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

Katrina L. Schmid, Simon Backhouse, Anthea L. Cochrane, Andrew V. Collins, Paul A. 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-home-if-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
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2021

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