HMO203 - Health and Vision Sciences 1
|Year||2017 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)|
Must be enrolled in D302 Bachelor of Vision Science/Master of Optometry
All of HBS107, HBS108, HMO101, HMO102, HMO201, MAA103, SLE111 and
2 x 2 hours of problem-based learning seminars; up to 10 hours of supporting classes and seminars and 2 hours of team-based learning for 10 weeks of trimester.
In this unit students will gain a foundation in the physical and biomedical sciences underpinning optometric practice. Students will engage in problem-based learning cases drawn from simple and common optometric conditions particularly those associated with developmental and refractive orders of vision. Classes and seminars will be offered in support of the problem-based sessions. Some cases in ocular disease and therapy and systemic disorders of vision will also be covered. The physical and biomedical sciences will include anatomy, physiology, optical physics, pharmacology, pathology, immunology and microbiology. Transition to Clinical Practice Workshop will prepare students to bridge the gap between the Vision Sciences and clinical practice. Student learning will be consolidated through team-based learning.
Assessment task 1: Team-based learning - 10 x individual readiness assurance tests 35%, and
Assessment task 2: Team readiness assurance tests 15%
Assessment task 3: Examination (2 hours) 40%
Assessment task 4: Team problem-based learning (PBL) research outcomes (Week 2 and Week 4) 10%
Successful completion of Professionalism and Placement (P & P) requirements in PBL as defined in the Optometry P & P guide
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