Ortoptics

In order to see well, it is not enough to have open only eyes.

What will you learn?

The aim of the bachelor study program of Orthoptics is to prepare graduates for the orthoptical profession in ambulatories of the hospital departments and clinics, independent ambulatories in medical institutions of state and private type.

The aim of the study program is to acquire theoretical knowledge and practical skills for performing the profession. The aim of the study program is to educate non-medical healthcare workers in accordance with the law on non-medical health care professions.

Graduation of the study program gives the qualification to full use in the rehabilitation segment of the visual functions of the interprofessional medical team in the field of preventive, diagnostic and rehabilitation care in the field of orthoptics.

Practical training

This bachelor's degree program includes practice in accordance with the relevant legal regulations of at least 12 weeks. Theoretical knowledge gained during lectures and seminars are verified by students in practical exercises . Practice is carried out in specialized teaching laboratories, at orthoptic workplaces, strabology amulatories and eye clinics.

This practice will be in the form of a group, then an individual with supervison, is spread over all semesters, with an emphasis on the second half of the study.

Further information

web presentation LF MU:

http://www.med.muni.cz/

admission procedure for LF MU:

http://www.med.muni.cz/index.php?id=28

study programes in LF MU:

http://www.med.muni.cz/index.php?id=28

information in LF MU:

http://is.muni.cz/

documents:

https://is.muni.cz/auth/do/med/zpravyprac/Optometrie/

Career opportunities

The University prepares specialized healthcare workers under Section 11 (1b) and (4) of Act No. 96/2004 Coll., on the Conditions for Obtaining and Recognizing the Competence for the Exercise of Non-Medical Medical Occupations and for the Activities of Health Care Provisions (law of non-medical health care professions, as amended), to the full extent within the scope of preventive, diagnostic, medical and rehabilitation care in the orthoptics program.

The graduates of the bachelor's orthoptics program are employed either as health service providers as an ortoptist.

Therefore, the application is in an orthoptic ambulance, an ophthalmologist, where, among other things, it serves optical and ophthalmological devices. In the ophthalmology ambulatory - strabologist, visually impaired children's clinic, the eye-care department of hospitals or clinics and the strabological workplace, the orthoptic workplace, performs orthoptic and pleoptic treatment based on an ophthalmologist's (strabologist) indication.

Study options

Single-subject studies

Students have a pre-defined list of required courses, which are supplemented with selective and elective courses. The student pays full attention to the single field of study chosen.

Courses

An example of your study plan:

Single-subject studies

Follow-up studies

A student of a bachelor's study program may, after fulfilling the conditions for admission, continue in a follow-up master program, eg. economic or biomedical or similar.

Study information

Provided by Faculty of Medicine
Type of studies Bachelor's
Mode full-time Yes
combined No
Study options single-subject studies Yes
single-subject studies with specialization No
major/minor studies No
Standard length of studies 3 years
Language of instruction Czech

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Mgr. Sylvie Petrová

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