This electronic manual is designed for use by all medical and nursing staff in Emergency Departments across New South Wales. It is intended to provide a general guide to recognizing and managing the specified injuries, subject to the exercise of the treating clinician’s judgment in each case.
Type of Material:
This resources is classified as a reference in PDF file format.
This resources can be used as a reference for in-class work or homework. I could also be used to supplement lecture.
The user needs a computer with Internet access and a PDF reader.
Identify Major Learning Goals:
After reviewing the manual, the user will be able to:
Use the information in the emergency unit setting
Identify ophthalmological emergencies
Manage common eye problems
Identify when to refer cases to a specialist
Target Student Population:
The target student population include medical, nursing, and paramedic students and professionals.
Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills:
Prerequisite knowledge is basic anatomy and physiology of the eye.
The eye emergency manual:
is clear and concise
provides a complete demonstration of the concept
demonstrates a core concept grounded in the discipline
is current and relevant
is supported by appropriate research
is self-contained (can be used without requiring an
assignment or context)
provides accurate information
is flexible (can be used in several situations)
includes an adequate amount of material
summarizes the concept well
integrates the concept well
Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool
The eye manual:
Clearly explains ophthalmic work up
Red flags are used extensively to identify serious eye ailments that need immediate specialist attention
Standard precautions are clearly mentioned
Reinforces concepts progressively
Builds on prior concepts
Can be used to measure student learning outcomes
Ease of Use for Both Students and Faculty
The Eye Emergency Manual
Can be downloaded and used
It is in PDF format which is user friendly
Can run in multiple devices
The manual does not meet all accessibility requirements. There are no explanations under diagrams and pictures.
Other Issues and Comments:
No other issues.
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