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Specialist Certificate in the Management of Low Vision Patients

Date: Thu 01/11/2018 - Sat 31/10/2020

Provider: University of Melbourne

Optometrist Credits: 40 General

Event Type(s): Training

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Specialist Certificate in the Management of Low Vision Patients offered by the Department of Optometry & Vision Sciences in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences.

Topics covered within this course include:

  • The epidemiology and geographic distribution of blindness
  • The roles and methods within the rehabilitative team for the support and rehabilitation of the visually disabled
  • The procedures for comprehensive assessment of rehabilitation of the visually disabled
  • The procedures for comprehensive assessment of visual disability and the management of patients with partial sight
  • The principles and performance of optical, non-optical and technological aids for the enhancement of low vision.

Emphasis is on clinical set-up, application and support of patients with low vision.

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