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130.01A  CIEx - Ophthalmology Elective - VAMC-SF  (1.5 - 3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): B. Winn       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2       Activities: Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. In this Ophthalmology elective, students will have opportunities to recognize common diagnoses in ophthalmology practice, observe common procedures, and compose treatment plans for these common conditions.

130.01B  CIEx - Ophthalmology Elective - UCSF Parnassus  (1.5 - 3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): N. Parikh       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2       Activities: Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. In this Ophthalmology elective, students will have opportunities to recognize common diagnoses in ophthalmology practice, observe common procedures, and compose treatment plans for these common conditions.

140.01A  Advanced Ophthalmology Clkshp  (3 - 6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): N. Parikh       Prerequisite(s): OPHTHALMOL 140.05 or a CIEx in ophthalmology

Restrictions: none       Activities: Direct - Lecture, Direct - Independent Study, Direct - Conference, Direct - Discussion, Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Student - Lecture

This is a clinical sub internship in ophthalmology at a UCSF site (Parnassus or Mission Bay). Students will be expected to work up and present patients, and also attend surgery and postoperative clinics.

140.02  Off-Campus Clerkship  (3 - 6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): N. Parikh       Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor., OPHTHALMOL 140.05 or a CIEx in ophthalmology

Restrictions: NONE       Activities: Lecture, Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Project

Clinical clerkship in approved outside hospitals by special arrangement and approval by the dean and the chairperson of the department. Students will do a clinical elective in ophthalmology. They will be expected to work up and present patients, and attend surgery and postoperative clinics

140.05  Ophthalmology for Primary Care  (1.5 - 3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): N. Parikh       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None       Activities: Web-based course work, Clinical Clerkship

Two-week elective providing mastery of eye examination, improving ophthalmology skills, improving accurate visual acuity assessment and screening techniques with slit lamp examination. Patients will be evaluated in an outpatient setting. Didactic instruction will be provided by course preceptors and online curricular material.

140.06  Advanced Ophthalmology Clerkship  (3 - 6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): N. Parikh, B. Winn       Prerequisite(s): OPHTHALMOL 140.05 or a CIEx in ophthalmology

Restrictions: none       Activities: Lecture, Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Web-based course work

This is a clinical sub internship in ophthalmology at the VA. Students will be expected to work up and present patients, and also attend surgery and postoperative clinics.

140.20A  Ophthalmology Immersion Clerkship - Fresno  (3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): S. Fogg       Prerequisite(s): Surgery 110

Restrictions: N/A       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

Students to participate with members of the Ophthalmology team in both the inpatient surgery service and in the outpatient setting.

150.02  Research in Ophthalmology  (3 - 18 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): N. Parikh       Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor and chairperson of the department.

Restrictions: No       Activities: Field Work, Laboratory, Project

A research project under the direction of a member of the faculty carried out in the Department of Ophthalmology.

160.01  Introduction to Clinical Ophthalmology  (1 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): N. Parikh       Prerequisite(s): First year medical student or above.

Restrictions: none       Activities: Direct - Lecture, Student - Lecture

Faculty from the Department of Ophthalmology are invited to give lectures. Students will gain knowledge of common and uncommon eye problems that may be seen in internal medicine, family practice, the emergency room, the ophthalmologist's office and in an ophthalmology operating room. Students will gain an appreciation of the clinical and surgical duties of an ophthalmologist and learn about the various subspecialties and career paths in Ophthalmology.

198  Supervised Study  (1 - 9 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): N. Parikh       Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor preceptor and approval of third-and fourth-year coordinator

Restrictions: Medical students only       Activities: Direct - Project, Direct - Independent Study, Student - Project, Student - Independent Study

Library research and directed reading under supervision of a member of the faculty with the approval of the chairperson of the department.