0924 Visual System Update (Stream 2) - 24 September 2019

5 modules

Course Length
2 mins

David Nowlan



Venue: AMA House - 293 Royal Parade, Parkville.

This is a Stream 2 module and it’s designed for doctors that have already successfully completed the Stream 1 module and hold that accreditation. Accreditation requires you to attend the session as well as successfully completing the module assessment.

Successful completion of the Stream 2 module will lead to awarding of one update to accreditation:

  1. Visual System update

If you have not already successfully completed the Stream 1 module and you want to gain that accreditation, please go back to the homepage and enrol in Visual (Stream 1).

Module information

This module covers the use of Chapter 9 of the Guides to evaluate permanent impairment of the visual system, including the eyes, ocular adnexa and visual pathways.

The module includes:

  • The types of impairments that are evaluated for the purpose of assessment of the visual system using the Guides.
  • The two distinct approaches that will be required to assessable an overall impairment score of the visual system, and which depends on the types of visual testing performed in a particular case.
  • The distinction between visual impairment, visual system impairment and impairment of the whole person.
  • The types of test apparatus required to perform an assessment in accordance with the Guides.
  • The approach to be taken to apportion an impairment score to account of pre-existing visual impairment.


By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Visual System Update Module of Impairment Assessment Training

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Facilitated Session at 293 Royal Parade Parkville

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Evaluation Survey – Visual System
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