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  OPTOMETRY III

Competencies and objectives

 

Course context for academic year 2019-20

La asignatura de Optometría III se imparte en el primer semestre del tercer curso del Grado, perteneciendo a la materia Optometría y Contactología. La asignatura de Optometría III posee un estrecho vínculo con el resto de asignaturas de la materia.

Para poder cursar adecuadamente esta asignatura son necesarios los conocimientos y habilidades que los alumnos han debido adquirir en las asignaturas previas de Fundamentos de Optometría, Optometría I y Optometría II. Los conocimientos previos sobre cómo realizar un examen refractivo así como las diferentes pruebas que analizan el sistema acomodativo y vergencial, son básicos para el estudio del diagnóstico y tratamiento de las diferentes disfunciones de la visión binocular no estrábicas que se abordan en esta asignatura de Optometría III.


Esta asignatura es un pilar básico en la formación del futuro óptico-optometrista al marcar las bases necesarias para desarrollar las habilidades necesarias en el manejo de cualquier anomalía visual binocular que pueda presentar un sujeto. Sus conocimientos son necesarios y básicos para realizar la evaluación diagnóstica de las disfunciones generales de la visión binocular, así como conocer las distintas opciones y toma de decisiones en el tratamiento de estas disfunciones. Los conocimientos adquiridos en esta asignatura permitirán al estudiante saber diferenciar estas anomalías de las disfunciones binoculares estrábicas y específicas que se abordarán en la asignatura de Optometría IV.

 

 

Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

Specific competences (CE):>>Module 1: basic competences

  • CES21 : Understand and manage basic laboratory material and techniques.
  • CES22 : Understand the psychological factors of the relationship between the optician optometrist and the patient.

 

Specific competences (CE):>>Module 2: optics competences

  • CES29 : Understand and manage the techniques for the analysis, measurement, correction and control of the effects of compensating optical systems on the visual system, in order to optimise their design and adaptation.
  • CES30 : Capacity to calculate the geometric parameters of specific visual compensation systems: low vision, intraocular lenses, contact lenses and ophthalmic lenses.
  • CES35 : Understand the spatial and temporal aspects of vision.
  • CES36 : Be able to carry out psychophysical tests to determine visual perception levels.
  • CES37 : Understand the Spanish health care system and the basic aspects related to health service management, basically those associated with health care and rehabilitation.
  • CES39 : Acquire the ability to carry out the profession respecting the autonomy of the patients, their beliefs and culture, as well as their determining genetic, demographic and socioeconomic factors, applying the principles of social justice and understanding the ethical implications in the context of a world in change.

 

Specific competences (CE):>>Module 3: vision system pathology competences

  • CES40 : Understand the properties and functions of the different elements making up the visual system.
  • CES46 : Understand the pharmacological actions, collateral effects and interactions of medicines.
  • CES51 : Understand the epidemiological models of the main visual pathologies.
  • CES52 : Understand and apply health education techniques to the main generic ocular health problems. Understand the principles of sickness and health.
  • CES53 : Understand the manifestations of the pathological processes and mechanisms involved in producing the main human illnesses.

 

Specific competences (CE):>>Module 4: optometry competences

  • CES54 : Develop communication, data recording and clinical history preparation skills.
  • CES55 : Acquire the ability to interpret and exercise clinical judgement on the results of the visual tests to establish the diagnosis and most appropriate treatment.
  • CES56 : Acquire instrument test skills for evaluating visual functions and ocular health.
  • CES57 : Know how to carry out a complete anamnesis test.
  • CES58 : Capacity to measure, interpret and treat refractive defects.
  • CES59 : Understand the sensorial and oculomotor mechanisms of binocular vision.
  • CES61 : Ability to prescribe, control and monitor optical corrections.
  • CES71 : Apply controlled corneal topography modification techniques using contact lenses.
  • CES74 : Understand the function of the retina as a receptor of radiant energy.
  • CES75 : Understand the basic models of colour, shape and movement vision.
  • CES76 : Understand the modifications in perceptive processes associated with aging.
  • CES78 : Acquire the clinical skills needed to examine and treat patients.
  • CES81 : Understand the different protocols applied to patients.
  • CES82 : Understand and apply visual screening techniques applied to different populations.
  • CES83 : Understand and apply the new technologies in the field of clinical optometry.
  • CES85 : Capacity to act as a primary visual care agent.

 

 

 

Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2019-20

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General

Code: 24033
Lecturer responsible:
CACHO MARTINEZ, MARIA DEL PILAR
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 1,16
Practical credits: 1,24
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

  • Dept: OPTICS, PHARMACOLOGY AND ANATOMY
    Area: OPTICS
    Theoretical credits: 1,16
    Practical credits: 1,24
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

Study programmes where this course is taught