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Unit of study_

Practical Ophthalmic Science - OPSC5004

Year - 2020

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.

Classes
Intensive on campus

Assessment
3 hours observed structured practical exams (90%) and a presentation on an allocated topic (10%)

Textbooks
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.

Assumed knowledge
Undergraduate knowledge of physics relating to light and optics.

Pre-requisites

OPSC5001 and OPSC5002 and OPSC5003

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Intensive June

25 May 2020

Department/School: Save Sight Institute
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 12 Jun 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 9.0
EFTSL: 0.188
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Medicine and Health

Intensive December

23 Nov 2020

Department/School: Save Sight Institute
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 04 Dec 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 9.0
EFTSL: 0.188
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Con Petsoglou, Prof Peter McCluskey and Prof John Grigg, A/Prof Clare Fraser and Dr Chameen Samarawickrama
HECS Band: 3
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