Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences


OPTOM 216 A&B - Introduction to Optometry

30 Points
Semesters 1 and 2
Grafton

Description


A clinically-focused course introducing students to optometric practice and addressing, at an introductory level, the ethical, cultural, theoretical and clinical aspects of the optometric examination. Topics covered include: preliminary tests from the eye examination, communication skills and clinical problem solving. The course will emphasise assessment utilising advanced equipment and the production of clinically relevant outcomes and diagnosis-supportive hypothesises.

Requisites


Course Director