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Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that specialises in diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the eye. Globally, at least 2.2 billion people have a near or distant vision impairment. In at least 1 billion – or almost half – of these cases, vision impairment could have been prevented or has yet to be addressed (WHO 2020).

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Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that specialises in diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the eye. Globally, at least 2.2 billion people have a near or distant vision impairment. In at least 1 billion – or almost half – of these cases, vision impairment could have been prevented or has yet to be addressed (WHO 2020).

 

This module will cover:

  • Anatomy of the eye

  • Physiology of the eye

  • Ophthalmic Pathology and Common Eye Diseases

  • Common investigations

  • Common treatments and medications

  • Health professionals involved

  • Important medical terminology (including Latin and Greek Root words)

 

Who would this be useful for?

  • Interpreters at all levels of knowledge of clinical medicine who are interested in gaining a basic understanding of Opthalmology

  • Interpreters who are preparing for NAATI Certified Specialist Health Interpreter (CSHI) Test

  • Interpreters who are pursuing to become a healthcare interpreter

 

Presented by: 

Dr Bee Yen Ooi (MBBS)

Dr Bee Yen Ooi graduated with a MBBS from Peking University Health Science Centre in 2007 and has successfully passed Medical Qualifying Exams in China, Malaysia and Australia. Dr Bee Yen is a registered Medical Doctor with Ministry of Health, Malaysia since 2009 and is eligible for registration as a medical practitioner in Australia. With more than 10 years of clinical experience she has a special interest in diagnostic radiology and teaching. 

 

 

 

 

Learning Goals: After completing this module you will gain: 

Knowledge of:

  • The anatomy of the eye.

  • How the eye works.

  • Ophthalmic Pathology and Common Eye Diseases.

  • The names and utility of common investigations, medications and health professionals in relation to the ophthalmology.

  • Easy ways to remember relevant medical terminology in the ophthalmology.

 

Skills to:

  • Provide high quality and professional interpreting of complex and specialised spoken language from the health domain.

  • Understand, remember and recall relevant medical terminology efficiently.

 

PD Logbook

A Certificate will be issued upon completion of the course. Learners will be eligible to 10 PD points towards recertification (Section 1.4 of NAATI Recertification PD Catalogue).

Some courses may attract PD points from multiple categories. Please choose the most appropriate category for your recertification.

The NAATI Recertification Catalogue can be downloaded via this link.

 

Learner Support:

Our Learner Support Team is always ready to assist you throughout your learning experience with us. For all your course content-related questions and inquiries, you can email us or we can make time for a Video or Telephone call. 

Email: courses@allgraduates.com.au

In your email please provide us with:

  • Your full name

  • Course Name

  • Lesson number/name

Online Meeting: Schedule a Meeting with the course trainer

 

How to Register: 

Step 1. Click the Register button at the top right of the course.

Step 2. Complete your Attendee details including Name, Email and other details as required.

Step 3. Review your Order Contact and Billing address. These are the details that will be listed on your tax invoice.

Step 4. Tick the checkbox to accept the terms and conditions.

Step 5. On successful registration you will receive 3 confirmation emails:

  1. Course Instructions

  2. Order Tax Invoice

  3. Course Enrolment Notification

Please refer to the emails for further instructions on how to access the course.

If you do not receive your emails, please check your junk or spam inbox as it may have been received there. 

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