2021-2022 Academic Catalog

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Opthalmology (OPHT)

OPHT 6610 -  Biology of the Eye  (1 Credit)  

This course introduces contemporary topics in vision science and ophthalmology. It integrates basic science and clinical science of diseases that affect the eye. Available to Phase I-II students.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Typically Offered: Fall.

OPHT 8000 -  Advanced Ophthalmology  (4-8 Credits)  

4 wks. Max:1. This elective is designed for senior students seriously considering a career in Ophthalmology. Students rotate at each hospital with in-depth exposure to each subspecialty area. Students are expected to participate with in- and out-patient care, call activities, teaching rounds, and conferences.

Grading Basis: Medical School

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

OPHT 8100 -  OPHT Elective Away  (4-8 Credits)  

This Ophthalmology elective will be held at a site in Colorado, another state, or interntionally. Students must obtain departmental approval one month prior to the start. Aedditionally, international sites must be preapproved by Student Affairs. Offered 2 or 4 weeks. Departmental approval required to register.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Repeatable. Max Credits: 8.

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

OPHT 8600 -  Research Ophthalmology  (4-24 Credits)  

2-12 wks. A final written evaluation must be mailed to Course Director who will assign the final grade. Prereq: Arrangements must be made one month in advance. Departmental approval required to register.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Repeatable. Max Credits: 24.

OPHT 8630 -  OPHT Research Away  (4-16 Credits)  

This Ophthalmology research elective will be held at a site in colorado, another state, or internationally. Students must obtain departmental approval one month prior to the start. Additionally, international sites must be preapproved by Student Affairs. Offered 2, 4, 6 or 8 weeks.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Repeatable. Max Credits: 16.

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.