The Professional Qualifying Examinations - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750688451, 9780702039157

The Professional Qualifying Examinations

1st Edition

A Survival Guide for Optometrists

Authors: Frank Eperjesi Martin Hodgson Michelle Rundstrom
eBook ISBN: 9780702039157
Paperback ISBN: 9780750688451
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 21st May 2004
Page Count: 160

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This book is a guide for undergraduate students applying for a pre-registration position and for pre-registration optometrists taking the College of Optometrists (CO) Part II Professional Qualifying Examination (PQE's). Brimming with sound advice and lots of useful hints and tips, it covers everything from applying for a pre-registration position, the pre-reg year diary, exams, venues, accommodation and achieving examination success through to over 500 past examination questions in the various PQE topics from binocular vision to contact lenses.

Table of Contents

Introduction - How to use this book
PART 1-A guide to the pre-registration year
Chapter 1 - Applying for a pre-registration position - Martin Hodgson
Chapter 2 - Pre-registration year diary and preparing your CV - Martin Hodgson
Chapter 3 - College of Optometrists and the examiners - Martin Hodgson
Chapter 4 - Making the most of the pre-registration year and refresher courses - Frank Eperjesi
Chapter 5 - The exams, venues, accommodation and examination techniques and communication - Frank Eperjesi, Martin Hodgson and Bill Harvey
Chapter 6 - Re-takes - Frank Eperjesi
PART 2-A guide to the Professional Qualifying Examinations
Chapter 7 - Anomalies of binocular vision - Martin Hodgson and Michelle Rundstrom
Chapter 8 - Use of drugs in optometric practice - - Martin Hodgson
Chapter 9 - Investigative techniques - Ian Moss
Chapter 10 - Partial sight and its management - Frank Eperjesi
Chapter 11 - Occupational optometry - Simon Brooks
Chapter 12 - Dispensing - Janet Carlton, Frank Eperjesi and Alicia Thompson
Chapter 13 - Routine examination - John O'Donnell
Chapter 14 - Case records and law - Nu Nu Zaw
Chapter 15 - Ocular disease and abnormality - Simon Brooks
Chapter 16 - Contact lenses - Mary Ware
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About the Author

Frank Eperjesi

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Optometry Programme, Department of Optometry and Vision Science, Aston University, Birmingham, UK

Martin Hodgson

Michelle Rundstrom

Affiliations and Expertise

Visiting Clinical Demonstrator, Primary Care Optometrist, Orthoptist, Department of Optometry and Vision Science, Aston University, Birmingham, UK