Curriculum of Optometrist

The objective of study programme
The objective of study programme is to train specialists with professional higher education who evaluate and correct visual acuity – optometrists whose knowledge and skills enable them to work in optics shops, in clinics dealing with vision correction and treatment, in occupational health care enterprises, in research institutions dealing with vision ergonomics and visual perception, and in wholesale firms of optics products. The main essence of optometrist’s professional activity is the evaluation and correction of person’s visual acuity, recommending and fitting suitable optical devices, and assembling spectacles.

Learning outcomes of study programme
Having passed the optometrist study programme, the student:
1. evaluates client’s visual acuity and determines the most suitable devices for correcting client’s vision,
2. fits and assembles spectacles and other devices for vision correction accordingly with prescribed parameters and client’s needs;
3. handles on professional level all work instruments and devices listed in optometrist’s professional standard and can maintain them, if needed;
4. collects and interprets new information using suitable methods and instruments;
5. behaves ethically and tolerantly with all persons, irrespective of their origin or national identity;
6. improves oneself professionally and orients in professional innovations.

Curriculum of Optometrist 2011
Curriculum of Optometrist