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Acute and Emergency Eye Presentations - OPSC5033

Year - 2019

This unit of study provides students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of acute and emergency presentations in ophthalmology. The unit covers corneal ulcerations, penetrating eye trauma, orbital blowout fractures, blunt ocular trauma and intraocular foreign bodies, cranial nerve palsies, giant cell arthritis, retinal vascular occulsions, acute glaucoma and uveitis, neonatal conjunctivitis and infant lukoria, recent onset nystagmus and neuro-ophthalmic emergencies.

Classes
Online

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

Textbooks
Wills Eye Hospital, Kunimoto Derek Y., (ed) et al, Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins: The Wills Eye Manual: Office and Emergency Room Diagnosis and Treatment of Eye Disease 6th ed. 2012

Additional information
Candidates must be overseas trained medical practitioners without an established vocational ophthalmology training program and be working in a clinical ophthalmology unit.

Details

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
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Save Sight Institute
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Aug 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
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Prof John Grigg
HECS Band: 3
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