Elective Title: 93IA710 — GENERAL OPHTHALMOLOGY
Students will spend time with residents, fellows and faculty members in general ophthalmology and other subspecialty services including glaucoma, cornea and external disease, oculoplastics, pediatric and strabismus surgery and retina. Reading materials will be on loan to the student during the rotation. Didactic lectures and case studies are also available to the student through the department website. Students are required to attend department grand rounds and to give one case presentation in a grand round. At the end of the rotation, students are required to take a final examination that composes of part multiple choice questions and ten case studies. Students are also tested on their direct ophthalmoscope skills with unknowns using a simulator.
Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Rudy Yung, MD (email@example.com)
Director: Chi Wah (Rudy) Yung, M.D.
Location: Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute, IU Health University Hospital, Roudebush VA Medical Center,Eskenazi Health Hospital (Indianapolis)
Other Faculty: Richard Burgett, M.D., Louis Cantor,M.D., Yara Catoira-Boyle, M.D., Daniel Neely, M.D., David Plager, M.D., Heather Smith, M.D., Valerie Purvin, M.D., Sheila Valluri, M.D., Darell WuDunn, M.D. Ph.D.., Amy Waddell, M.D., Jennifer Eikenberry, M.D., Shaohui Liu, M.D., Rao Chundury, M.D., Anh Danh Phan, MD and Kathryn Haider, MD
- 1) Perform a complete eye examination that includes ocular history, visual acuity testing, pupillary examination including checking for afferent pupillary defect, eye movement testing, confrontational visual field testing, using slit-lamp to examine anterior segment of the eye, intraocular pressure measurement with tonopen, fundus examination using direct ophthalmoscope) (PC5)
- 2) Explain the pathophysiology of common eye diseases such as diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, cataract and age-related macular degeneration) (MK3)
- 3) Describe indications of use of ophthalmic diagnostic tests such as automated visual field examination, fundus photography and retinal angiography, optical coherent tomogram, and ocular ultrasonography) (PC3)
- 4) Explain management/treatment principals of: a) Amblyopia detection, prevention and treatment b) Glaucoma detection and treatment c) Evaluation and treatment of
- Clinical Performance Evaluation Form; (Clinical Observation; Written Final Exam; Unknowns with direct ophthalmoscopy).
Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year status
Availability with Max Students per Month:
Duty Hours: 40
Time Distribution: 90% Clinical; 10% Lecture and Conference
Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice
Notes and Enrollment Information:
Third Year Elective? Yes
Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning
Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None
Service Learning Included: None