Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Distance learning |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Expected level of knowledge is that of a 4 year Optometry qualification.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests 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 for this entry.
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Melbourne Graduate School of Science
Faculty of Science
The University of Melbourne
Tel: + 61 3 8344 6128
Fax: +61 3 8344 3351
|Subject Overview:||This subject is to enable optometrists to extend their abilities to evaluate the sensory and motor pathways of the visual system, both in the context of evaluating visual complaints themselves as well as gaining further knowledge of how visual and ocular motor signs may reflect a range of systemic conditions, particularly of the central nervous system. Because complaints related to these pathways may reflect problems arising anywhere from the anterior visual pathways to the higher-order visual cortices, optometrists should benefit from gaining a deeper understanding of the current state of knowledge of these pathways and their assessment.|
On completion of the subject enrolled optometrists will:
Hurdle: Enrolled optometrists will be required to obtain a passing grade in all assessment components.
|Prescribed Texts:||Enrolled optometrists will be directed to primary research articles and review articles. Case studies will also be provided, both in print and online format.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject the student should:
Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Clinical Optometry |
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