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Certificate

Specialist Certificate in the Management of Low Vision Patients

      Course overview

      • 6 months part time
      • Online
      • Available to domestic and international students.

      Overview

      The Specialist Certificate in the Management of Low Vision Patients is offered by the Department of Optometry & Vision Sciences at the University of Melbourne. 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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