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Training and accreditation for retinal screening 

Training and accreditation for retinal screening
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Training and accreditation for retinal screening
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Margaret Clarke

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199544967.003.0015
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date: 18 September 2019

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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