OPH 7500

Ophthalmology Acting Internship in Ocular Diagnostics


Lori van der Merwe
Course Coordinator

Clinical Level
MS Year
Terms Offered


Catalog Description:  Ophthalmology utilizes numerous imaging modalities for diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment of numerous ocular conditions. This course is specifically focused on ocular diagnostics to help students grow in their understanding of these tools in Ophthalmology and better prepare them for Ophthalmology Residency.


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Site Code

Site Name


MF-1089 UMP Eye Clinic  

Required session attendance: Lectures, Clinical Imaging Interpreation with Preceptors

Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode: 8 hours per day to include lectures, Imaging Observation, Interpretation with Preceptors

Direct patient care: Yes

Consent Requirement: Arranged. Email course coordinator/course director for permission to schedule.

Course Objectives:  The overall Learning Goal of the course is for students to understand the fundamental ocular diagnostics imaging modalitie (Pathology, Visual Fields, RNFL OCT, Macular OCT, Fluorescein Angiography, Biometry for Intaocular Lens Calculations.

Our Learning Objectives are:
Perform the above studies by observing our Imagers, utilizing lectures on Fundamentals of these Modalities, and Interpreting them with Attendings to glean appropriate clinical understanding of their utility.

Graded Components: Written exam, Case Presentations, Assessments by Faculty

Grading Scale:  H/E/S/N

Allow repetition of course: Repetition not allowed

Course equivalency:  Does not apply