Credit points: 15
In this subject students will build on concepts presented in Pathophysiology and Pharmacology. Students will be provided with an understanding of pharmacological concepts pertaining to the use of ophthalmic medications. Students will study the pharmacologic principles, indications, contraindications and potential side effects of various ocular drugs used in the investigation, diagnosis and/or management of ophthalmic disorders. An understanding of the ophthalmic effects of non-ocular therapeutic substances and the regulatory aspects of prescribing ocular preparations will be emphasized. This subject will equip students to proceed to the subject Ophthalmic Management and Therapeutics and the Orthoptic Clinical Practice 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
Prerequisites Must be admitted in HZVSO and must have passed the following subjects: [ORT3OCP or ORT3OPM] and [HBS3PAP or HBS3PBD] OR Must be admitted in: HMORT and no other rule applies
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Clinical ocular pharmacology
AuthorBartlett, J & Jaanus, S
Basic and clinical science course
AuthorAmerican Academy of Ophthamology
PublisherAMERICAN ACADEMY OF OPHTHAMOLOGY, SAN FRANCISCO.
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), 2020, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMeri Vukicevic
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
|One 2 hour end of semester written examination (2,000-words equivalent)||N/A||N/A||No||50||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3|
|One 75-minute mid-semester written test (1,250-words equivalent)||N/A||N/A||No||40||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3|
|Four group in class worksheets (2.5% each, 500 words equivalent per student)||N/A||N/A||No||10||SILO1, SILO2|