Module code: OPT4012-D
To stimulate a broad understanding of anatomical & functional relationships between the eye, the brain, & their supporting structures.
To develop knowledge of anatomy, physiology & immunology & their relationships to body systems including the eye.
To develop knowledge of microbial causes of infection/disease & the ways in which they are diagnosed & controlled.
To provide students with an introduction to the major classes of physiologically important molecules; & to introduce the function of such molecules in living cells & tissues, including the eye and related organs.
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To outline the salient features of ophthalmic instrument design and to enable students to competently use clinical ophthalmic instruments as part of the optometrist's role of assessing ocular health.