INCOMITANT STRABISMUS

ORT5INC

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will build on concepts presented in Binocular Vision & Refraction, Concomitant Strabismus and Neuro-ophthalmology and Eye Movement Control. Students will develop an understanding of the aetiology, investigation, diagnosis, and management of incomitant strabismus and associated sensory consequences. Using an enquiry based learning program; students will integrate theoretical concepts with practical instrumentation and clinical techniques to apply optical, orthoptic, medical and surgical management for various types of strabismus in an evidence based medical context with multidisciplinary provisions (incorporating ophthalmology, neurology, radiology and endocrinology). This subject will equip students to progress to the Orthoptic Clinical Practice subjects.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorConnie Koklanis

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites ORT4CON and ORT4NEM

Co-requisites ORT5OMT

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Limited to students enrolled in Orthoptics.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsDiagnosis and management of ocular motility disordersPrescribedAnsons, A & Davis, H 20013RD EDN, BLACKWELL SCIENCE, OXFORD.

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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

WorkShop Week: 31 - 39
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 39
Two 1.5 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 39 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 10-minute practical examinationhurdle requirement: must be passed in order to gain a pass in this subject15
one 2-hour end of semester written examinationhurdle requirement: must be passed in order to gain a pass in this subject55
two 30-minute mid-semester written examinations30