Orthoptic clinical practice

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This subject will introduce you to the orthoptic clinical setting. It is a beginning level placement subject that includes a one week clinical placement where theories and investigative and management procedures can be applied under the supervision of a qualified professional.

Intended Learning Outcomes[edit]

  1. Communicate appropriately and effectively with patients and their families to the level of a novice
  2. Translate technical orthoptic and ophthalmic information into practical advise for patients.
  3. Perform appropriate clinical investigation for differential diagnosis which is informed by a comprehensive case history and ongoing clinical findings.

Assessment[edit]

  1. Edit Wikipedia
  2. Video Presentation
  3. Practical Exam
  4. Clinical Placement Attendance
  5. Reflective Journal

Learning Management System[edit]

Students enrolled in this subject are directed to the Orthoptic Clinical Practice A Learning Management System website.