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HMO702 - Advanced Optometric Studies 2

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):4
EFTSL value:0.500
Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in D302 Bachelor of Vision Science/Master of Optometry or H710 Master of Optometry

Unit chair:

Tina Huynh and Alex Gentle

Prerequisite:

HMO701

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Two x 2 hours of problem-based learning seminars, 3 x 2 hours of clinical skills practicals, 1 x 2 hours 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. 1 x 8 hours of Transition to Clinical Practice workshop, 2 x 20 hours of clinical placements at ACO and up to 25 hours of additional external placements across trimester.

Content

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.

 

Transition to clinical practice workshops will prepare students for clinical residential placement and highlight topical issues in optometric practice.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Team-based learning: 10 x tests 15%

Assessment task 2: Research data analysis and presentation (2000 words) 15%

Assessment task 3: Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCE) 25%. Passing 7 out of 10 OSCE stations, achieving an overall pass mark for the OSCEs - hurdle requirement

Assessment task 4: Objective structured performance-related examination 10%

Assessment task 5: Clinical placement assessment 20%

Assessment task 6: Written examination (2 hours) 15%. Passing is a hurdle requirement

Assessment task 7: Satisfactory completion of a clinical logbook during placement - hurdle requirement

Assessment task 8: Successful completion of all rostered clinical placements - hurdle requirement

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$4458$4458$12660$13384

* 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.

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