postgraduate

Specialization in Ophthalmology

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ABOUT THE

Program

Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine that studies the eyeball and its annexes, as well as the visual pathway, in order to preserve, recover and manage visual function, through studies, diagnoses, preventive, medical, surgical, and rehabilitation treatments; Study the eye, its annexes and its relationship with the other organs of the human body

Bucaramanga, Santander: SNIES 712| Qualified Registration: MEN N.° 18121 of September 27, 2021.

High Quality Accreditation: Ministerio de Educación Nacional Approval Resolution No. 18121 of 09/27/2021, for a validity of 4 years.

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DEGREE:

Ophthalmology Specialist

DURATION:

4 levels

MODALITY::

In-Person Research / In-Spanish

CAMPUS

Floridablanca (Santander Ophthalmological Foundation)

DEGREE:

Ophthalmology Specialist

DURATION:

4 levels

MODALITY:

In-Person Research / In-Spanish

CAMPUS:

Floridablanca (Santander Ophthalmological Foundation)

APPLICANT

Profile

As a fundamental principle, the specialist trained in the PROGRAM of Ophthalmology UIS – FOSCAL must be an integral person with unwavering ethical and moral principles trained in an integral form in the theoretical-practical field of ophthalmology.

Have a high degree of suitability, with the knowledge, skills, skills, and skills necessary to medically or surgically solve the most common pathologies of the eyeball and its annexes.

Be trained to participate as a teacher, identify public eye health issues, and are trained to take appropriate action.

Have the methodology bases of research to develop programs that result in the improvement of their training.

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In addition to the above, the Ophthalmology Specialist should:

Know the theoretical fundamentals in Ophthalmology to be able to properly apply the methods, techniques, and technology for the complete examination of the eye apparatus.

Be trained and with up-to-date knowledge in everything related to the preservation of eye health and in its recovery in case of disorders or pathologies.

Know and diagnose diseases of the eyeball and its annexes and the relationship with systemic diseases, at all ages of human development.

Know, apply and perform medical and surgical treatments related to the eye apparatus and its annexes.

Know, understand and critically analyze the strategies and contents of national and international eye health plans such as the Blindness Prevention program to be able to implement them in our communities.

Work in coordination with vision rehabilitation specialists specifically related to subnormal vision or low vision.

Develop solid psychological, humanistic, and bioethical foundations necessary for responsible professional exercise within the legal and administrative framework.

Acquire knowledge and skills that train you for interdisciplinary and interinstitutional work to be able to solve and /or assist in the management of pathologies of high complexity.

Acquire knowledge, skills, and attitudes that facilitate research, teaching, and continuing education.

GRADUATE

Profile

The graduate of the Ophthalmology program of the UIS- FOSCAL must be an integral person with unwavering ethical and moral principles, formed integrally in the practical and theoretical field of ophthalmology.

It has a high degree of suitability and has the knowledge, and skills necessary to medically and surgically solve the most common pathologies of the eyeball and its annexes. They are trained to participate as teachers, identify and carry out relevant actions in the face of public health problems, and develop research work in the area.

Read more

For this it must demonstrate that:

It comprises the theoretical foundations in Ophthalmology in order to properly apply the methods, techniques, and technology for the complete eye exam.

It applies the concepts, principles, and theories updated in the presentation of eye health and in its recovery at home from pathology.

Diagnoses ophthalmic diseases in all ages of human development, as well as its relationship to systemic diseases.

Apply medical and surgical treatments to the management of eye diseases.

It critically analyses the strategies and content of national and international eye health plans such as blindness prevention programs for their implementation in our communities.

It works in coordination with the other ophthalmological sub-specialties in all activities related to visual rehabilitation.

He assumes the development of his work with responsibility and follows the legal and administrative framework based on his psychological, humanistic, and bioethical training.

He works in interdisciplinary and inter-agency teams to solve and/or assist in the management of eye diseases.

LABOR

Field

Santander-Floridablanca Ophthalmological  Foundation (UIS-FOSCAL Convention)

APPLICANT

Profile

As a fundamental principle, the specialist trained in the PROGRAM of Ophthalmology UIS – FOSCAL must be an integral person with unwavering ethical and moral principles trained in an integral form in the theoretical-practical field of ophthalmology.

Have a high degree of suitability, with the knowledge, skills, skills, and skills necessary to medically or surgically solve the most common pathologies of the eyeball and its annexes.

Be trained to participate as a teacher, identify public eye health issues, and are trained to take appropriate action.

Have the methodology bases of research to develop programs that result in the improvement of their training.

Read more

In addition to the above, the Ophthalmology Specialist should:

Know the theoretical fundamentals in Ophthalmology to be able to properly apply the methods, techniques, and technology for the complete examination of the eye apparatus.

Be trained and with up-to-date knowledge in everything related to the preservation of eye health and in its recovery in case of disorders or pathologies.

Know and diagnose diseases of the eyeball and its annexes and the relationship with systemic diseases, at all ages of human development.

Know, apply and perform medical and surgical treatments related to the eye apparatus and its annexes.

Know, understand and critically analyze the strategies and contents of national and international eye health plans such as the Blindness Prevention program to be able to implement them in our communities.

Work in coordination with vision rehabilitation specialists specifically related to subnormal vision or low vision.

Develop solid psychological, humanistic and bioethical foundations necessary for responsible professional exercise within the legal and administrative framework.

Acquire knowledge and skills that train you for interdisciplinary and interinstitutional work to be able to solve and /or assist in the management of pathologies of high complexity.

Acquire knowledge, skills, and attitudes that facilitate research, teaching, and continuing education.

GRADUATE

Profile

The graduate of the Ophthalmology program of the UIS- FOSCAL must be an integral person with unwavering ethical and moral principles, forming integrally in the practical theoretical field of ophthalmology.

It has a high degree of suitability and has the knowledge, skills, skills, and skills necessary to medically and surgically solve the most common pathologies of the eyeball and its annexes. He is trained to participate as a teacher, identify and carry out relevant actions in the face of public health problems and develop research work in the area.

Read more

For this it must demonstrate that:

It comprises the theoretical foundations in Ophthalmology in order to properly apply the methods, techniques, and technology for the complete eye exam.

It applies the concepts, principles, and theories updated in the presentation of eye health and in its recovery at home from pathology.

Diagnoses ophthalmic diseases in all ages of human development, as well as its relationship to systemic diseases.

Apply medical and surgical treatments to the management of eye diseases.

It critically analyses the strategies and content of national and international eye health plans such as blindness prevention programs for their implementation in our communities.

It works in coordination with the other ophthalmological sub-specialties in all activities related to visual rehabilitation.

He assumes the development of his work with responsibility and follows the legal and administrative framework based on his psychological, humanistic, and bioethical training.

He works in interdisciplinary and inter-agency teams to solve and/or assist in the management of eye diseases.

LABOR

Field

Santander-Floridablanca Ophthalmological  Foundation (UIS-FOSCAL Convention)

Entry
process
2023

Entry
process
2023

Entry process 2023

Academic

Curriculum

Code: 26905               Credits: 15 - BASIC SCIENCES AND OPTOMETRY


Code: 26906               Credits: 15 - ANTERIOR SEGMENT I


Code: 26907               Credits: 15 - RETINA AND VITREOUS I


Code: 26908              Credits: 15 - OCULAR AND OCULOPLASTIC ONCOLOGY I


Code: 26909               Credits: 6 - RESEARCH I


 

 

Code: 26910              Credits: 15 - ANTERIOR SEGMENT II


Code: 26911               Credits: 15 - GLAUCOMA I


Code: 26912              Credits: 15 - RETINA AND VITREOUS II


Code: 26915               Credits: 15 - Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus I


Code: -------                Credits: 4 - RESEARCH II


Code: -------                Credits: 2 - FINAL WORK I


Code: -------                Credits: 15 - ANTERIOR SEGMENT III


Code: 26916                Credits: 15 - REFRACTIVE SURGERY AND CATARACT


Code: 26917                Credits: 15 - RETINA AND VITREOUS III


Code: 26918                Credits: 15 - OCULAR AND OCULOPLASTIC ONCOLOGY II


Code: -------                Credits: 4 - RESEARCH III


Code: -------                Credits: 2 - FINAL WORK II


Code: 26920               Credits: 15 - GLAUCOMA II


Code: 26921               Credits: 15 - PEDIATRIC OPHTHALMOLOGY AND STRABISMUS II- NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY


Code: -------                Credits: 4 - RESEARCH IV


Code: -------                Credits: 2 - FINAL WORK III


Code: 26923                  Credits: 30  -  FELLOW


KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

   Bucaramanga      

1st Semester

2022

* Subject to demand

Registration oppening  

Registration closing  

Entrance exams  

Interview  

Last day to accept the quota    

 

2022 may 4

2022 august 4(deadline for registration payment july 29)

2022 august 25

2022 october 18-25

2022 november 8

  

Requirements list

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • UIS registration form duly completed and signed.
  • Resume, it has to be done in the UIS format established institutionally for this purpose, with the attachment of the certificates and copies of documents that corroborate what is described in it.
  • Photocopy of valid identity document valid in Colombia or valid passport for foreigners.
  • Recent document type photo, preferably in digital format, white background 3×4.
  • Photocopy of the diploma or photocopy of the undergraduate degree certificate required by the program, issued by a recognized HEI in Colombia.
    • Notice 1: If the applicant has a degree from a foreign university, it must be duly apostilled and translated into Spanish if it is in a foreign language. The degrees must be validated by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional de la República.
  • Certificate of grades obtained during undergraduate studies in Medicine, with the mention of the weighted average and the inclusion of information about the year of internship.
    • Notice 2: If this document is issued in a foreign language, it must be duly translated into Spanish.
    • Notice 3: It is not necessary to provide this document in the case of alumni with undergraduate degrees obtained at Universidad Industrial de Santander.
  • Professional medical card or resolution issued by the Ministry of Health, which authorizes him/her to practice medicine in the national territory, after registration with the Santander Health Secretariat.
  • Certification of foreign language level equivalent to or higher than level A1 according to the CEFR for languages, according to standardized test or issued by the UIS Language Institute.
    • Notice 4: This certification will not be required for those applicants who are native speakers of a foreign language or who have obtained a university degree in a foreign language, according to the description of such studies in the corresponding documents.
  • Receipt of payment issued by the UIS treasury for the current value of the registration or receipt of consignment in the account authorized by the UIS.

 

SPECIFICS REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROGRAM

  • AA
  • BB
  • CC

  • Notice A: All the documents listed above must have a digital version in PDF in order to complete the online registration process.
  • Notice B: All documents must be submitted physically. To hand the documents in, please go to the postgraduate office of the program in the city where you wish to take the academic program or to the offices of the entity with which the UIS has an agreement with.
  • Notice C: When physical documents are submitted, additional documents that you consider relevant for the admission must be attached.
  • Notice D: On the page “Start the registration process” the formats to fill out the requested documentation can be downloaded.

Inscription

0.5 S.M.M.L.V.

Tuition fees per semester

1 S.M.M.L.V.

Academic fees per semester

5 S.M.M.L.V.

The university has a mechanism through which the financial obligations of a student can be partially or totally covered by a company or entity that wishes to support the student.

Also, various forms of payment have been arranged so that students can combine the available forms of payment according to their particular conditions. On the page "Start registration process" you will find the available options.

Additionally, to facilitate access to postgraduate programs, the UIS has signed various agreements with entities specialized in educational credit. These agreements seek facilities and better credit conditions for UIS students.

* Students who have the voting certificate from the last popular election process in Colombia may request a 10% discount on tuition fees.

KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

2nd semester

2022

*Subject to demand of the program.




Bucaramanga

Registration start

May 4, 2022

registration payment deadline

July 29, 2022

Registration deadline

August 4, 2022

Entrance exams

August 25, 2022

Interviews

October 18-25, 2022

Last day to accept the quota

november 8, 2022

Requirements list

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • UIS registration form duly completed and signed.
  • Resume, it has to be done in the UIS format established institutionally for this purpose, with the attachment of the certificates and copies of documents that corroborate what is described in it.
  • Photocopy of valid identity document valid in Colombia or valid passport for foreigners.
  • Recent document type photo, preferably in digital format, white background 3×4.
  • Photocopy of the diploma or photocopy of the undergraduate degree certificate required by the program, issued by a recognized HEI in Colombia.
    • Notice 1: If the applicant has a degree from a foreign university, it must be duly apostilled and translated into Spanish if it is in a foreign language. The degrees must be validated by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional de la República.
  • Certificate of grades obtained during undergraduate studies in Medicine, with the mention of the weighted average and the inclusion of information about the year of internship.
    • Notice 2: If this document is issued in a foreign language, it must be duly translated into Spanish.
    • Notice 3: It is not necessary to provide this document in the case of alumni with undergraduate degrees obtained at Universidad Industrial de Santander.
  • Professional medical card or resolution issued by the Ministry of Health, which authorizes him/her to practice medicine in the national territory, after registration with the Santander Health Secretariat.
  • Certification of foreign language level equivalent to or higher than level A1 according to the CEFR for languages, according to standardized test or issued by the UIS Language Institute.
    • Notice 4: This certification will not be required for those applicants who are native speakers of a foreign language or who have obtained a university degree in a foreign language, according to the description of such studies in the corresponding documents.
  • Receipt of payment issued by the UIS treasury for the current value of the registration or receipt of consignment in the account authorized by the UIS.

SPECIFICS REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROGRAM

  • AA
  • BB
  • CC
  • Notice A: All the documents listed above must have a digital version in PDF in order to complete the online registration process.
  • Notice B: All documents must be submitted physically. To hand the documents in, please go to the postgraduate office of the program in the city where you wish to take the academic program or to the offices of the entity with which the UIS has an agreement with.
  • Notice C: When physical documents are submitted, additional documents that you consider relevant for the admission must be attached.
  • Notice D: On the page “Start the registration process” the formats to fill out the requested documentation can be downloaded.

Inscription

0,5 S.M.M.L.V.

Tuition fees per semester

1 S.M.M.L.V.*

Academic fees per semester

5 S.M.M.L.V.


The university has a mechanism through which the financial obligations of a student can be partially or totally covered by a company or entity that wishes to support the student.

Also, various forms of payment have been arranged so that students can combine the available forms of payment according to their particular conditions. On the page "Start registration process" you will find the available options.

Additionally, to facilitate access to postgraduate programs, the UIS has signed various agreements with entities specialized in educational credit. These agreements seek facilities and better credit conditions for UIS students.

* Students who have the voting certificate from the last popular election process in Colombia may request a 10% discount on tuition fees.

OUR

Faculty

Alberto Luis Díaz Díaz

Specialist in Ophthalmology- Subspecialist in Ocular Plastic Surgery

research

Groups and Hotbeds

AGREEMENTS

and allies

The UIS has established different agreements with national and international entities in order to have a greater impact on their training, teaching, research and related processes in the articulation of the public university with the different social actors.

 

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Contact Us

Specializtion in Ophthalmology

Phone: +57 (607) 700 8000

Extension: 2101

Direct phone: 6382828

Email:

oftalmofos@gmail.com

Address:

Avenida El Bosque No  23- 60.

Fundación Oftalmológica de Santander.

Floridablanca, Santander, Colombia.

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

Specializtion in Ophthalmology

Phone: +57 (607) 700 8000

Extension: 2101

Direct phone: 6382828

Email:

oftalmofos@gmail.com

Address:

Avenida el Bosque No  23- 60.

Fundación Oftalmológica de Santander.

Floridablanca, Santander, Colombia.

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

Specializtion in Ophthalmology

Phone: +57 (607) 700 8000

Extension: 2101

Direct phone: 6382828

Email:

oftalmofos@gmail.com

Address:

Avenida el Bosque No  23- 60.

Fundación Oftalmológica de Santander.

Floridablanca, Santander, Colombia.

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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