10/22/19 Visual Impairments in Pediatrics, Part I: Using Evidence to Guide Your Assessment
October 22, 2019
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm CST
The registration for this webinar will close at 12:00 pm (cst) on October 22, 2019.
Description: This webinar will introduce basic anatomy and development of the visual system to guide an introductory pediatric visual evaluation. Learners will review adaptations and modifications that can be used while administering the visual assessment that accommodate for different ages and communication styles. During the course, learners will review a structure for administering a basic visual assessment with young children.
Instructor: Kelsey Watters, OTR/L, Cognition Lab Therapist, Think and Speak Lab, Shirley Ryan Ability Lab
Audience: Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Speech-Language Pathologists
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Identify the basics of pediatric visual development and anatomy
- Complete a basic pediatric vision screen using handouts and materials introduced within the course
- Identify ways to modify vision assessments to a pediatric population and incorporate into play
Continuing Education Credits
The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an approved provider for the American Occupational Therapy Association to offer continuing education in occupational therapy. This introductory level program awards occupational therapists 0.15 CEUs or 1.5 contact hour. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Category 2: OT Process - Evaluation
This course has been approved by the Illinois Physical Therapy Board for 1.5 Contact Hours. Approval #216-000069
The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education. This course has been approved for 1.5 contact hours.
This course is offered for 0.15 CEUs (Introductory level, Related area).
DisclosuresKelsey Watters, OTR/L
Financial: Receives an Honorarium for teaching this course from the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab.
Non-financial: No relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.