A snapshot of optometry teaching in Australia and New Zealand in response to COVID-19

Katrina Schmid, Simon Backhouse, Anthea Cochrane, Andrew Collins, Paul Constable, Isabelle Jalbert, Faran Sabeti

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Abstract

In December 2019, the world became aware of a highly contagious, unnamed virus. Since then the virus has been identified as severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)1 and steps have been taken globally to limit its transmission. In Australia and New Zealand, borders were closed to non-residents from March 2020 and a stay-at-homeif-possible directive ensued. Businesses and workplaces closed and this included universities physical campuses.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)723-727
Number of pages5
JournalClinical and Experimental Optometry
Volume104
Issue number6
Early online date1 Mar 2021
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2021

Keywords

  • COVID-19
  • digital
  • online
  • optometry
  • teaching

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