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Optometrist (AMK)

Autumn 2011

Classification
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Competence in optics and optical applications
                                                 
Eyewear technology
                                                 
Eyewear technology 1 4
     
           
                         
Eyewear technology 2 4
       
             
                     
Eyewear technology 3 5  
       
               
                 
Visual optics 6
       
             
                     
Geometric optics 4
     
           
                         
Spectacle glazing and repairing 6
     
           
                         
Spectacle glazing and selling, work placement 3  
       
               
                 
Visual ergonomics 6      
           
                       
 
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Competence in the development and examination of vision
                                                 
Examination methods in optometry
                                                 
Diagnostic methods in optometry 1 4
       
             
                     
Diagnostic methods in optometry 2 3  
       
               
                 
Diagnostic methods in optometry 3 3    
           
                     
     
Eye examinations in optometry - clinical optometry
                                                 
Optometric eye examination – clinical optometry 1 3
       
             
                     
Optometric eye examination – clinical optometry 2 3  
       
               
                 
Optometric eye examination – clinical optometry 3 3  
         
                 
             
Optometric eye examination – clinical optometry 4 3    
         
                   
         
Examination of ametropia
                                                 
Examination of refractive ametropia 1, work placement 3  
       
               
                 
Examination of refractive ametropia 2, work placement 3  
         
                 
             
Examination of ametropia 3, work placement 3    
         
                   
         
Fitting of contact lenses
                                                 
Contact lens fitting 1 3  
         
                 
             
Contact lens fitting 2 3    
         
                   
         
Fitting of contact lenses 3 3    
           
                     
     
Examination of vision
                                                 
Examination of vision 1, work placement 3    
         
                   
         
Examination of vision 2, work placement 6    
           
                     
     
Low vision rehabilitation and orthoptics 6      
           
                       
 
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Competence in the structure and function of the human body
                                                 
Basics of cell biology and biochemistry 3
     
           
                         
General anatomy and physiology 4
       
             
                     
Cell and microbiology, immunology and aseptic techniques 4  
       
               
                 
Pathology, epidemiology and basics of biostatistics 3  
         
                 
             
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Competence in the physiology of seeing and ophthalmology
                                                 
Anatomy and physiology of the visual system
                                                 
Anatomy and physiology of the visual system 1 4
       
             
                     
Anatomy and physiology of the visual system 2 8  
       
               
                 
Anatomy of the eye 3
     
           
                         
Physiology and biochemistry of the eye 3
       
             
                     
Ophthalmology 4    
         
                   
         
General and ocular pharmacology 4    
           
                     
     
Examination of the anatomy and physiology of the eye, work placement 3      
           
                       
 
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Optometrists as developers of their field
                                                 
Introduction to Studies 3
     
           
                         
Basics of information technology 3
     
           
                         
Expert and research communication 3
     
           
                         
Operating principles of social and health care from the perspective of optometry 3
     
           
                         
Professional English 3  
         
                 
             
Swedish at Work 3  
         
                 
             
Basics of professional research and development 3  
       
               
                 
Basics of research and development methodology 3  
         
                 
             
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Development and leadership in the optical sector
                                                 
Entrepreneurship, business activities and client service
                                                 
Client service and sales psychology 3
       
             
                     
Entrepreneurship and business activities 3    
           
                     
     
Bachelor's thesis
                                                 
Analysing ideas for the final project 3  
         
                 
             
Drawing up a plan for the final project 3    
           
                     
     
Implementing the final project 6      
           
                       
 
Maturity test and publication 3      
           
                       
 
Eye examinations and working in the optical field 1
                                                 
Eye examinations and working in the optical field 2, work placement 3  
         
                 
             
Eye examinations and working in the optical field 2, work placement 3      
           
                       
 
Application of research and development methods in the optical field 3    
           
                     
     
Innovation Project 10    
         
                   
         
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Elective Studies
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ECTS credits per period / semester / academic year 6359512732313227262527320310320270260250270

The curriculum has been planned so that the student completes 60 ECTS credits per academic year and 30 ECTS credits per semester

Due to the timing of optional and elective courses, credit accumulation per semester / academic year may vary.

Description

Degree Programme in Optometry educates experts of vision mainly for the service of the private health care sector.
Optometrists are experts of vision. In addition to this expertise, optometrists are familiar with the principles of entrepreneurship and have the ability to encounter different kinds of people. Optometrists know how to apply their competence to the changing work environment.