Commonly encountered visual deficits in the geriatric population will be discussed including screening and intervention techniques within Occupational Therapy Practice Framework.
Course created on March 15, 2022
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Introductory, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge, 04043; CE Broker/2.0 General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), Related To OT (AZ), Related To OT (LA), Directly Related To OT (MS), Directly Related To OT (TN), CE Broker #20-908925; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Beginner, Geriatrics
- After this course, participants will be able to list the common conditions where visual deficits in geriatrics are encountered.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify screening for visual deficits in geriatrics.
- After this course, participants will be able to list appropriate intervention strategies for older individuals with visual deficits towards independence in ADLs and IADLS.
|5-20 Minutes||Diagnoses commonly associated with visual deficits|
|20-50 Minutes||Refractive errors, visual acuity, contrast sensitivity function, ocular teaming, and visual fields|
|50-65 Minutes||Visual screening|
|65-75 Minutes||Goal writing|
|75-115 Minutes||Intervention ideas|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
MHS, OTR/L, SCLV, CBIS
Subah Gupta MHS, OTR, SCLV, CBIS received her Bachelors in Occupational Therapy from India, her Masters in Health Sciences from the University of Indianapolis, and her Low Vision Rehabilitation Graduate Certificate Degree from the University of Alabama. During this past year, she also received AOTA’s Specialty Certification in Low Vision (SCLV). She has been a practicing clinician for 24 years. In the last 12 years, she has developed a special interest in working with pediatric as well as adult populations with visual disorders. Ms. Gupta also has a brain injury and sensory integration certification and teaches as a guest lecturer for various OTD and OTA programs. She has presented on varied topics in vision at the 2014 and 2016 IOTA State Conferences and was on the committee which organized the specialty low vision conference for IOTA in April 2017. During the pandemic, she developed a keen interest in telehealth delivery of low vision services.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
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