Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: This subject is available by distance learning in both semester 1 and 2. Completion of Twelve (12) days of clinical work (normally one day per week) is also required. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Candidates must have had at least six (6) months full-time experience in general optometric practice and have passed OPTO90007 Clinical Management of Low Vision before undertaking this subject.
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Melbourne Graduate School of Science
Faculty of Science
The University of Melbourne
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This subject builds on the knowledge gained in the didactic subject OPTO90007 Clinical Management of Low Vision, and requires the completions of twelve (12) full days of clinical work in a low vision clinic. The clinical work must be undertaken at an approved accredited site, and students should contact the Subject Coordinator to discuss arrangements for clinical placement prior to enrolling in this subject.
On completion of the subject students should:
Three 2,000 word clinical case reports (30%)
Jackson J and Wolffsohn J. Low Vision Manual. Butterworth-Heinemann 2006.
Students will be provided with a comprehensive study guide which will include key journal articles and a list of prescribed reading.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Students will learn several generic skills in this subject. On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
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