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Andrea Franzan, MSc

Orthoptist
Head of Degree Program Orthoptics


T: +43 1 606 68 77-4601
F: +43 1 606 68 77-4609

Room: D.3.36
Favoritenstraße 226
1100 Wien


Lectures 2019/20

Health Sciences

> Introduction to Studying and Career VO
Orthopticsmore

Introduction to Studying and Career VO

Lector: Andrea Franzan, MSc

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Information about the FH-Bachelor degree programme Orthoptics (structure, aims, curriculum, theoretical instruction and practical training); introduction to the job description and career of the orthoptist, fields of activities, professional responsibilities - with special focus on data protection and obligation to secrecy.

Assessment methods

regular participation

Teaching methods

lectures

Language

German

> Refraction Determination ILV
Orthopticsmore

Refraction Determination ILV

Lector: Andrea Franzan, MSc, Andreas Huber, MSc, Univ. Prof. Dr. Arnulf Thaler

3 SWS
3 ECTS

Lecture contents

Refraction (basics, refractive errors, correction), subjective refraction (methods, e. g. determination of spherical and astigmatic refractive errors, binocular fine-tuning, near correction), objective refraction (retinoscopy, auto refraction) - application, use, documentation, refractive surgery (basics and methods)

Assessment methods

continous assessment

Teaching methods

integrated course

Language

German

> Vocational Studies and Professional Ethics ILV
Orthopticsmore

Vocational Studies and Professional Ethics ILV

Lector: Andrea Franzan, MSc

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

History of the profession, job profile and job description, personal responsibility, fields of activities, professional responsibilities, relevant legal principles, professional prospects, national and international orthoptic associations, training and profession in national and international comparison, opportunities for further training and education, topics of current interest; professional ethics (e.g. basic principles, ethics commission, dealing with patients and team, corruption prevention)

Assessment methods

continual assessment, discussions, active participation

Teaching methods

Integrated course

Language

German