Clinical Medicine (BSD30901)
This one-semester course addresses a wide range of medical illnesses seen in clinical practice. Systemic diseases with ocular manifestations will receive the most focus, with specific attention given to the systemic findings. The optometry student will gain an understanding of epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical findings, treatment strategies, and referral guidelines. From the optometry perspective, students will learn when systemic diseases should be considered based upon ocular symptoms or findings on eye examination.