OCULAR PATHOLOGY A

ORT2OPA

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will extend their knowledge of concepts related to anatomy and physiology of the eye in order to understand a range of ocular conditions, including those affecting the eyelids, lacrimal system, conjunctiva, cornea, sclera and lens, in addition to inflammation of the uveal tract. Students will be introduced to the diagnostic procedures required to investigate an eye condition including interpretation of the findings. In addition, students will gain a basic introduction to the relevant treatment method for a given disease or disorder.

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLinda Malesic

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in HHOR and passed ORT1EAP and ORT1ORS

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Kanski's Clinical Ophthalmology: a systematic approach

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBradley Bowling & Jack J Kanski

Year2016

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherWiley

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

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Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Lecture Notes Ophthalmology

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBruce James, Anthony Bron, Manoj V Parulekar

Year2016

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherWiley

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Review and analyse observed changes in ocular anatomy and physiology leading to eye diseases affecting the anterior segment or uveal tract.
02. Evaluate patients' signs and symptoms and communicate an initial differential diagnoses of various ophthalmic conditions which affect the anterior segment or uveal tract.
03. Combine patients' signs and symptoms together with other clinical data to offer provisional diagnoses in relation to the anterior segment or uveal tract.
04. Discuss potential management options for an ophthalmic conditions involving eyelids, clear media and associated structures.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLinda Malesic

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.50 h practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
2x 30 minute tests (1000 words equiv) In class testN/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2
2x 500 word written assessments (1000 words) Students are provided with a case study scenario and answer a series of questions leading to a differential or provisional diagnosis of a patient with an indication of possible management options for the patient.N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
1x 2 hour examination (2000 words equiv)N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4