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Medical Retina - OPSC5030

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.


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

Ryan, Stephen J., et al, Retina Vols 1-3, 5th ed., 2012, Elsevier Mosby

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.


OPSC5028 and OPSC5029


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Save Sight Institute
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Professor Peter McCluskey
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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