Working with clients with vision loss: Introduction for all occupational therapists (2 hours)

Title
Working with clients with vision loss: Introduction for all occupational therapists (2 hours)
Description

RECORDED WEBINAR PURCHASE (INDIVIDUAL)

Working with clients with vision loss: Introduction for all occupational therapists

Length:
2 hours

Presenters:
Laura Bulk and Julia Foster, on behalf of the CAOT Occupational Therapy and Low Vision Rehabilitation Network

Topics covered:
Part 1: Introduction to vision loss
- Anatomy of the eye
- Common eye conditions
- Understanding vision
- Motor control of the eyes
- Primary visual pathways
- Introduction to visual assessment
- Tips for all assessments and interactions
- Primer on the impact of vision loss

Part 2: Interprofessional care in vision rehabilitation
- Context: Background on common strategies
- Roles of the interprofessional team
- Where do occupational therapists fit in?
- How occupational therapists can help shape the practice area


After viewing this recorded webinar, you will be able to:

  1. Describe common eye conditions.
  2. Understand components of vision.
  3. Identify components of a visual assessment conducted by an occupational therapist.
  4. Explain the impacts of vision loss.
  5. Explain common intervention strategies to compensate for vision loss.
  6. Identify and distinguish members of the interprofessional team for individuals with vision loss.
  7. Explain the role of the occupational therapist on the interprofessional team for individuals with vision loss.
Level:
Beginner (0-2 years of experience in this specific practice area)

Areas of practice:
Mental health, Cognitive, Neurological/neuromuscular, Musculoskeletal, Cardiovascular and respiratory, Digestive/metabolic/endocrine, General physical health, Vocational rehabilitation, Palliative/end-of-life care, Health promotion and wellness, Researchers, Educators

Client age groups:
Adults (20-64 years old), Seniors (65+ years old)

This 2-hour recorded webinar was originally offered in association with the Workshop "Working with clients with vision loss: Skills for all occupational therapists" and is not eligible for use with individual/group credits from bundles of Practice Evidence Webinars. This purchase is for individual access to the recorded webinar from March 2019. Access to the recording, the handout and a certificate is provided by email immediately following purchase. No cancellations/refunds will be provided once the purchase is completed. Please visit the Webinars FAQ for technical requirements and additional information.

This access will expire on February 28, 2022.

Use Credits
Presenters
CAOT Occupational Therapy and Low Vision Rehabilitation Network (OTLVRN)
Language
English

Product Price

Member Price
$80.00
Price
$120.00
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