EVIDENCE-BASED ORTHOPTIC PRACTICE

ORT5EOP

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will draw on knowledge gained during students' clinical placement experience. Using a case management approach, students will be required to apply their theoretical and practical knowledge to various case examples that will include strabismus, ophthalmology, neuro-ophthalmology and low vision. The emphasis will be on evidence-based assessment and treatment of patients across the lifespan and a variety of health care settings.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLinda Malesic

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites ORT5CLA and ORT5OMT

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Provide a clinical differential diagnosis and recommend further investigations by interpreting a patients' investigative results.

Activities:
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02. Devise an appropriate management plan for patients using an evidence based approach.

Activities:
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03. Discuss and debate evidence regarding various clinical interventions or diagnostic investigations.

Activities:
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