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Unit of study_

Paediatric Ophthalmology - OPSC5031

Year - 2018

This unit of study provides candidates with the theoretical and practical foundations necessary to assess and perform paediatric ophthalmology. The first part of the unit covers retinopathy of prematurity, refractive error and amblyopia, strabismus I comitant, strabismus II incomitant and vertical deviation. Following this, we will look at media opacities, congenital cataracts, congenital glaucoma and developmental glaucoma, an introduction to genetic eye disease and paediatric ophthalmic infectious diseases.The final part of the unit covers paediatric ocular oncology, orbital and lacrimal disease, the child who can't see approach to and investigations, phakomatoses and nystagmus.

Classes
Online

Assessment
3x 2000 word written assignments (90%), online forum discussion (10%)

Textbooks
Taylor, David., Hoyt, Creig S., Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus 4th ed., 2012

Additional information
Candidates must be overseas trained specialists from countries with established vocational ophthalmology training programs and have satisfactorily completed the requirements to practise as ophthalmologists in their countries of residency, or be eligible to undertake further fellowship training in their countries of residency.

Pre-requisites

OPSC5026 and OPSC5027 and OPSC5030

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Save Sight Institute
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: A/Prof John Grigg
HECS Band: 3
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