Credit points: 30
In this subject you will extend concepts related to the anatomy and physiology of the eye presented in the Ocular Physiology and Vision Science subject to develop understanding of a range of ocular conditions. You will be able to identify and understand infection, inflammation, developmental, congenital, genetic, degenerative, neoplastic, toxic, traumatic and vascular disorders of the eye and the progression of these ocular conditions in terms of the changes in the normal anatomy and/or physiology of the eye. You will be introduced to some investigative techniques to identify a patient's visual problem and make a diagnosis. This subject will equip students to progress to the ophthalmic investigation, diagnosis and management subjects.
SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport
Subject Co-ordinatorMeri Vukicevic
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
PrerequisitesORT2PVS AND ORT2ORS
Students must be admitted in the following course: HZVSO
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Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMeri Vukicevic
Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
Two 1.50 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
Two 1.50 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
4 x1 hour tests, each worth 10% (4000 words equivalenttotal)In class written test designed to provide students with on-going formative feedback related to the content.
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1 x 2 hour written examination (2000 word equivalent).Combination of written and multiplechoice questions.
2 x 1000 word written assignments, each worth 10% (2000 words equivalent total).These assessments are patient case-basedand requires differential diagnosis skills related to practical patient scenarios.