Successful candidates will demonstrate to the examiners that they have a detailed and comprehensive knowledge of the practical aspects of the basic ophthalmic sciences. Particular emphasis will be placed on the topics of Anatomy, Physiology and Optics.
Intensive on campus
3 hours observed structured practical exams (90%) and a presentation on an allocated topic (10%)
Textbooks: The textbooks recommended for OPSC5001, OPSC5002 and OPSC5003 apply to this unit. An anatomical atlas is recommended for assistance with the head and neck and neuroanatomy. Recommended Texts: Rohen, Johannes W. (Johannes Wilhelm), et al. Color Atlas of Anatomy: a Photographic Study of the Human Body . 7th ed., Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011.; Haines, Duane E. Neuroanatomy: an Atlas of Structures, Sections, and Systems. Wolters Kluwer/ Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Health, 2012.; Cozzi, Mariano et al. Optical Coherence Tomography in Retinal Diseases: A Practical Interactive Book for Technicians and Retinal Clinicians. Apple Books, 2016.
Undergraduate knowledge of physics relating to light and optics.
OPSC5001 and OPSC5002 and OPSC5003