INTERNSHIP YEAR 3
Learning outcomes of the course unit
To know and understand the principles of orthoptics and of diagnostic techniques in ophthalmology.
To provide fundamental elements for autonomously executing and interpreting the most important techniques of ophthalmic examinations.
Upon completion of this course the students will be able to complement their previous knowledge with a comprehensive understanding
Moreover, students will be able to use their knowledge to autonomously perform relevant clinical examinations.
Course contents summary
Gradual and thorough learning of orthoptics and of diagnostic techniques in ophthalmology, with particular attention to no-contact imaging and corneal topography.
- M.Yanoff, JS. Duker: Ophthalmology Mosby 2004
- Tasman, Jaeger, eds. Duane's Ophthalmology. LWW 2006
During internship year 3 students will face real clinical situations in a protected, assisted environment, with the possibility to put into practice all technical expertise, the ability to think critically, and their clinical judgment.
Assessment methods and criteria
Practical examination: tests on the course topics will verify independent judgement abilities; tests about choice, execution and interpretation of different techniques will judge ability of students to adapt to a given clnical situation and to efficiently use their knowledge.