PRACTICAL SKILLS (PS)

Learning Outcome

Assess tear Film

Code

PS5

Description

Trainees must be able to assess the tear film.  They must be able to perform and interpret qualitative and quantitative tests for tear production and stability, such as tear break up time, Schirmer I and II, rose Bengal and fluorescein tests.

Assessment

DOPS, portfolio/logbook and end of year review/COECSA Exams

Target Year of Achievement

Year 1 - 2 yr program/ Year 3/4 yr program

Related Learning Outcomes

PS1- PS14

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