Residency Program Courses
In keeping with our goal to provide advanced clinical education, the residency program at Berkeley Optometry offers courses to enhance the resident’s concentrated clinical experience in specialty areas of optometry.
Graduate General Clinical Practice (2 units)
General optometric practice for four hours per week per credit hour, including optometric examination, dispensing, consultation, and subsequent vision care of patients, performed independently by optometric residents. May be repeated for credit.
Graduate Specialty Clinics. (8 units)
Clinical examination of patients in designated specialty clinics. More than one clinical specialty may be taken simultaneously. Four hours per week per credit hour. May be repeated for credit.
Graduate Clinical Rounds (2 units)
Presentation and discussion of the diagnosis, etiology, prognosis, and treatment of selected clinical cases. Offered only on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis, and may be repeated for credit.
Graduate Optometry Seminar (2 units)
Graduate seminars on selected topics in clinical optometry. Offered only on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis, and may be repeated for credit.
Independent or Group Studies (1 unit)
Directed studies on a selected topic(s) within optometry. May be repeated for credit
Graduate Optometry Research (2 units)
Directed research on a selected topic within clinical optometry. May be repeated for credit. (Optional)