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Blindness and low vision masterclass series 2021

This series of 6 webinars investigated and provided advice about specific eye conditions.
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Course Code
CPE22BLV_MC

Course Information

This series of 6 webinars investigated and provided advice about specific eye conditions. You will gain a broad understanding of the visual system, the process of seeing, the impact of and the medical management of each condition. By the end of the session you should be able to:

  • describe which part of the visual system is affected
  • understand the impact that each eye condition may have on vision
  • describe clinical management strategies of each eye condition in simple terms that are meaningful to families

Topics and Dates:

Strabismus and eye movements disorders

Nystagmus

Cataracts and Glaucoma

Retinal Dystrophy

Albinism

Cerebral Vision Impairment

This event addresses the following Standards from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers: 1.1.2, 1.2.2, 1.3.2, 1.4.2, 1.5.2, 1.6.2, 2.6.2, 3.2.2, 3.3.2, 3.4.2, 3.6.2, 4.1.2, 4.4.2, 4.5.2, 5.1.2, 5.2.2, 5.3.2, 5.4.2, 6.2.2, 6.2.6, 6.3.2, 6.4.2, 7.4.2. It fits within the Priority Area of Children/ Student with Disabilities. This event is evidence and research based.

This webinar series has been endorsed by OMAA and will contribute 6 PD hours towards COMS recertification with ACRVEP as it addresses the Core Domains of the OMAA O&M Framework.

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