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Must be enrolled in D302 Bachelor of Vision Science/Master of Optometry
A Gentle and J Armitage
HMO203 and HMO204
2 x 2 hours of problem-based learning tutorials; up to 6 hours of supporting lectures, tutorials, workshops and practicals; and 2 hours of team-based learning for 10 weeks of Trimester. Two x 5 hours of symposia across the Trimester.
Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.
In this unit students will build on and extend their foundation knowledge from previous studies in HMO203, advancing their understanding of the physical and biomedical sciences underpinning optometric practice. Students will engage in further problem-based learning cases drawn from simple and common optometric conditions particularly those associated with developmental and refractive orders of vision. Lectures, workshops, practicals and tutorials will be offered in support of the problem-based sessions. 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. Optical dispensing and practice management understanding will be extended through a series of workshops. Symposia will introduce students to current topics in the ocular appliances and ocular diseases. Student learning will be consolidated through team-based learning.
Team-based learning: 10 x individual readiness assurance tests 35%, and team readiness assurance tests 15%; examination (2 hours) 40%; practical assessment task (20 minutes) 10%
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.