Training Program:

Visual System

This module is designed for doctors who have never successfully completed the Visual System Stream 1 module and do not hold this accreditation. Accreditation requires you to attend the session and complete the assessment tasks successfully.

Successful completion of the module will lead to the award of Visual System accreditation.

Stream 2 – If you have already successfully completed this module and you want to undertake continuing education, then you are encouraged to enrol in the Visual System Stream 2 Module.

Stream 2 modules do not have any assessment requirements, and they will help you improve your proficiency by updating your skills in applying the AMA4 Guides and/or other prescribed assessment methods.

Module information

This module covers the use of Chapter 9 of the Guides to evaluate permanent impairment of the visual system, including the eyes, ocular adnexa and visual pathways.

The module includes:

  • The types of impairments that are evaluated for the purpose of assessment of the visual system using the Guides.
  • The two distinct approaches that will be required to assessable an overall impairment score of the visual system, and which depends on the types of visual testing performed in a particular case.
  • The distinction between visual impairment, visual system impairment and impairment of the whole person.
  • The types of test apparatus required to perform an assessment in accordance with the Guides.

The approach to be taken to apportion an impairment score to account of pre-existing visual impairment.

Upcoming Training Dates:
June 4, 2024 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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