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­­­­The Ohio Affiliate of Prevent Blindness Invites you to Attend a (free)

HealthyEyes and Adult Vision Screening Certification Webinar

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Cincinnati Area- Loveland Branch Library, 649 Loveland Madeira Road, Loveland, OH 45140
July 26, 2022 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
To register: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/July262022

Half of all blindness can be prevented through early detection and treatment. Today, there are 1,259,000 older Ohioans affected by vision problems, which 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!

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.

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 adult 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 a HealthyEyes Toolkit that contains a flash drive with many PowerPoint presentations, handouts, and material to support the presentations. This provides you with opportunity to be an advocate for eye healthy and safety!

Questions? Contact Laura Schwartz at 800-301-2020, ext. 112 or [email protected]
This program is free of charge thanks to our grant funders
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The Ohio Affiliate of Prevent Blindness invites you to attend (free) 

Diabetes + Your Eyes and Adult Vision Screening Certification Training

Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 10:00 am to 12:30 pm 

Strongsville Library, 18700 Westwood Drive, Strongsville, Ohio 44136 

Register: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/diabetesAug20222

Objectives -Diabetes + Your Eyes  

  • Demonstrate understanding of the impact of diabetes on vision health 
  • Knowledge of the different types of eye diseases that can be caused by diabetes 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of health behaviors that reduce the risk of diabetes-related eye diseases 
After completing the Diabetes + Your Eyes part 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 among people with diabetes. You will receive a toolkit that contains a flash drive with the PowerPoint presentations, handouts, and support materials.  

Objectives-Adult Vision Screening Certification Program

  • Perform near and distance visual acuity screenings
  • Educate people about “diabetes-related” 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.

Questions? Contact Laura Schwartz at 800-301-2020, ext. 112 or [email protected] Qualifies for 2.5 CEU’s for Occupational Therapy.  This program is free of charge thanks to our grant funder Regeneron.