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Catalog 2016-2017
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
   
 
  Dec 18, 2017
 
 
    
Catalog 2016-2017

ELECT EOPTA - Clinical Elective in Ophthalmology-Career Interest


ELECTIVE DIRECTOR(S): Thomas B. Redens, M.D. PHONE: 318.675-5012
DURATION OF ELECTIVE: 4 Weeks
LOCATION OF ELECTIVE: LSU Health Sciences Center Eye Clinic
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 5 MINIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 1
ELECTIVE OFFERED DURING BLOCKS: I-III
COURSE CODE: EOPTA

1 credit

**This elective requires that students keep an attendance log.  Each student will be responsible for obtaining a physician’s signature each time he/she reports to work at the Eye Clinic.  Blank attendance logs may be obtained from  Moodle. **

 

 

 

OBJECTIVES AND/OR GOALS

 

The elective is designed for those students interested in Ophthalmology as a career. Blocks I-III are reserved for this elective to qualify students for ophthalmology match.  The course will offer the student an in-depth experience in the various facets of Ophthalmology:

  1. Patient work- up and management under supervision of residents and faculty.
  2. Training in the use of many specific ophthalmic equipment and techniques will be offered.

 

 

 

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES OF SENIOR STUDENTS

 

Direct patient work-up and care under supervision. A half hour presentation to the Department is a requisite. This will be measured by the evaluations completed after the required presentation and the evaluation form provided by the Registrar’s office.

 

 

 

 

READING ASSIGNMENTS

 

General Ophthalmology, Vaughn et al., Appleton and Lange

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOURS PER WEEK

CONF       2     HRS          WARD                   HRS        LAB                          HRS      LIBRARY        HRS

OR        5          HRS         CLINIC      30           HRS        LECTURE         3        HRS      READING        HRS

TOTAL NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:      40+         

 

 

blocks 1-3

Pass/Fail