Information Services is working as the center of information for Riphah community. The department aims to provide most dynamic learning and research environment to the users. Information Services fulfills the information needs of the faculty and students, by providing traditional library services as well as streamlines access to a wide range of e-resources. The library has a sufficient collection of books, journals and magazines both in print and digital format. The libraries are managed by qualified and experienced information professionals dedicated to provide high quality innovative services. The department educates the users by conducting semester wise information literacy classes on regular basis to strengthen the skills of students in the field of research. In order to enhance their learning capacity, information advisors emphasize on searching and study skills as well.
To achieve desirable results, the Library will ensure that its collections remain forward-looking, diverse in breadth and form, open to browsing, and focus on user satisfaction. To serve future users, the Library preserves information across all formats and ensures effective storage and delivery systems. The Library continues to embrace change and align itself to thrive on diversity, to support professional growth and reward flexibility and innovation.
Information Services is providing excellent services and facilities to fulfill the information needs of its users. The library has a sufficient collection of books, journals as well in print and digital format. The library is managed by qualified and experienced staff, dedicated to provide high quality innovative services. Its culture of trust, tolerance, sharing and self servicing makes it a unique library in the world of academia.
1. Pediatric Optometry:
During the course the Students will do their rotations in the Pediatric Optometry Department, where they will be given proper exposure in management of Children refractive problem. The Students will maintain the Pediatric Optometry Log Book during the Clinical attachment.
2. Diagnostic Equipment’s Unit:
Topography, Visual field analyzers has the major role in Visual management of different eye conditions and closely related to Optometric management of different eye conditions like Glaucoma, Keratoconus, Contact lens fitting, etc. Keeping in mind its importance in Optometric practice the candidate will go through a six-week rotation in learning use and proper demonstration of these different diagnostic equipment.
1. Low Vision & Rehabilitation Centre:
During the course the Students will be given proper training exposure in the Low Vision Practical work. The Students will be given proper exposure in Low Vision clinic and counseling services for visually impaired in the Hospital premises. The students will complete their LOG book of Low vision cases during this course, which will be done under the supervision of Low Vision Department.
2. Contact Lenses:
The student will do their rotation of six weeks in contact lens clinic, for learning the fitting philosophies of contact lenses and after care. The students will be given exposure in fitting of contact lenses and observing different complication with contact lens wear. The students will complete their contact Lens Log Book during the attachment in Contact lens clinic.
1. Primary Eye Care (Refraction):
During the course the Students will learn the basic art of refraction and will perform the independent refraction and primary eye care procedures in the outdoor patient’s department. During the course the students will complete the Log Book of their supervised refraction techniques.
During the course the students will work in the Orthoptics department and learn the practical implementation of Orthoptics services and patient care of having Orthoptics problems. The students will complete the Log Book during the clinical sessions
The students will visit the school screening activity to learn about the refractive and primary eye care screening at the Villages and Tehsil level. Refractive screening at school level is one of the major areas we can reduce the burden of Refractive blindness and an Optometrist has a major role. So, the emphasis on the course would be to learn the ways to reduce this burden and learning their role of outreach. The students will complete their Log Book of School Screening activity during the outreach program.