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Medical Retina - OPSC5030

Year - 2020

This unit of study will provide candidates with the theoretical and practical foundations for the treatment of retinal disorders and diseases. On completion of this Unit of Study the successful student will be able to: (1) describe and classify the various clinical types of medical retina disease, (2) describe the pathology and pathophysiology of different types of medical retina disease, (3) describe appropriate diagnostic testing for medical retina disease, (4) have a detailed understanding of the range of medical disease affecting the retina. Candidates must be overseas trained specialists from countries with an established vocational ophthalmology training program. They must have satisfactorily completed the requirements to practise as ophthalmologists or be eligible to undertake further fellowship training in their country of residence.


3 x 2500 word written assignments (90%), online forum discussion (10%)

Ryan, Stephen J. Retina . 4th ed., Elsevier/Mosby, 2006.


OPSC5028 and OPSC5029


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Save Sight Institute
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Professor Peter McCluskey
HECS Band: 3
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