Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 lectures and 12 hours of practical work/tutorials |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Prerequisites:||The subject is only available to third year Bachelor of Optometry students who have completed the second year of the course.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||The second year of the Bachelor of Optometry provides an appropriate background for this subject.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. |
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CoordinatorMrs Helen Cain, Mrs Sandra Uren
Mrs Helen Cain
Mrs Sandra Uren
Ms Chantelle Linnett
|Subject Overview:||The lecture and practical content covers 4 main areas: |
Review lectures provide an overview of the preceding section, often in the form of illustrative case studies. Student participation is encouraged in all lectures.
The practical classes illustrate principles of specimen collection and bacterial isolation, and principles of disinfection relevant to the practice of optometry.
|Objectives:||By the end of the subject students should have an appreciation of: |
A 1-hour written examination held mid-semester (20%); a 2-hour written examination in the examination period (80%).
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Completion of this subject is expected to provide students with the following skills: |
Bachelor of Optometry |
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