Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: This subject is available by distance learning in both semester 1 and 2. A half day seminar is provided to assist candidates but attendance is optional. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable steps will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact upon their active and safe participation in a subject are encouraged to discuss this with the relevant subject coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
CoordinatorMs Anthea Cochrane
This subject aims to provide practising optometrists with the skills to manage partially sighted patients. You will study the epidemiology of low vision; evaluate suitable aides to assist in management of low vision; study in depth the common conditions that cause low vision and gain practical experience with low vision patients. On completion you will be able to manage low vision patients either of your own patients or in a multidisciplinary setting.
On completion of the subject the enrolled optometrists will:
Case Study Report + Peer review, 2,500 words, due early semester - 30%
Students will be provided with a comprehensive study guide which will include key journal articles and a list of prescribed reading.
Candidates will be provided with a comprehensive study guide which will include key journal articles and prescribed reading in a range of texts.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students will learn several generic skills in this subject, including the ability to:
Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Clinical Optometry |
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