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Ophthalmic Anatomy - OPSC5001

Year - 2020

Successful students can demonstrate to the examiners that they have knowledge of anatomy relevant to the practise of ophthalmology. The advanced material covered provides the students with an opportunity to explore the subject in depth which fulfills the requirements for a post-graduate level qualification. On completion of this unit of study students will be able to describe the normal anatomical organisation of the human eye, orbit and its contents as well as the head and neck, including the cells, organs and tissues. They will be able to describe the principle components of the human visual system and their function in detail and how diagnostic imaging may be used in ophthalmic practise.

Classes
Online

Assessment
Academic honesty and academic writing module (Pass/Fail), 1 x 2500 word assignment (20%), online presentation (20%), online journal club (10%), and 1 x 3 hour exam (50%)

Textbooks
Prescribed texts: Snell, Richard S., et al. Clinical Anatomy of the Eye . 2nd ed., Blackwell Science Ltd, ., 1998.; Bron, Anthony J., et al. Wolff's Anatomy of the Eye and Orbit . 8th ed., Chapman & Hall Medical, 1997. Additional texts: Hogan, Michael John, et al. Histology of the Human Eye: an Atlas and Textbook . Saunders, 1971.; Standring, Susan, and Adams, Michael A. Gray's Anatomy: the Anatomical Basis of Clinical Practice . 41st ed., Elsevier, 2016.; Forrester, John V., et al. The Eye: Basic Sciences in Practice . 4th edition., Elsevier, 2016.; Barr, Murray Llewellyn, and Kiernan, J. A. . The Human Nervous System: an Anatomical Viewpoint . 6th ed., Lippincott, 1993.; Remington, Lee Ann., and Remington, Lee Ann. Clinical Anatomy and Physiology of the Visual System . 3rd ed., Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann, 2012.; Lawrence, M Levine. 2018-2019 BCSC (Basic and Clinical Science Course), Section 02: Fundamentals and Principles of Ophthalmology., American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2018-2019.

Assumed knowledge
Undergraduate knowledge of basic human anatomy

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Save Sight Institute
Study Mode: Distance education/intensive on campus
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 9.0
EFTSL: 0.188
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2 Early

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Save Sight Institute
Study Mode: Distance education/intensive on campus
Census Date: 31 Aug 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 9.0
EFTSL: 0.188
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Yves Kerdraon, Dr Simon Taylor and Dr Richard Parker
HECS Band: 3
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