During the verification of learning, according to what is contained in the Dublin indicators, the student must demonstrate:
1. Knowledge and understanding: a) knowledge of the ophtalmic pathologies, of the relative symptoms, of the methods of instrumental investigation to obtain further elements useful for the diagnosis and knowledge of the most suitable treatments for the specific case; b) ability to use the instrumental means of investigation, useful and necessary to obtain the elements to be integrated with those deriving from the direct clinical examination; c) ability to understand the clinical significance of the signs detected, both direct and instrumental (D1C 2.5).
2. Applying knowledge and understanding: a) ability to collect clinical signs and other elements of a patient's ophtalmic pathology, in an orderly and useful way for a differential diagnosis; b) ability to interpret the elements obtained in the clinical and instrumental examination, in order to formulate the most probable definitive diagnosis in the context of differential diagnosis (D1C 1.17).
3. Making judgment: a) ability to objectively and specifically evaluate each clinical case as an individual patient and different from any other; b) ability to judge the severity of the case, the need or not of surgery and the timeliness of the same based on the general clinical conditions; c) ability to choose, within the different possibilities of surgery, the most appropriate method, judiciously taking into account the degrees of operational difficulty, the necessary experiences, the professional and economic commitments involved (D1C 1.18); d) adaptation to incomplete information, face unexpected events and adapt to change (D1C 1.11).
4. Communication skills: a) ability to express oneself with teachers and fellow students using scientifically appropriate terminology, with the names of the related surgical therapies and the instruments that can be used; b) ability to communicate with the owner in simple terms suited to his condition, while maintaining sufficient clarity and finally making sure that the interlocutor has understood correctly.
5. Learning skills: a) ability to autonomously propose methods of in-depth study of the oftalmic issues discussed; b) curiosity to know further methods of clinical and instrumental investigation of the patient affected by an oftalmic pathology and of new possibilities of their treatment.
6. Exam methods: The final exam consists of a test on two topics chosen from those covered during the course, in oral form so that the student has large opportunity to demonstrate, and the teacher has the same ability to evaluate, the degree of the skills and knowledge acquired, in order to make an overall assessment that tends to be as objective as possible. During the exam, the student must: a) demonstrate knowledge of the subject of the exam; b) express themselves correctly and with an appropriate scientific language; c) be able to associate the knowledge acquired in the course with concepts of pertinence of related disciplines; d) knowing how to solve the questions posed by the teacher and knowing how to rationally follow a speech conducted by the teacher.