Low Vision in Older Adults: Foundations for Rehabilitation (second edition)

About This Program

Vision loss can present different challenges in older adults compared with younger clients. The program helps occupational therapists recognize how different types of vision loss in older adults can affect daily activities; learn about treatment strategies for these individuals; and identify approaches and adaptive devices that help clients maximize their remaining vision.

Who May Benefit

  • Occupational therapists

What Is Covered

This course is designed to help occupational therapists incorporate meaningful goals into the overall treatment plan for their clients with low vision. The online program includes four modules, which can be completed as a whole or individually:

  1. Orientation to Vision Loss
  2. Low Vision Devices
  3. Modifying the Environment
  4. Technologies, Devices, and Strategies for ADLs (Activities of Daily Living) and IADLs (Instrumental ADLs)

Continuing Education Credits

The program is offered in partnership with the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) and is approved for 0.8 AOTA CEU (10 NBCOT PDUs/8 contact hours). Partial CE credits are offered for those who complete individual modules.

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