OCULAR PATHOLOGY A

ORT2OPA

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

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

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

Learning resources

Kanski's Clinical Ophthalmology: a systematic approach

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorBradley Bowling & Jack J Kanski

Year2016

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherWiley

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Lecture Notes Ophthalmology

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorBruce James, Anthony Bron, Manoj V Parulekar

Year2016

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherWiley

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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. Using appropriate investigative techniques, review and analyse observed changes in ocular anatomy and physiology leading to eye diseases affecting the anterior segment.
02. Evaluate patients' signs and symptoms and communicate an initial differential diagnoses of various ophthalmic conditions which affect the anterior segment.
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 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.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

3 x 10 minute practical exams (2250 words equiv)

Students are assessed on 3 specific clinical skills.

N/APractical demonstrationIndividualNo45 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.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo10 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

1 x 1 hour examination (1000 words equiv)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo45 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4