Catalogue Number: 537
Handbook of the course of optometric science
Sub-Category: Optometry course handbook, syllabi
Institution: Australian College of Optometry
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1953
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Melbourne
Publisher/Manufacturer: Australian College of Optometry
Description Of Item: Orange-red card cover, 32 pages, giving details of the regulations and syllabus of the course leading to the Licentiate of Optometric Science offered by the Australian Collge of Optometry. Three copies, one on display Archive room West wall Unit 3 Drawer 1.
Historical Significance: The course comprised in 1953: first year: Physics* Chemisty* Zoology*. Second year: Physiology and Biochemistry*, Anatomy (of the eye), Ocular Physiology, Binocular Vision Part 1, Microbiology, Optics. Third year: Principles of General Pathology, Diseases of the Eye, Psychology, Visual Optics, Binocular Vision part II,Ophthalmic Lenses, Clinical Practice Part I, Laboratory Practice Part 1, Fourth Year: Clinical Practice part II, Occupational Optometry and Illumination, ; Ethics Jurisprudence and Practice Management, Advanced Optometric Science, Laboratory Practice Part II. Handbooks for 1948, 1949, 1952, 1953 and 1957/8 are Cat Nos 536, 958, 103, 537 and 959. * indicates subjects of the BSc degree in the University of Melbourne.
How Acquired: Donated by Alan Isaacs, honorary life member of the College and former Councillor of the College
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 1