Holistic Approach in Binocular Vision Management

Course Date:
TBA

Duration:
7 hours / 1 day

Time:
9am to 6pm

Mode of Training:
Practical

Venue:
Singapore Polytechnic, Optometry Centre (SPOC)


Course Introduction

This is a skill-upgrading course to provide highly interactive problem based learning to optometrists in the areas of assessment and management of accommodative and non-strabismic binocular vision (A/BV) disorders.

Lectures will cover the key BV testing, diagnosis and evidence-based holistic approaches in managing A/BV disorders. Participants, in small groups, will be able to deepen their knowledge in BV, revise the various BV testing skills and eventually prescribing vision therapy for A/BV disorders 


Course Objectives

This course aims to deepen optometrists’ knowledge and skills and providing evidence-based holistic approach in managing accommodative and non-strabismic binocular vision (A/BV) disorders.

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

1. Effectively assess and diagnose A/BV disorders
2. Manage A/BV disorders holistically using vision therapy


Course Outline

Topics (Lectures)

  • A/BV Disorders – a problem-based perspective
  • Evaluating BV status
  • Efficient and effective ways in diagnosing A/BV disorders.
  • Case studies in A/BV disorders
  • Evidence-based holistic management approach for A/BV disorders
  • Preparing your practice for vision therapy

Topics (Workshops)

  • Testing and diagnosing A/BV disorders
  • Case studies and interactive evaluation of A/BV disorders cum Introduction to Vision Therapy in managing A/BV disorders
  • Prescribing Vision Therapy for A/BV disorder

Suitable for

Registered Optometrists.


Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Registered Optometrists (Diploma or Degree)


Award / Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)

Course Fee

 Singapore Citizens aged 50 and above Singapore PRs/Foreigners
Funding available50% of the course fee excluding GST (capped at $500 per course)Nil
Course Fees Payable$235.40 (incl. of GST)$125.40 (incl. of GST)
1. Government subsidy will only apply to the course fee portion and will not cover GST
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Funding Incentives

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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

Terms and Conditions

*Registration may be closed once seats are filled up


Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at www.pace.sp.edu.sg
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy

c) Cheques
Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Do cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number at the back of the cheque. When you have completed required details, you may mail the cheque here

Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.
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