Vision impairments are prevalent after acquired brain injury. The purpose of this presentation is to describe a conceptual model for vision rehabilitation, explain its potential clinical inferences, and discuss its translation into occupational therapy practice.
This course is part of the OT Neuro Series.
Please refer to the course handouts for the conceptual model for visual rehabilitation to maximize your learning experience and to assist with successfully completing this course.
Course created on July 12, 2017
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the theoretical foundations underlying vision assessment.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify a vision conceptual model for assessment of patients.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the practical application of key elements of vision assessments and the relationship to the conceptual model.
|5-10 Minutes||Vision Deficits in Acquired Brain Injury|
|10-15 Minutes||Importance of Systematic Assessment for Visual Impairments|
|15-45 Minutes||A Conceptual Model for Vision Rehabilitation|
|45-55 Minutes||Uses of Conceptual Model for Vision Rehabilitation in Occupational Therapy Practice|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Pamela Roberts, PhD, MSHA, OTR/L, SCFES, FAOTA, CPHQ, FNAP
Pamela Roberts, PhD, MSHA, OTR/L, SCFES, FAOTA, CPHQ, FNAP, FACRM is the Director and Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Neuropsychology and Director of Academic and Physician Informatics at Cedars-Sinai Health System, Los Angeles, California. She is also the Senior Director for Quality, Outcomes and Research at California Rehabilitation Institute. Dr. Roberts has worked throughout the continuum of care as a clinician, administrator, educator, and researcher. She has been instrumental in the development and implementation of system changes as well as rehabilitation programs across the continuum of care within a large academic medical center. She also teaches at the University of Southern California, and guest lectures at other local universities, a national FIM trainer and consultant for Uniform Data System in Buffalo, New York, and a CARF surveyor for CARF…Commission on Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities. She is involved in the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, American Occupational Therapy Association, National Quality Forum-Membership Partnership for Post Acute Care/Long Term Care quality measures and All-Cause Admissions and Readmissions Steering Committee, past chair of the California Hospital Association Center for Medical Rehabilitation Services, and past member of the California Hospital Association Post Acute Care board. Dr. Roberts is a member and Chair of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) Stroke Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group and a member of the Vision Taskforce and Health and Wellness Taskforce and Chair of the ACRM Program Committee as well as the ACRM Board of Governors. Additionally, she is Chair for the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE). Dr. Roberts has served as principal and co-investigator on a variety of research projects and has provided a variety of workshops and consultations on rehabilitation, informatics and health services research topics regionally, nationally, and internationally.
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