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Claudia Ecker, BSc MBA

Orthoptist
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1100 Wien


Lectures 2021/22

Health Sciences

> Equipment and its Maintenance and Orthoptic Method…
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Equipment and its Maintenance and Orthoptic Methodology 1 ILV

Lector: Claudia Ecker, BSc MBA

2SWS
3ECTS

Lecture contents

Equipment and examination methods for the determination of a general orthoptic status; visual acuity and examination methods, examination of fixation and ocular alignment, basic measurement of deviation, examination of binocular vision and stereo-acuity, determination of amplitude of accommodation and fusional amplitude, documentation of the results.

Assessment methods

modul examination

Teaching methods

theoretical instruction and practical training

Language

German

> Orthoptic Methodology 1 UE
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Orthoptic Methodology 1 UE

Lector: Claudia Ecker, BSc MBA

2SWS
2ECTS

Lecture contents

Imparting, practice and reflexion of knowledge and skills relating to the contents of the lecture "Equipment and its Maintenance and Orthoptic Methodology 1".

Assessment methods

modul examination

Teaching methods

group seminars, practical activity

Language

German

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Equipment and its Maintenance and Orthoptic Methodology 2 ILV

Lector: Claudia Ecker, BSc MBA

2SWS
2ECTS

Lecture contents

Presentation and introduction of different pieces of equipment and their use; special examination methods relating to determination of an orthoptic status; selected methods of orthoptic and pleoptic treatment; practical instruction in using the devices and in performing the methods.

Assessment methods

final examination

Teaching methods

theoretical education linked to the practical application

Language

German

> Placement 1 PR
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Placement 1 PR

Lector: Claudia Ecker, BSc MBA

0SWS
5ECTS

Lecture contents

Acquaintance with the tasks of orthoptists and their orthoptic practice; determination of a general orthoptic status, documentation of the results.

Assessment methods

practical examination, documentary report of the placement

Teaching methods

placement

Language

German

> Orthoptic Methodology 2 UE
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Orthoptic Methodology 2 UE

Lector: Claudia Ecker, BSc MBA

1SWS
1ECTS

Lecture contents

Presentation, practice and reflexion of knowledge and skills concerning the contents of the lecture course "Equipment and its Maintenance and Orthoptic Methodology 2"

Assessment methods

final examination

Teaching methods

Practice (group seminars)

Language

German

> Communication and Negotiation ILV
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Communication and Negotiation ILV

Lector: Dr.in Mag.a Bernadette Bugelnig-Reiter, Claudia Ecker, BSc MBA

2SWS
2ECTS

Lecture contents

Promotion of social communicative skills; rules of communication and interaction, body language, communication and conversation techniques, negotiation, rhetoric, rules of discussions, profession-relevant problems (eg critique, reflection), presentation techniques, public relations.

Assessment methods

continuous assessment

Teaching methods

Keynote speech
brainstorming
group discussion
self-awareness
role playing
POL (problem-based learning)

Language

German

> Placement 3 PR
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Placement 3 PR

Lector: Claudia Ecker, BSc MBA

0SWS
5ECTS

Lecture contents

Implementation of theoretical and practical knowledge gained during the professional practice, determination of an in-depth orthoptic status according to the state of the art, treatment plan development and implementation, refraction, documentation of results

Assessment methods

continuous assessment

Teaching methods

Placement

Language

German

> Prevention and Health Promotion, Occupational Heal…
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Prevention and Health Promotion, Occupational Health/VDU Work ILV

Lector: Claudia Ecker, BSc MBA, Raphael Hengl, BSc

1SWS
1ECTS

Lecture contents

The basics of prevention and health promotion; orthoptic processes in the context of prevention and health promotion (e.g. with respect to different life stages and disorders of single and binocular vision);
Basics of occupational medicine; characteristics of VDU work: ergonomics of (screen) workplaces, workplace assessment, prevention of sicknesses, computer screen glasses, screen activity and complaints (e.g. asthenopia); Measures to promote development and maintain health; Advice and information; Legal fundamentals, relevant regulations.

Assessment methods

continuous assessment

Teaching methods

integrated course

Language

German

> Placement 4 PR
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Placement 4 PR

Lector: Claudia Ecker, BSc MBA

0SWS
24ECTS

Lecture contents

Implementation of theoretical and practical skills and knowledge acquired during professional practice, performance of the whole orthoptic process in the compulsory areas of practical training.

Assessment methods

continuous assessment

Teaching methods

Placement

Language

German

> Guidance During Studies and Placement, Reflection …
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Guidance During Studies and Placement, Reflection 4 ILV

Lector: Claudia Ecker, BSc MBA, Lisa Schneebauer, BSc MMEDSCI

1SWS
2ECTS

Lecture contents

General information and preparation for the practical in-service training; reflection of one's own experiences during the in-service training and the theoretical education;
Dealing with difficult situations (eg, excessive demands, support needs)
feedback, intervision, supervision; documentation of the individual training report as well as presentation.

Assessment methods

The assessment includes active participation, discussion and training report.

Teaching methods

information, active participation, discussion, training report

Language

German

> Orthoptic Case Studies 3 ILV
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Orthoptic Case Studies 3 ILV

Lector: Claudia Ecker, BSc MBA, Andreas Huber, MSc, Lisa Schneebauer, BSc MMEDSCI

2SWS
4ECTS

Lecture contents

The students are able to show, interpret and argue steps in the orthoptic process.
They are able to derive clinical conclusions, an orthoptic diagnosis and therapy plan for orthoptic cases. In the case analyses they can identify the legal professional, economic and environmental aspects as well as the interdisciplinary aspects.

Assessment methods

continuous assessment

Teaching methods

Information, active participation, discussion, description of orthoptic cases

Language

German

> Elective Placement: Contact Lens Adjustment PR
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Elective Placement: Contact Lens Adjustment PR

Lector: Claudia Ecker, BSc MBA

0SWS
3ECTS

Lecture contents

Implementation of the orthoptic process by contact lens fitting (contact lens training, documentation and instruction in the handling and care of contact lenses). They have learned multi-professional cooperation .

Assessment methods

continuous assessment

Teaching methods

Placement

Language

German

> Elective Placement: Low Vision Rehabilitation PR
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Elective Placement: Low Vision Rehabilitation PR

Lector: Claudia Ecker, BSc MBA

0SWS
3ECTS

Lecture contents

Implementation of the orthoptic process by low vision rehabilitation (adaptation of visual aids, documentation of the regulations and guidance in the handling of visual aids), multi-professional cooperation in the area.

Assessment methods

continuous assessment

Teaching methods

Placement

Language

German

> Elective Placement: Orthoptic Rehabilitation for C…
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Elective Placement: Orthoptic Rehabilitation for Central Vision Disorders PR

Lector: Claudia Ecker, BSc MBA

0SWS
3ECTS

Lecture contents

Implementation of the orthoptic rehabilitation process in the case of central visual impairment, multi-professional cooperation.

Assessment methods

continuous assessment

Teaching methods

Placement

Language

German

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Guidance During Studies and Placement, Reflection 5 ILV

Lector: Claudia Ecker, BSc MBA, Andreas Huber, MSc

1SWS
2ECTS

Lecture contents

Preparation for the practical in-service training; reflection of one's own experiences during the in-service training and the theoretical education; dealing with difficult situations (e.g. excessive demands, support needs), feedback, intervision, supervision; documentation as well as presentation of the individual training report .

Assessment methods

continuous assessment

Teaching methods

information, active participation, discussion, training report

Language

German

> Heterophoria, Asthenopia and Orthoptic Exercises I…
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Heterophoria, Asthenopia and Orthoptic Exercises ILV

Lector: Claudia Ecker, BSc MBA

2.5SWS
3ECTS

Lecture contents

This course includes definition, classification, aetiology, pathophysiology, clinical characteristics of heterophoria and asthenopia, complaints and symptoms, basic diagnostics and examination procedures, differential diagnosis, treatment.

Assessment methods

continuous assessment

Teaching methods

theoretical education linked to the practical application

> Placement 2 PR
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Placement 2 PR

Lector: Claudia Ecker, BSc MBA

SWS
5ECTS

Lecture contents

Application of theoretical and practical knowledge gained during professional practice, determination of an in-depth orthoptic status according to expertise, deriving the orthoptic diagnosis, planning and performing of therapies, documentation of results

Assessment methods

continuous assessment

Teaching methods

Placement

Language

German

> Placement 5 PR
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Placement 5 PR

Lector: Claudia Ecker, BSc MBA

0SWS
3ECTS

Lecture contents

Specialisation in the orthoptic process depending upon individual focus with particular emphasis on professional, economic, environmental and interdisciplinary aspects.

Assessment methods

continuous assessment

Teaching methods

Placement