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Certificate

Specialist Certificate in the Management of Paediatric Patients

      Course overview

      • 6 months part time
      • Online
      • Available to domestic and international students.
      • Mid Year Intake - July

      Overview

      Please note: Availability of the Specialist Certificate in the Management of Low Vision Patients course in 2020 is subject to interest.

      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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