OCULAR PATHOLOGY A
Credit points: 15
In this subject you will extend your 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. You will be introduced to the diagnostic procedures required to investigate an eye condition including interpretation of the findings. In addition, you will gain a basic introduction to the relevant treatment method for a given disease or disorder.
SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport
Subject Co-ordinatorLinda Malesic
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Prerequisites Must be admitted in HHOR and passed ORT1EAP and ORT1ORS
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Kanski's Clinical Ophthalmology: a systematic approach
AuthorBradley Bowling & Jack J Kanski
Lecture Notes Ophthalmology
AuthorBruce James, Anthony Bron, Manoj V Parulekar
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
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLinda Malesic
Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours 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 hour practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
3 x 10 minute practical exams (2250 words equiv)
Students are assessed on 3 specific clinical skills.
|Practical demonstration||Individual||No||45||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|
1 x 500 word written assessment
Students are asked to write a patient information brochure related to a specific eye disease affecting the anterior segment.
|Assignment||Individual||No||10||SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|
1 x 1 hour examination (1000 words equiv)
|Central exam||Individual||No||45||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|