First cycle degree in

Orthoptic and ophtalmologic assistance (2020/2021)

Class: L/SNT2 - Health professions for rehabilitation

Class L/SNT2 - Health professions for rehabilitation
Duration 3 years
Branch Padova
Language Italian
Tuition fees and scholarships
President of the Course of Study ANDREA LEONARDI
Access Restricted
Reference structures Department of neurosciences, Scuola di medicina e chirurgia

Brief overview of the course

Characteristics and objectives
The aim of the Course is to form health care operators who will diagnose and treat the motility and sensory dysfunctions of the ocular system using semeiology techniques and diagnostic ophthalmological instruments. At the end of the Course students will be knowledgeable of orthoptic and ophthalmology physiopathology, and will need to demonstrate relations and speaking skills. The competence of the board certificated Orthoptist and Assistant in Ophthalmology concern particularly the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of strabismus, amblyopia, and low-vision.
The Orthoptist and Assistant in Ophthalmology is responsible of the organization, planning and quality control of the professional acts performed in the range of her/his duties.

Occupational opportunities
The Orthoptist and Assistant in Ophthalmology will have job opportunities in several structures of the National and Regional Health System that scheduled this professional figure in their organic, in private practice structures operating within the national health service, such as health care Offices, rehabilitation Centers, specialized Clinics, professional Offices, low-vision rehabilitation Centers, as and employed or private professional.

From Bachelor's degree to Master's degree
The three-years Degree Course will give the access to the Magistral Course in Sciences of Rehabilitation of Professional Health according with the modalities described in the specific announcement.