Visual System (Stream 2)

Accreditation Information

This is a Stream 2 module and is designed for doctors that have successfully completed the Visual System Stream 1 module hold this accreditation.

Successful completion of the module will actually lead to awarding of one update to accreditation::

  1. Visual System Update

If you have not successfully completed the Stream 1 module and you want to gain this accreditation,  please go back to the homepage and enrol in Visual System Update (Stream 1)

Module Information

This module covers the use of Chapter 8 of the Guides to evaluate permanent impairment of the visual system, including the eyes, ocular adnexa and visual pathways.

The module includes:

  • The types of impairments that are evaluated for the purpose of assessment of the visual system using the Guides.
  • The two distinct approaches that will be required to assess an overall impairment score of the visual system, and which depends on the types of visual testing performed in a particular case.
  • The distinction between visual impairment, visual system impairment and impairment of the whole person.
  • The types of test apparatus required to perform an assessment in accordance with the Guides.
  • The approach to be taken to apportion an impairment score to account for pre-existing visual impairment.

Course Material:

You will need to review the course material before you attend the module session.  The course material must be downloaded from the learning management system. To access the soft copy of course material please log on Please remember to have a copy of the AMA4 Guides with you.

If you need support in navigating through our Learning Management system, please contact  03 9940 4893 for assistance.  Alternatively you can refer to the Learner Guide How to use the IAT Vic Portal portal here

Want to know more about our Facilitator?  Click here

  • Facilitator: AP Justin O’Day & AP Heather Mack
  • Date: 16 Aug 22
  • Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Fee: $ 440
  • AMA Vic Fee: $ 418
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