51137 ENT & Ophthalmology

Course Description

ENT: The course is designed to provide students comprehensive care in specific problems related to ear nose and throat includes: (Anatomy & Physiology of The Ear, Nose & Throat, Hearing Loss, Middle & Inner Ear Disorders, Nose, Sinuses, And Taste Disorders, Nose & Throat Cancer, and Outer Ear Disorders)
Ophthalmology: The course is designed to provide students with skills in ophthalmology. Topics on: Introduction to Ophthalmology, Basic anatomy and Physiology of the eye, Examination of The Eye, caring for the patient, external eye diseases (Diseases of the Eye Lids, Diseases of the Lacrimal Apparatus, Orbital Infection), differential diagnosis of red eye, Community ophthalmology (Cataract, Trachoma, Refractive Error and Strabismus, presbyobia ,surgical aphakia, childhood blindness, Glaucoma), Eye injuries, systemic diseases and the eye.

Learning Objective

  • At the end of this course the students will be able to:
  • 1. Provide comprehensive nursing care of patients with problems of nose, ear and throat
  • 2. Plan, implement and evaluate the nursing process in delivering primary eye care with patients of ophthalmic problems ENT
  • 3. Define Anatomy & Physiology of The Ear, nose and throat
  • 4. Be able to describe disorders of the Nose, throat and ear
  • 5. Be able to describe and interpretation of Hearing Loss, Middle, Inner Ear, and Outer Ear
  • 6. To interpret the taste Disorders, & Throat Cancer
  • 7. Describe the major clinical manifestations of acute sinusitis, chronic rhinosinusitis, and anatomic abnormalities of the nose and sinuses, and naso-sinal masses.
  • 8. Describe the pathogenic mechanisms of acute sinusitis and chronic rhinosinusitis.
  • 9. Describe the clinical presentation and management of acute sinusitis, chronic rhinosinusitis, and anatomic abnormalities of the nose and sinuses, and naso-sinal masses.
  • 10. Be able to describe the basic treatment strategies for acute sinusitis and chronic rhinosinusitis.
  • 11. Be able to describe indications and interpretation of testing for acute sinusitis, chronic rhinosinusitis, and anatomic abnormalities of the nose and sinuses, and naso-sinal masses conditions.
  • Ophthalmology
  • 1. Define Anatomy & Physiology of The Eye
  • 2. Apply knowledge of ocular anatomy, physiology and optics to care decisions for patients in the ophthalmic setting
  • 3. Discuss common ocular disease processes, including macular degeneration, cataract, glaucoma and diabetic eye disease
  • 4. Use critical thinking to plan individualised care for a variety of patients with ophthalmic conditions
  • 5. Utilise principles of education to promote health, prevent disease and support patient autonomy in the ophthalmic setting
  • 6. Apply principles of pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics relating to ophthalmic practice
  • 7. Explain the applications and associated safety considerations of specific treatments to ophthalmic patients

Credits

    3

Books for this Course

  • ENT/Opthalmology notes, Abdikadir Aden & M.A. Mohamud (2014)
  • textbook of eye, ear, nose and throat nursing by Abby- Helen
  • Diseases of the eye, ear, nose, and throat; a textbook for nurses by Seltzer, Albert Pincus
  • Optholmology for Nurses by Mary E. Shaw, Agnes lee & Rosalind Stolley

Times Offered

  • September 2015
  • January 2016

Course Prerequisite

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