Master in Ophthalmic Surgery Nursing


10 January 2025


12 months




6.000 €


This programme is aimed at Diploma graduates/Qualified in Nursing, with some previous experience and interest in incorporating and updating knowledge related to new technologies and their application in surgical ophthalmology.


  • Coordinator: Marta Oller
  • Mrs Nuria Durán
  • Mrs Mónica Guardia
  • Mrs Verónica Guiu
  • Mrs Noemí Martínez
  • Mrs Ana Molina
  • Mrs Mar Palomares


The evaluation of the student will be done on a continuous basis and with the presentation of a final postgraduate work. Attendance and the final project are compulsory.


The registration fee is € 6.000. It must be paid by bank transfer.


General principles:

  • Ocular anatomy and physiology: anterior pole, posterior pole, ocular appendages and optic pathways.
  • Most prevalent ocular pathology: anterior pole, posterior pole and ocular appendages.
  • Most commonly used drugs in ophthalmology.
    • Preparation and specific concentrations.
    • Routes of administration.
  • Laser in ophthalmological surgery.
    • Safety measures.

Nursing care in the clinical area.Evaluation of the patient in the ophthalmological consultation.Tests Complements for ocular diagnosis:

  • History in an ophthalmological patient and recording of the data that are collected to the clinical history with a diagnostic objective. Informed consent.
  • Types of complementary tests in ophthalmology.

Instrumentation and nursing collaboration in ophthalmic surgery:

  • Most frequent surgical techniques that are developed to the posterior segment posterior eye and how to prepare the necessary material for these procedures.
  • Retinal detachment with or without scleral procedure, hemorrhage, vitreous and laser treatments, eye trauma, Oculars tumors and intraocular pressure management during the operation; basic instruments; Bufferers and How to prepare them.

Photograph of the anterior segment with Slit lamp:

  • Features of photographic crack light
  • Accessories, lighting techniques and indications, protocols according to pathologies, angle photography.

Nursing care in the surgical area – Instrumentation and anterior segment Surgeries Collaboration:

  • Know the surgical techniques more frequent that develop on anterior segment of the eye and prepare the necessary material by these procedures; Falls with phacoemulsification, technique extracapsular, Femto laser, type of Viscoelastic; basic instruments
  • Deep nonpenetrating sclerectomy, implant of valve, cyclophotocoagulation with Laser, basic instruments
  • LASIK, FEMTO and equipment for refractive surgery, basic instruments;
  • Corneal transplant and all its variants, basic instruments.

Nursing care in the surgical area: – Laser in ophthalmology

  • Different types of lasers for Ophthalmological use, security measures for the patient and personnel healthcare.
  • Management and cure of the different ophthalmology equipment, both, Anterior segment and posterior segment
  • Type of intraocular lenses, handling and basic instruments.
  • Type of implants in glaucoma and preparation thereof, Basic instruments.
  • Type of implants in Retinal surgery and preparation of them, basic instruments.
  • Type of implants in oculoplastic surgery, preparation and Basic instruments

Nursing care in the area Surgical: – Instrumentation and Collaboration in eyelid surgeries and ocular appendages

  • Most frequent surgical techniques that develop to the eyelids, lacrimal apparatus, orbit and extraocular musculature; Technique of correction of eyelid ptosis and its variants, basical instrumentation; Blepharoplasty with and without laser, basic instruments and patient cures.
  • Orbital tumors, basic instruments and management in the assembly of engines Dacryocystorhinostomy, tear reconstructions, Basic instruments and management of the endoscopy equipment; Eviscerations and enucleations, Basic instruments
  • Resection and reversal of rectifs, transposition of muscles, surgeries of the oblique muscle, basic instrumental.

Fundus photography and optical coherence tomography:

  • Retinograph, features, color retinography, autophooresceinic retinography, fluorescein and fluorescein angiography Indocyanine green, retinography Stereoscopic and panoramic
  • Adverse effects of contrasts, Indications and protocols according to Pathologies
  • Anterior segment OCT, high resolution posterior segment OCT.
  • Ultrasound techniques: o Ultrasonic Biomicroscope. o Ultrasound B Posterior segment
  • Preparation of the Patient. Possible complications. Prevention. post-technical cures. Angiographic. Recommendations.

Nursing care in the area clinical: Invasive acts:

  • Know how to realize the Preparation of a patient undergoing invasive treatment in consultation area.
  • Type of intravitreal injections, Basic instruments.
  • Types of oculofacial aesthetics treatments, preparation and cure of the patient during the technique, basic instruments.
  • Type of treatments for dry eye, preparation and cure of the patient, basic instruments.

Introduction to the methodology of Research

  • Introduction to the methodology of research
  • Drafting of research protocols
  • Institutions and documentation for the Presentation of projects research to ethics committees and regulators
  • Analysis of results and dissemination
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