Binocular and Paediatric Vision Assessment

Offered by School of Health Sciences

Short Course / 1 day / TGS-2019507789

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Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Certification
Entry Requirements
Course Fees

Course Information

Comprehensive eye examinations are crucial for a child, as the brain learns to accommodate undetected eye problems which may lead to many issues for the child in all areas of life. Providing high-quality eye-care can help to avoid such problems and allow your child to reach their highest ability.

Learning Outcomes

Refresh your knowledge on the tests involved in binocular and pediatric vision assessment. This course provides you with the skills you need to detect binocular and pediatric vision abnormalities, and how to manage binocular and pediatric vision disorders.

  • Identify binocular vision disorders in primary eye-care practice
  • Learn now to evaluate ocular alignment, vergence and accommodation system
  • Conduct eye examination on young children

Course 
Schedule

Course Date: TBC
Application Period: TBC
Duration: 1 day
Time: 9am to 6pm
Delivery Mode: Classroom
Venue: TBC

This course may be conducted online subject to Covid-19 guidelines.

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Lesson Plan

Course Outline
  • Binocular vision disorders in primary eye-care practice
  • Evaluating ocular alignment, vergence and accommodation system
  • Examination of young children

Certification

A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance and pass all required assessment(s).


A Certificate of Participation will be awarded to participants who meet the 75% attendance requirement but did not pass all required assessment(s).


Entry Requirements

Have valid practicing license from Optometrists and Opticians Board (OOB), Singapore.

Course Fees

Funding period for this course is from 23 Apr 2019 to 30 Sep 2024.

SkillsFuture Credit
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year (or up to $500 for NTUC members aged 40 years old and above) when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Please visit e2i’s website to find out more.

Enhanced training support for SMEs
For enhanced training support for SMEs, enter SME in the promo code during course application.

Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) Holders
Please furnish the following documents to the course administrator to qualify for SSG funding:
Self-sponsored learner (**LTVP+): Copy of your green visit pass card, with the word ‘PLUS’ on the back of the card.
Co-sponsored learner (##LTVP+): Copy of valid and current Letter of Consent (LOC) from MOM

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

(Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review.)

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Full Course Fee $278.20
Singaporeans aged below 40, Permanent Residents & **LTVP+ qualified for SkillsFuture Funding$83.46
Singaporeans aged 40 & above qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy $31.46
Singaporeans, Permanent Residents & ##LTVP+ qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs$31.46
Others (and Repeat Students)$278.20