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					Clinical Optometry I
    Walter Huang, OD
    Yuanpei University
  Department of Optometry
               Purpose
This course is the first in a series of four
semester courses designed to teach
students the theory and techniques of the
various procedures that are part of a
routine optometric examination of the
visual system
              Course Content
This course will consist of two major parts:
   Lecture
      Covers the theory and application of basic
      optometric procedures
   Laboratory
      Provides more specific information on how to
      perform the procedures as well as the opportunity
      to practice these skills under the supervision of
      knowledgeable instructors
Evaluation of Student Performance
 Lecture
    Attendance         10%
    Homework/Quizzes   30%
    Midterm            30%
    Final              30%
Evaluation of Student Performance
 Laboratory
    Attendance   10%
    Homework     15%
    Midterm      35%
    Final        40%
       Course Outline
Week          Lecture
1             Intro to Optometry and
              the Optometric Exam
2             Case History
3             Visual Acuity, Intro to
              Epidemiology, Myopia
4             Eye Position
              Measurement
5             Extraocular Motility
6             Astigmatism
       Course Outline
Week          Lecture
7             Astigmatism
8             Midterm
9             Review
10            Pupil Evaluation
11            Pupil Evaluation
12            Lens Power
              Measurement
       Course Outline
Week          Lecture
13            Lens Power
              Measurement
14            Keratometry
15            Hyperopia, Presbyopia
16            Review
17            No Class
18            Final
       Course Outline
Week          Laboratory
1             External Observation,
              Interpupillary Distance
2             Intro to Refractive Error
              and Rx Writing
3             Small Group Case Hx’s
4             Visual Acuity
5             Cover Test
6             EOM, NPC
       Course Outline
Week          Laboratory
7             Review
8             Midterm Practical
9             No Class
10            No Class
11            Pupils
12            Pupils
       Course Outline
Week          Laboratory
13            Lensometry
14            Lensometry
15            Keratometry
16            Review
17            Final Practical
18            No Class
        Contact Information
Office: N634, Preclinical Optometry
Laboratory
Office Hours:
   Wed 11AM-12PM, 1PM-2PM
   Thurs 10AM-12PM
   Fri 10AM-12PM
Tel: 03-538-1183 x8634, x2224
            References
Dictionary of Optometry and Visual
Science (Fourth Edition) by Michel Millodot
Dictionary of Visual Science and Related
Clinical Terms (Fifth Edition) by Richard I
Tsung Wu

				
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