|Year of offer||2019|
|Subject level||Graduate coursework|
July - Online
|Fees||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
This subject arms students - who have completed the Specialist Certificate: Fundamentals in Eye Banking, with advanced professional and technical skills required of progressive eye banks in the 21 st century. The subject packages a comprehensive exploration into ocular and cellular microbiology and immunology, tissue preparation and preservation, recipient allocation, vigilance and surveillance and tracking systems, and complements them by exploring quality and management systems and professionalism. The subject will also explore cellular therapies in relation to ocular transplantation.
Intended learning outcomes
At the completion of the subject the students should be able to:
- Describe principles of business management, clinical governance and quality management as it relates to an eye bank.
- Understand at an advanced level, the surgical and scientific aspects of eye banking and apply this knowledge to practice.
- Develop and apply skills in corneal evaluation in the selection of tissue for transplantation and intended outcome.
- Apply ethical and quality principles coupled with clinical and scientific understanding, to the allocation of tissue for transplantation.
- Appreciate developments in advanced cell therapies approaches to corneal disease and how they will impact on eye banking practice in the future
- Ability to articulate, both written and oral, the key concepts and frameworks
- Developed analytical, evaluation and problem solving skills required to review, report and monitor professional practice and community expectations;
- The ability to adapt and respond to a rapidly changing professional environment;
- Mastered inter-professional relations and team work;
- Flexibility and adaptability required to work as a solo professional and a member of a multi-disciplinary professional body
Eligibility and requirements
To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted in the GC-EYEBANK Graduate Certificate in Eye Banking. This subject is not available to students from any other courses. For more information please contact the School of Melbourne Custom Programs.
|Code||Name||Teaching period||Credit Points|
|BMSC90012||Fundamentals in Eye Banking||
Core participation requirements
The University of Melbourne is committed to providing students with reasonable adjustments to assessment and participation under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and the Assessment and Results Policy (MPF1326). Students are expected to meet the core participation requirements for their course. These can be viewed under Entry and Participation Requirements for the course outlines in the Handbook.
Further details on how to seek academic adjustments can be found on the Student Equity and Disability Support website: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/student-equity/home
|Throughout the semester||20%|
Dates & times
- July - Online
Principal coordinator Graeme Pollock Mode of delivery Online Contact hours 36 hours (12 x 3 hours of online lectures) Total time commitment 170 hours Teaching period 29 July 2019 to 1 November 2019 Last self-enrol date 16 August 2019 Census date 19 August 2019 Last date to withdraw without fail 4 October 2019 Assessment period ends 1 November 2019
July contact information
Melbourne School of Professional and Continuing Educationcontinuingemail@example.com Phone: + 61 3 8344 0149 Monday to Friday 8am to 9pm AEST/AEDT. Weekends and University of Melbourne observed Public Holidays 10am to 5pm AEST/AEDT.
Time commitment details
Reading lists will be provided and outlined for each week.
- Related Handbook entries
This subject contributes to the following:
Type Name Course Graduate Certificate in Eye Banking