EVIDENCE-BASED ORTHOPTIC PRACTICE

ORT5EOP

2014

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 theorectical 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.  

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

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

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsN/APrescribedN/AN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorConnie Koklanis

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Thirteen 3-hour seminars held over 2-week block mode"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Two 2-hour examinations (50% each)100