Acquire the necessary skills to work in nursing in the best ophthalmology units with a high intensity Postgraduate Diploma"

The work of the nursing professional is developed in multiple and different areas of intervention. From the patient's reception and accompaniment to the moment of treatment application and follow-up control, the nursing staff must have the capacity of a multifunctional worker.

This is also essential in the Ophthalmic Nursing The nursing professional requires a solid education that qualifies them in the work areas in which they are going to develop their work. This performance is also affected by the constant technical and technological advances in this field, which means that professionals must be attentive to all updates so as not to become outdated at great speed.

However, achieving this update requires a dedication that is not always compatible with real life.

This complete Postgraduate Diploma has managed to reconcile the intensity of a very complete program, which covers all the essential aspects of the specialization of an expert in ophthalmic nursing, with the daily life of any professional, even those who are in practice.

Through a study approach that takes advantage of the most efficient teaching formulas and the most useful and versatile online systems, this Postgraduate Diploma is a highly qualified tool that will take you, step by step, at your own pace but without delay, to the most demanding program, you goal.

A luxury program that we put within your reach with the best conditions of the educational market.

With this Postgraduate Diploma, you will be able to combine high-intensity education with your professional and personal life, achieving your goals in a simple and real way"

This Postgraduate Diploma in Sterilization, Research and Nursing Management in Ophthalmic Nursing contains the most complete and up-to-date scientific program on the market. The most important features include:

  • The latest technology in online teaching software
  • A highly visual teaching system, supported by graphic and schematic contents that are easy to assimilate and understand
  • Practical cases presented by practising experts
  • State-of-the-art interactive video systems
  • Teaching supported by telepractice
  • Continuous updating and recycling systems
  • Autonomous learning: full compatibility with other occupations
  • Practical exercises for self-evaluation and learning verification
  • Support groups and educational synergies: questions to the expert, debate and knowledge forums
  • Communication with the teacher and individual reflection work
  • Content that is accessible from any fixed or portable device with an Internet connection
  • Supplementary documentation databases are permanently available, even after the program

A program created and directed by professional experts in Ophthalmic Nursing that make this Postgraduate Diploma a unique opportunity for professional growth”

Our teaching staff is made up of professionals from different fields related to this specialty. This ensures that the intended objective of professional updating is achieved. A multidisciplinary team of professionals, trained and experienced in different environments, who will develop the theoretical knowledge in an efficient way, but above all, they will bring their practical knowledge from their own experience to the program: one of the differential qualities of this program.

This mastery of the subject is complemented by the effectiveness of the methodological design of this Postgraduate Diploma in Sterilization, Research and Nursing Management in Ophthalmic Nursing Developed by a multidisciplinary team of experts who integrate the latest advances in educational technology. In this way, you will be able to study with a range of comfortable and versatile multimedia tools that will give you the operability you need in your education.

The design of this program is based on Problem-Based Learning: an approach that views learning as a highly practical process. To achieve this remotely we will use telepractice:  With the help of an innovative interactive video system, and learning from an expert will be able will be able to acquire the knowledge as if you were actually dealing with the facing you are learning about. A concept that will allow students to integrate and memorize what they have learnt in a more realistic and permanent way.

The learning of this Postgraduate Diploma is developed through the most advanced didactic means in online teaching to guarantee that your effort will have the best possible results”

Our innovative telepractice concept will give you the opportunity to learn through an immersive experience, which will provide you with a faster integration and a much more realistic view of the contents: Learning from an expert”


The contents of this program have been developed by the different experts on this course, with a clear purpose: to ensure that our students acquire each and every one of the necessary skills to become true experts in this field.

A complete and well-structured program will take you to the highest standards of quality and success.

A comprehensive teaching program, structured in well-developed teaching units, oriented towards learning that is compatible with your personal and professional life”

Module 1. Ophthalmic Sterilization

1.1. General Information on the Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilization Process

1.1.1. Cleaning of Surgical Material and Instruments
1.1.2. Receiving and Washing of the Equipment
1.1.3. Classification of Materials Subjected to Sterilization Processes
1.1.4. Packaging Equipment Preparation

1.2. Sterilization Controls

1.2.1. Definition
1.2.2. Physical Controls
1.2.3. Chemical Indicators
1.2.4. Equipment Control
1.2.5. Biological Indicators

1.3. Choosing the Sterilization Procedure

1.3.1. Definition
1.3.2. Types of Sterilization Heat Sterilization Gas Sterilization Liquid Sterilization

1.4. Traceability of the Sterilization Process

1.4.1. Definition
1.4.2. Traceability of the Process

1.5. Storage of Sterile Material and Distribution of Sterile Equipment

1.5.1. Definition
1.5.2. Manipulation
1.5.3. Transport
1.5.4. Storage

1.6. Single-Use Equipment Resuing the Product

1.6.1. Definition
1.6.2. Advantages of Use
1.6.3. Risks of Reuse of Single-Use Medical Equipment
1.6.4. Legislation

1.7. Cleaning and Disinfection in Ophthalmology

1.7.1. Definition
1.7.2. Features
1.7.3. Procedures
1.7.4. Decontamination of Material Possibly Contaminated with Prions
1.7.5. Toxic Anterior Segment Syndrome

1.8. Sterilization in Ophthalmology Practices

1.8.1. Definition
1.8.2. Features
1.8.3. Procedures

1.9. Sterilization in the Ophthalmic Surgical Area

1.9.1. Definition
1.9.2. Features
1.9.3. Procedures

Module 2. Reasearch Principles for Nursing

2.1. The Research Process and Nursing Research

2.1.1. Introduction
2.1.2. Nursing Research
2.1.3. Sources of Knowledge
2.1.4. Research Paradigms
2.1.5. Characteristics of Quantitative and Qualitative Research

2.2. Objectives and Stages of Research in Nursing

2.2.1. Definition
2.2.2. Stages in the Research Process

2.3. Information Search

2.3.1. Introduction
2.3.2. Objectives of the Bibliographic Search
2.3.3. Classification of Information Sources
2.3.4. Methods for Performing a Bibliographic Search
2.3.5. Search Strategy
2.3.6. Management of Bibliographic References
2.3.7. Research Bases in Health Sciences

2.4. Quantitative Research

2.4.1. Definition
2.4.2. Objectives
2.4.3. Phases of Quantitative Research
2.4.4. Types of Research

2.5. Qualitative Research

2.5.1. Definition
2.5.2. Objectives
2.5.3. Types of Research
2.5.4. The Interview

2.6. Research in Nursing. Evidence-Based Nursing (EBN)

2.6.1. Definition
2.6.2. Stages of EBN

2.7. Dissemination of Research

2.7.1. Definition
2.7.2. Types of Diffusion
2.7.3. Publication and Citation Standards
2.7.4. Impact Factor

2.8. Writing a Research Project

2.8.1. Definition
2.8.2. Description and Analysis of Project Elements
2.8.3. Methodology

2.9. Ophthalmic Nursing Research

2.9.1. Definition
2.9.2. Impact of Ophthalmic Nursing Research

2.10. International Recommendations from Medical Journal Editors

2.10.1. Definition
2.10.2. Features

Module 3. Nursing Management and Supervision in Ophthalmic Nursing

3.1. Care Management

3.1.1. Care Management as Clinical Management
3.1.2. Nursing Division Management Model
3.1.3. Strategic Lines in Care Management
3.1.4. Nursing Product
3.1.5. Portfolio of services
3.1.6. Care Plans

3.2. Human Resource Management

3.2.1. Leadership and Management
3.2.2. Motivation at Work
3.2.3. Negotiation
3.2.4. Decision-Making Tools
3.2.5. Task Delegation
3.2.6. Teamwork
3.2.7. Job Analysis and Description
3.2.8. Estimated Payroll Requirements and Weight Endowment Requirements
3.2.9. Levels of Dependency
3.2.10. Recruitment of Personnel
3.2.11. Recruitment and Reception of Personnel

3.3. Management of Material Resources

3.3.1. Material Resources Units
3.3.2. Classification of Logistic Activities
3.3.3. Determination of Need and Consumption Agreements
3.3.4. Management of Clinical Equipment
3.3.5. Supplier Selection
3.3.6. Order Issuance and Tracking
3.3.7. Inventory Management
3.3.8. Stock Control

3.4. Quality Management

3.4.1. Concept of Quality of Care
3.4.2. Quality Evolution and Improvement Tool
3.4.3. Structure, Process and Result
3.4.4. The EFQM Total Quality Model

3.5. The ISO 9001 Standard in Ophthalmology Units

3.5.1. Definition
3.5.2. Identifying Processes
3.5.3. Benefits

3.6. Joint International Commission Hospital Accreditation

3.6.1. Definition
3.6.2. Standards

3.7. Management of Nursing Services

3.7.1. Definition
3.7.2. Management of the Outpatient Area
3.7.3. Management of the Hospitalization Area

3.8. Management of Ophthalmic Surgical Units

3.8.1. Definition
3.8.2. Description of Surgical Unit
3.8.3. Surgical Organization
3.8.4. Organization of the Work Team
3.8.5. Human Resources

3.9. Management of the Ophthalmology Practice

3.9.1. Definition
3.9.2. Types of Practices
3.9.3. Organization of the Work Team
3.9.4. Human Resources

3.10. Social Networks and Health

3.10.1. Definition
3.10.2. Most Used Social Networks
3.10.3. Use and Utilities
3.10.4. Quality and Social Networks

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