OCULAR DIAGNOSTICS

ORT3ODG

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will build on concepts presented in Ocular Pathology. You will develop an understanding of the theory and practice of a number of clinical procedures which are used in eye examinations and interpret the clinical results obtained in order to formulate differential diagnoses. You will integrate the theoretical concepts taught with practical instrumentation sessions and case study discussions. This subject will equip you to progress to the subject Ocular Management and Rehabilitation.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSilvana Eskander

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in HZVSO and must have passed ORT3OCP and HBS3PBD; OR Must be admitted in HMORT or HHOR and no other rules applies

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

Manual for Eye Examination and Diagnosis

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorLeitman, M.

Year2017

Edition/Volume9TH EDN

PublisherBLACKWELL PUBLISHING, UNITED KINGDOM.

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Lecture Notes Ophthalmology

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorJames, B., Bron, A., Parulekar, M.V.

Year2017

Edition/Volume12TH EDN

PublisherBLACKWELL PUBLISHING, UNITED KINGDOM.

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Kanski's Clinical Ophthalmology: A Systematic Approach

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorBowling, B

Year2016

Edition/Volume8TH EDN

PublisherELSEVIER HEALTH SCIENCES, UNITED KINGDOM.

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

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

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply technical skills and knowledge to generate reliable and reproducible clinical assessments.
02. Analyse patient signs and symptoms to formulate and communicate appropriate clinical investigation strategies.
03. Determine and justify appropriate investigative techniques to generate patient diagnosis and communicate recommended actions.
04. Review and adapt standard clinical assessments for patient needs.

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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-ordinatorSilvana Eskander

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 21
One 1.50 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 11 - 22
One 2.00 hours workshop every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Case study discussions

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two 30 minute MCQ tests (1,000-words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One 1 hour written examination (1,000-words equivalent)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Four 10 minute practicums (2,000-words equivalent)
Students must pass each practicum to pass this subject. Students are required to verbally communicate outcomes in the practicums.

N/APractical demonstrationIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4