Clinical education at the Eye and Ear encompasses both undergraduate and postgraduate Nursing, Medical and Allied Health.,education in the areas of Ophthalmology, ENT, General Practice, Emergency Medicine, Optometry, Orthoptics and Audiology.

The hospital offers a supportive education and training environment at the forefront of teaching and research.

In conjunction with Melbourne’s leading universities, we provide education and professional support for-:

  • Undergraduate Nursing students (Registered and Enrolled Nursing).
  • Undergraduate Medical, Orthoptic, Optometry and Pharmacy students.
  • Newly Registered Nurses in the Graduate Nurse Program.
  • Post Graduate Nursing Students in the clinical specialties of Ophthalmology, Perioperative and Emergency Nursing.
  • Post Graduate Optometry Students.
  • Post Graduate Ophthalmology, Ear, Nose and Throat and Anaesthetic medical students.
  • Emergency Medicine students (limited places available).

Our education partners include:

  1. University of Melbourne Departments of Ophthalmologyand Otolaryngology
  2. Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA)
  3. Bionics Institute
  4. The Hearing CRC
  5. La Trobe University 
  6. Australian College of Optometry
  7. General Practice Victoria
  8. Cochlear Australia
  9. Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists(RANZCO)
  10. Australian Catholic University 
  11. Victoria University
  12. Deakin University
  13. RMIT
  14. Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia