ORTHOPTIC CLINICAL PRACTICE A

ORT5CLA

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will be introduced and orientated to the orthoptic clinical setting. It is a beginning level placement subject that will include a one-week intensive clinical placement where students will be provided with practical tuition and supervised hands-on clinical experience to allow the theoretical knowledge and investigative and management procedures learnt in previous subjects to be applied. This subject will in part be experienced within the Orthoptics Clinical School Network and will equip students to progress to the fourth year Orthoptic Clinical Practice subjects.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorConnie Koklanis

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled course code: HZVSO and must have passed all subjects in: [ORT4OID or ORT4AOD] and [ORT4NEM or ORT4EYS] and ORT4CON and ORT4OPP and ORT4REF OR Must be enrolled one of the following course codes: HMORT, HZHORT and must have passed all subjects in [ORT4OID or ORT4AOD] and [ORT4NEM or ORT4EYS] and ORT4CON and ORT4OPP.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Only available to students enrolled in Orthoptics

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Communicate effectively and appropriately with patients and their families and health professionals to the level of a novice

Activities:
This learning outcome will be achieved by (i) online and in class activities, (ii) simulation activities and (iii) clinical placement.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

02. Articulate and translate technical orthoptic and ophthalmic information into practical advise for patients

Activities:
This learning outcome will be achieved by (i) online and in class activities, (ii) simulation activities and (iii) clinical placement.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

03. Demonstrate application of technologies to support effective communication

Activities:
This learning outcome will be achieved by (i) online and in class activities, (ii) simulation activities and (iii) clinical placement.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

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