HMO702 - Advanced Optometric Studies 2
|Year||2015 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)|
Must be enrolled in D302 Bachelor of Vision Science/Master of Optometry or H710 Master of Optometry
Sharon Bentley and Moneisha Gokhale
Two x 2 hours of problem-based learning seminars, 3 x 2 hours of clinical skills practicals, 1 hour ophthalmic dispensing workshop, 1 x 2 hours of team-based learning seminar and up to 10 hours of supporting classes per week for 10 weeks of trimester. 2 x 7 hours of symposia and 52 hours (2 x 20 and 2 x 6 hours) of clinical placements across trimester.
In this unit students will further develop and demonstrate their capacity to apply knowledge of the physical and biomedical sciences and the professional and business practices underpinning optometry in the clinical setting.
Students will engage in problem-based learning cases on more complex optometric conditions associated with developmental and refractive disorders of vision, ocular disease, ocular therapy and systemic disorders of vision. Classes, seminars, clinical skills practicals and clinical placements will be offered in support of the problem-based sessions.
Students will continue to gain the competencies for all aspects of optometric practice, as defined by the Optometry Council of Australia and New Zealand (OCANZ), including: patient examination, diagnosis and management; optometric dispensing and business; and ethics, law and public health.
Symposia will highlight topical issues in optometric practice. In addition, students will consolidate skills in examining patients under supervision, as well as gain skills in the analysis and presentation of clinical research data.
Assessment task 1: Team-based learning: 10 x individual readiness assurance tests 10% with formative team readiness assurance tests; research data analysis and presentation (2000 words) 15%
Assessment task 2: 12 station Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) -passing 10 out of 12 stations is a hurdle requirement 30%;
Assessment task 3: Clinical placement assessment (supervisor observation of patient examinations) 20%
Assessment task 4: Written examination (2 hours), passing is a hurdle requirement 25%
Assessment task 5: Ongoing completion of a reflective clinical logbook is a hurdle requirement
Assessment task 6: Successful completion of the 52 hours of clinical placements is a hurdle requirement
Assessment task 7: Completion of 17% of cases and 8 hours using the binocular indirect ophthalmoscope simulator.
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.