Patterns of optometry in UiTM Optometry Puncak Alam / Nik Muhammad Arfan Nik Azim

Nik Azim, Nik Muhammad Arfan (2016) Patterns of optometry in UiTM Optometry Puncak Alam / Nik Muhammad Arfan Nik Azim. Degree thesis, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Selangor, Puncak Alam Campus.

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Abstract

Purpose: This study was focused on giving an overview about UiTM optometry services in Puncak Alam and how it relates with the Global Competency-Based Model of Scope of Practice in Optometry in company to other Asia country. World Council of Optometry (WCO) had developed the Global Competency-Based Model of Scope of Practice in Optometry. Four categories of services include the optical technology services, visual function services, ocular diagnostic services and ocular therapeutic services. Method: There was a review made on the current UiTM optometry scopes together with the support from the data. The tools and instruments used inside of each clinic were taken from the lecturers and supervisors who conducted that particular clinic. Moreover, some of the data was also obtained from the facility computers provided for the optometry department. Result: About 14506 patients were recorded carried out an eye examination in UiTM Puncak Alam from early 2010 until late 2015. From 14506 patients, there were a total of 65.4% patients undergo the Primary Optometry Clinic (POC), 31.64% for Contact Lens Clinic (CLC), 1.83% for Pediatric Clinic, 1% for Binocular Vision Clinic and 0.15% for Low Vision Clinic. Conclusions: From all the service provided by optometry UiTM Puncak Alam, it proves that UITM optometry did provide the service according to the Global Competency-Based Model of Scope of Practice in Optometry. The current service is seen to be at the level three service which is Ocular Diagnostic services (ODx).

Item Type: Thesis (Degree)
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Nik Azim, Nik Muhammad ArfanUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: R Medicine > RE Ophthalmology > Optometry. Opticians. Eyeglasses
R Medicine > RE Ophthalmology > Optometry. Opticians. Eyeglasses > Eyeglasses. Lenses
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Selangor > Puncak Alam Campus > Faculty of Health Sciences (B)
Item ID: 22386
Uncontrolled Keywords: Optometry services, optical act, eye care practitioner
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2018 06:53
Depositing User: Perpustakaan Tun Abdul Razak UiTM Kampus Puncak Alam
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/22386

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