PATIENT MANAGEMENT

Learning Outcome

Spectacle lenses

Code

PM10

Description

Trainees must be able to identify when a patient may benefit from the use of spectacle lenses and prisms. They must be able to assess the type and strength of lens or prism and provide an appropriate prescription. They must be able to liaise with and, where indicated, seek advice from optometrists and orthoptists. They must be able to advise a patient on the purpose, duration and optical effects of the prescription.

Assessment

CbD , end of year exams, COECSA Exams, certificate of refraction

Target Year of Achievement

Year 1/2

Related Learning Outcomes

PS1BCS5

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