Specialist Certificate in Glaucoma and Retinal Disease

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      Successful completion of this subject provides 25 points of credit into the Master of Clinical Optometry.

      Please note: Registration to practice in Australia is NOT granted on completion of this course.

      Graduate Attributes

      Academically excellent:
      • Have a strong sense of intellectual integrity and the ethics of scholarship
      • Have in-depth knowledge of their specialist discipline(s)
      • Reach a high level of achievement in writing, generic research activities, problem-solving and communication
      • Be critical and creative thinkers, with an aptitude for continued self-directed learning
      • Be adept at learning in a range of ways, including through information and communication technologies.
      Knowledgeable across disciplines:
      • Examine critically, synthesise and evaluate knowledge across a broad range of disciplines
      • Expand their analytical and cognitive skills through learning experiences in diverse subjects
      • Have the capacity to participate fully in collaborative learning and to confront unfamiliar problems
      • Have a set of flexible and transferable skills for different types of employment.
      Leaders in communities:
      • Initiate and implement constructive change in their communities, including professions and workplaces
      • Have excellent interpersonal and decision-making skills, including an awareness of personal strengths and limitations
      • Mentor future generations of learners
      • Engage in meaningful public discourse, with a profound awareness of community needs.
      Attuned to cultural diversity:
      • Value different cultures
      • Be well-informed citizens able to contribute to their communities wherever they choose to live and work
      • Have an understanding of the social and cultural diversity in our community
      • Respect indigenous knowledge, cultures and values.
      Active global citizens:
      • Accept social and civic responsibilities
      • Be advocates for improving the sustainability of the environment
      • Have a broad global understanding, with a high regard for human rights, equity and ethics.