RECORDING OF Low Vision for the Generalist Occupational Therapy Practitioner

    June 30, 2021
    12:00 AM
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    Topic: Low Vision for the Generalist Occuptional Therapy Practitioner

    Continuing Education: 0.2 CEUs / 2.0 Contact Hours / 2.0 Clock Hours / 2.0 PDUs *

    *In accordance with NBCOT and AOTA guidelines, the NHOTA is now providing conversions for all possible ways to log continuing education credits.

    The office will review survey submissions at the end of each week and send appropriate CEU’s accordingly

    Presenter: Beth Daisy, MA, OTRL, CAPS

    This talk will discuss some of the common vision problems among the geriatric population and the functional implications of low vision. It will then address what the generalist OT practitioner (OT/OTA) can do in terms of vision screening and interventions as well as how and when to refer for low vision services. There will be a practical exploration of some commonly issued aids to assist individuals with low vision as well as instruction on quick and easy ways to modify someone's iPhone/iPad, Android device, or PC to make it more accessible for persons with low vision. Resources and handouts will be provided.
    1. Attendees will be able to identify the process for referring a client to low vision services. 
    2. Attendees will be able to identify interventions appropriate to the generalist OT/OTA practitioner. 
    3. Attendees will be able to identify methods for quickly adapting smartphones, iPads, and PCs for low vision clients. 
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    $40.00 NHOTA Members

    $60.00 Non-Members

    $15.00 Student NHOTA Members (Please bring your student ID)

    $15.00 Non-Member Students (Please bring your student ID)