PCL in Ophthalmic Science
The PCL in Ophthalmic Science is a Intermediate level course that offers its students an in- depth knowledge of the way the Ophthalmic Care, hospital functions, delivering theoretical and practical expertise in various aspects of eye camp and hospital operations.
This course provides a broad understanding of eye health, eye surgery and includes an internship program as part of the curriculum where students get the opportunity to put into practice the tools and applications learned in the classroom.
After the completion of this program, the graduates will be enabled to:
Acquire sound knowledge and perfect skills of Ophthalmology and general medicine.
Demonstrate competency in identifying and resolving community health problems by applying Ophthalmic and modern procedure and medicines taking in consideration of nature of the diseases and condition of the patients.
Demonstrate basic knowledge and clinical skills necessary to diagnose and initiate management of common ocular disorder.
Exhibit leadership skills and professional characteristics and attitudes required as the role of ophthalmic health personnel or primary eye/health care manager.
Demonstrate the necessary knowledge and skills to work in a variety of eye/health care settings.
Promote Ophthalmology system of medicine with modern knowledge and skills.
Anatomy & Physiology
Mathematics & Statistics
Ocular Anatomy and Physiology
Ocular Pharmacology and Pathology
Systemic Diseases and Eye
Ocular Disorders- I
Optics, refraction and Binocular Vision
Community Ophthalmology- I
Health Care Management
Ocular Disorder- II
Community Ophthalmology- II
Low Vision and Optical Dispensing
Clinical Practice- I (Hospital Based)*
Clinical Practice- II (Hospital Based)*
Clinical Practice- III (Community Based)*
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Medium of instruction shall be in English and Nepali.
The graduates will be eligible for the position equivalent to Non-gazette 1st class/Level 5 (technical) as Health Worker of eye/ health institutions as prescribed by the Public Service Commission of Nepal and other related agencies. The graduate will be eligible for registration with Nepal Health Professional Council in the category as mentioned in the Act of the Council.
Job fields and employment areas for Hospital management students