This presentation will focus on basic visual assessment and simple interventions that can be applied in the acute care setting. We will discuss considerations to make during discharge planning, including appropriate outpatient referrals and client education.
This course is Day 1 of the Acute Care Back to the Basics Virtual Conference.
Course created on February 17, 2020
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Evaluation; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-768944; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to describe 3 functional observations you may notice from a patient with visual impairment.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least three basic components of a visual screen.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe 3-5 early interventions that can be implemented in the acute care setting to address visual impairment.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe at least 2 different professional referral options for the patient with vision impairment.
|5-10 Minutes||Why complete vision screens in the acute care setting?|
|10-20 Minutes||Visual considerations for the acute care population|
|20-30 Minutes||Basic eye anatomy|
|30-40 Minutes||Vision screening|
|40-50 Minutes||Acute care intervention|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q and A|
Leah Muntges, MOTR/L
Leah Muntges graduated from Saint Louis University’s Master of Occupational Therapy program. She has worked in a variety of settings but primarily acute rehabilitation. In 2016, she enrolled in the Post Graduate Certificate in Low Vision Rehabilitation program at the University of Alabama-Birmingham and also started working in an outpatient low vision clinic. She enjoys teaching and collaborating with other clinicians to provide holistic care to this vulnerable population. Understanding the visual system and how impairment can impact daily activities of living has transformed her practice.
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