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Integrated Eye Care and Ocular Therapeutics (10296.1)

Level: Advanced Unit Level
Credit Points: 6
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Optometry

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Syllabus

This unit will see students build on and extend their understanding of the sciences underpinning optometric practice through engagement in problem-based learning cases of common but more complex optometric conditions.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Integrate and synthesise information that would inform an appropriate optometric assessment;

2. Effectively interpret clinical data to assist in the diagnose of an eye/visual system disorder;

3. Compile management plans for 'patients' with eye/visual system disorders; and

4. Communicate effectively with patients and other health/allied health care professionals.

Contact Hours

10 hours per week of problem-based learning.

Prerequisites

Diseases of the Eye, 10291
Ocular Pharmacology, 10409
Assessment of Ocular Health, 10408
Functional and Developmental Disorders of Vision 2, 10294

Corequisites

Must be enrolled in Bachelor of Vision Science, 372JA.

Assumed Knowledge

None.


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