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Environmental and occupational optometry

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Course ID: 1100-3BO25 Erasmus code / ISCED: 13.2 / (unknown)
Course title: Environmental and occupational optometry Name in Polish: Środowisko wzrokowe
Organizational unit: Faculty of Physics
Course groups: ESOO - European programme in ophthalmic optics and optometry; 2nd year courses
ECTS credit allocation (and other scores): 2.00
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Language: Polish
Prerequisites (description):

(in Polish) Wykład przeznaczony jest dla studentów II roku kierunku Zastosowania fizyki w biologii i medycynie, specjalności Optyka okularowa i optometria. Zakłada się że student posiada wiedzę w zakresie wykładu Optometria I i Anatomia i neurofizjologia układu wzrokowego

Short description:

Interaction of the eye , vision and the environment with the emphasis on occupational optometry

Full description:

• Vision-care programme: planning, organizing and

conducting a vision-care programme in collaboration

with a non-optometric organization

• Role of optometrists in the community: as primary care providers;

their role in the prevention and modification of occupational problems

• Visual screening: development of visual screening programmes;

cost effectiveness of visual screening and its relation to incidence

of disease; screening protocols and regimen; visual screeners

• Visual hazards and ocular protection in occupations and sports: nature

and types of occupational/sports eye

injuries and their prevention;

types and uses of protective eyewear;

radiation hazards in industry and

their prevention

• Visual ergonomics and lighting: human visual capabilities and analysis

of visual demands in visual tasks, visual requirements for different

occupations; visual fatigue and its relation to visual task and visual

demand; introduction to basic concepts in lighting design

• Visual display terminal (VDT): the visual display unit, its visual demands,

its related eye problems, their causes and solutions

Bibliography:

1. Gordon H. Carson "Environmental and occupational optometry" Elsevier 2009

2. Rachel North "Work and the Eye," wydanie 2., Butterworth-Heinemann Health, 2001

3. Donald G. Pitts i Robert N. Kleinstein, "ENVIRONMENTAL VISION Interactions of the Eye, Vision, and the Environment", Butterworth-Heinemann, 1993.

Assessment methods and assessment criteria: (in Polish)

Egzamin ustny. Na egzaminie dostępna jest lista pytań. Student losuje trzy pytania zlisty. Zajęcia odbywają sie co tydzień w drugiej połowie semestru.

Classes in period "Summer semester 2021/22" (in progress)

Time span: 2022-02-21 - 2022-06-15
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Type of class: Lecture, 15 hours, 30 places more information
Coordinators: Jacek Pniewski
Group instructors: Jacek Pniewski
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