosis, patient nursing before, during and after surgery, surgery practice, etc. International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness and Alcon (China) Ophthalmic Products Co. Ltd also funded Shandong Ophthalmic Surgical Training Center.