Optometry, one of the Featured Courses in clinical medicine for undergraduate program in institutions of higher education determined by the Ministry of Education, intends to cultivate medical special talents with a complete clinical medicine education background and the knowledge and skills of optics, basic medicine and clinical medicine, and obvious advantages in the professional knowledge and practical ability of ophthalmology and optometry based on five-year clinical medicine. After graduation, they will be granted the Bachelors Degree in Medicine; after participating in the standardized training of residents and passing the national examination for clinical practitioners, they will become clinical practitioners. The specialty, according to the standards of optometry education at home and abroad and through the joint communication with well-known foreign optometry teaching institutions, could achieve the internationalization of education and teaching. Advantages and characteristics: In response to the requirements of national comprehensive health strategy, and relying on teaching experience of famous foreign universities and international educational platform, the specialty intends to train medical talents with complete five-year clinical medicine education background and obvious advantages in professional knowledge and practical ability of ophthalmology and optometry. It is one of the special majors of clinical medicine for undergraduate program of the Ministry of Education.
Educational Objective: Cultivate interdisciplinary talents in advanced optometry adapting to the needs of modernization of socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era and of universal health services, with all-round development of morality, intelligence and physique (aesthetics and labor), solid theoretical knowledge and outstanding practical ability, lofty ideal and social responsibility, independent thinking ability and innovative spirit, international vision and humanistic quality, the objective of mastering the knowledge and skills of modern ophthalmology and optometry, clinical medical background, and the ability in ophthalmology and optometry diagnosis and treatment.
Degree: Bachelor of Medicine
Employment: Hospitals, Community Medical Institutions, Medical Research Institutes, Colleges and Universities