cod. 05574

Academic year 2020/21
2° year of course - First semester
Professor responsible for the course unit
integrated course unit
8 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Course unit structured in the following modules:

Learning objectives

The course aims to enable the student to learn and understand through lectures and interactive practices, the basic principles that allow a deep understanding of the key diagnostic tests in physiological and pathological conditions of the visual system.

The student at the end of the course, and using the knowledge of anatomy and physiology, will need to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of basic aspects of physics, biophysics and pathophysiological perspective.



Course unit content

The course aims to deepen the principles of physics, biophysics and optics pathophysiological useful for the study of the visual system and the use of diagnostic and rehabilitative techniques pertaining to the orthoptist-assistants in ophthalmology.

Full programme


see the individual training modules

Teaching methods

During lectures and demonstrations will be presented and discussed the content of the course (see the individual learning modules).

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination.
In case of the persistence of the health emergency, the exams will be conducted remotely, as follows:
remote oral questions, through the Teams platform (guide
Students with SLD / BSE must first contact Le Eli-che: support for students with disabilities, D.S.A., B.E.S. (
Through questions regarding the course content, it will be determined if the student has achieved the goal of knowledge and understanding of the content. Through questions concerning the principles of operation and interpretation of the techniques discussed in the course, will be determined whether the student has achieved the goal of applying the acquired knowledge.

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