Optical Diagnostics CPU


Students explore the anatomy as they dissect a cow eye.In the Optical Diagnostics CPU, students examine anatomy and physiology of the eye and differentiate between normal and abnormal anatomy of the eye. They determine visual acuity and calculate diameter using visual mapping. Other optical diagnostic procedures such as field of vision, astigmatism, and color vision test, are performed.

Featured Careers

  • Optical physician extender
  • Optician
  • Optometrist
  • Ophthalmologist

Skill Development

Health Science Skills

Students  take turns administering and taking the astigmatism test.
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Optical disorders, deficiencies, and diseases
  • Patient interaction, management, and testing
  • How light refraction can correct various vision problems
  • Creation of corrective lenses
  • Optical illusions

Academic Skills

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Dissection
  • Communication
  • History
  • Algebra

What's Included

  • Applied Technologies Optical Diagnostics courseware CD
  • Optometry textbook
  • General patient information worksheet pad
  • Laminated cow dissection guide
  • Structural anatomy of the eye chart
  • Visual perception kit
  • Eye model
  • Optician bench
  • Pen light
  • Cow eyes
  • Dissection pad
  • Dissection kit
  • Patient management role-play cards
  • Surgical sponges
  • Miscellaneous materials and consumables
  • Instructor's Overview
  • Media Cruiser

Ordering Information

Optical Diagnostics - HS944
CPU Objectives