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Advanced Neurology for Orthoptic Extended Practice


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Brownlow Hll


This is an 10 credit Masters level module that is designed to further develop knowledge of neuro anatomy and neurological conditions acquired at undergraduate level. It is specifically designed for ophthalmic health professionals currently working in or who have an interest in developing specialist roles. The module provides a working baseline knowledge at level 7 of neuro anatomy, neurological conditions and neuro imaging that is required for clinicians working in an extended role, for example, special educational needs (SEN) and/ or Neuro Ophthalmology. 

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Course Date

1st November 2017

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Course Description

The module aim is to enable the clinician to develop an in depth knowledge of neuro anatomy, neurological conditions, medical management of neurological conditions and the use of neuro imaging techniques.

The module is taught over one semester via online learning. A variety of online resources presented on the online learning platform VITAL will be available for the students. Resources include E-lectures, quizzes, online discussions, online discussions, video resources and reading material. Due to the online nature of the module, students will be required to have basic IT skills