Continuing Education

 

The Ohio Affiliate of Prevent Blindness invites you to attend one of our two dates for the Adult Vision Screening and the HealthyEyes training program!

Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 12:30 to 3:30 pm
Kettering-Moraine Library Community Room
 3496 Far Hills Ave, Dayton, OH 45429
To Register: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CKBG9TD
This program is free thanks to our funder:  The Virginia W. Kettering Foundation

 

Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Clark County Public Library-Main Library
201 South Fountain Ave., Springfield, Ohio 45506
To register: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MJZ6GDL
This program is free thanks to our funders: Springfield Foundation and Community Health Foundation

Adult Vision Screening Training: Half of all blindness can be prevented through early detection and treatment. Today, there are 1,259,000 older Ohioans affected by vision problems that if not detected and treated early, could lead to blindness. Because of the growth in the aging population, there will be more than 2.5 million Ohioans affected by vision-robbing conditions by the year 2030!

After completing the Adult Vision Screening Training Program, you will be able to:

  • Perform near and distance visual acuity screenings
  • Educate people about “aging eye” diseases and disorders
  • Describe Adult Vision Screening Guidelines Published by Prevent Blindness

Upon successful completion of the training, you will be nationally certified to provide adult vision screenings for three years and are eligible to receive free vision screening equipment including: Adult Risk Assessment and Registration Forms, Near and Distance Visual Acuity Charts and assorted educational vision resources and brochures.

The HealthyEyes Program: enhances the services of Ohio’s senior care and public health networks by providing information and access to prevention information, referral, and treatment resources for aging eye challenges. After completing The HealthyEyes portion of the program, you will be able to provide your professional and consumer constituent base with facts and information about what they can do to prevent vision loss. You will receive an HealthyEyes Toolkit that contains a flash drive with several PowerPoint presentations. The toolkits also contain handouts, brochures, and questionnaires to support each of the presentations.

After completing the HealthyEyes Training Program, you will be able to:

  • Provide presentations on accessing eye care resources
  • Educate others about age related eye diseases such as glaucoma, age related macular degeneration, cataract, and diabetic retinopathy
  • Teach the people you serve how to live a healthy lifestyle to preserve their sight

Questions? contact: Laura Schwartz 800-301-2020 ext. 112/ e-mail [email protected]

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Join us for the 16th International Human Trafficking & Social Justice Conference on Thursday & Friday, September 19th & 20th at The University of Toledo to learn from and network with top researchers, advocates, direct service providers, healthcare and legal professionals, law enforcement, and individuals with lived experience. Over the past 16 years, we have welcomed thousands of attendees from 42 states and 30 countries to learn, connect, and collaborate to combat human trafficking and promote social justice. You can also earn up to 12 Occupational Therapy CEUs! To register and learn more about the conference, visit our website: https://www.traffickingconference.com/

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Please join the Sensory-Enhanced Yoga for Self-Regulation & Trauma Healing workshop, September 20 & 21, in Dayton, OH!

Promote healing from combat stress, PTSD, anxiety and related conditions. Participants will be taught the science, theoretical model, guidelines for practice, mat and chair versions of the program, as well as strategies for teaching this evidence-based program to groups of individuals with mixed mobility levels. The workshop is highly experiential and includes a 135-page, detailed manual. Can be used towards NBCOT renewal (16 NBCOT PDUs/16 contact hrs).

Register at www.sensoryenhancedyoga.org. Questions? [email protected]; 339-225-0084. 


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