National Diploma: Ophthalmic Rehabilitation

National Diploma: Ophthalmic Rehabilitation

The course is designed to develop Ophthalmic Rehabilitation Officers with knowledge, skills and attitudes required to satisfy the needs of the ophthalmic health sector. Vision rehabilitation officers instruct persons with vision impairments in the use of compensatory skills and assistive technology. Advance yourself with our HEXCO accredited qualification and open a world of opportunities!

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1000.0 ZAR 1,000.00
1,000.00
Last Update 29/09/2023
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Healthcare Course Face to face On Campus Course Intellectus Campus Zimbabwe Full time

OVERVIEW


The course is designed to develop Ophthalmic Rehabilitation Officers with knowledge, skills and attitudes required to satisfy the needs of the ophthalmic health sector. Vision rehabilitation officers instruct persons with vision impairments in the use of compensatory skills and assistive technology. Advance yourself with our HEXCO accredited qualification and open a world of opportunities!

COURSE CONTENT


Human biology

• Ocular anatomy and physiology

• Medical aspects and psychosocial dynamics of visual impairment

• Ocular pathology

• Foundations in research and data analysis

• Clinical practice

• Orientation and mobility

• Principles of low vision and communication

• Home management and adaptive technology 

• Project management

• Principles of rehabilitation

• Research project

• Skills proficiency

• Industrial placement


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS


• National Foundation Certificate in Ophthalmic Optics • Any other recognized qualification


DURATION


• 24 Months


STUDY MODE

• Face to Face

COUNTRY

SKILLS YOU WILL DEVELOP


• Demonstrate an understanding of basic concepts, principles, and processes in human biology.

• Demonstrate an understanding of the anatomical structure of the eye, its physiology and the structure of the skull and orbit

• Identify the different causes of visual impairment and their effects on daily living skills

• Identify and rehabilitate different conditions affecting the eye

• Design and follow through with patient treatment plans


ACCREDITATION BODY