By the end of this course the student should be able to:
1- Identify The basic ocular anatomy and related cranial nerves ( II, III, IV, V, VI, VII )
2- Describe The functions of each ocular structure.
3- Identify The rationale and interpretation of testing the Red Reflex
4- Define The different refractive states of the eye and their corrections
5- Recognize The symptoms , signs , investigations and causes of orbital diseases
a. Symptoms , signs and treatments of lid diseases.
b. The different refractive states of the eye and their corrections
c. The symptoms , signs , investigations and causes of orbital diseases
d. Symptoms , signs and treatments of lens diseases
e. Symptoms , signs and treatments of conjunctivitis
f. Symptoms , signs , treatments and deferential diagnosis of Red Eye.
g. Symptoms , signs and treatments of vitreous diseases
h. Symptoms , signs and treatments of retinadiseases
i. Symptoms , signs and treatments of optic nerve diseases.
j. Symptoms , signs and treatments of lacrimal system
k. Symptoms , signs and treatments of glaucoma
l. Preventable causes of blindness
7- Obtain an accurate and complete ocular history
8- Measure And record near vision
9- Measure And record distant vision in adult and children
10- Assess Pupillary reflexes
11- Evaluate Ocular motility
12- Use The direct ophthalmoscope for assessment of Red Reflex , the optic nerve , and posterior fundus examination
13- Dilate the pupils
14- Perform and evaluate visual fields by confrontation
15- Estimate Intraocular pressure Digitally
16- Aversion of upper lid
17- Remove simple conjunctival FBs
18- Install eye drops ,topical fluorescein , local anaesthetics ..etc
19- Be caring and compassionate
20- Communicate with patients and handle them sensibly as appropriate to their age.
21- Be committed to work and learning
22- Be enthusiastic for patient care
23- Work as a team member
24- Show respect for patients, family members and other health care workers
25- Show respect to others religions, believes and culture
26- Lay a foundation of self-education and a critical approach to Learning