On the podcast, we will discuss the role of the occupational therapist in the evaluation and treatment of children with cerebral visual impairment (CVI). We will discuss how CVI affects performance in activities of daily living. This is part of the Continued Learning Podcast series.
Course created on May 10, 2023
Course Type: Audio, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, OT Service Delivery, 07064; CE Broker/1.0 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 #20-1048400; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to identify how a CVI diagnosis is made and the medical history that increases CVI risk.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify screening and assessment tools used with children with CVI.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the evidence for interventions for children with CVI and intervention strategies used to promote independence during daily activities.
|5-15 Minutes||What is CVI|
|15-30 Minutes||How is CVI assessed and diagnosed|
|30-50 Minutes||What is treatment like for kids with CVI|
Karen received her Master's in Occupational Therapy and Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Sciences both from The Ohio State University. She is a clinician scientist and occupational therapist and has been at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital since 2011. Karen is also an assistant professor at the University of Cincinnati and a faculty member for the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disability (LEND) Program. Clinically, Karen evaluates and treats children with neurodevelopmental disorders, with a large focus on infants and children with cerebral palsy and/or cerebral visual impairment. Karen’s research focus is to develop research and clinical programs for prevention and early treatment for infants at high-risk for cerebral palsy and those with cerebral visual impairment.
MS, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Dr. Dennis Cleary has over 25 years of experience as an occupational therapist. Dennis’ clinical practice has been primarily with children and adults with intellectual disabilities to encourage their full participation in all aspects of life at home, work, and in the community. He has had faculty positions at The Ohio State University and Indiana University. As a researcher, he has been on teams that have received over seven million dollars in grants from state and federal agencies, including a National Institutes of Health multisite trial of the Vocational Fit Assessment, an age-appropriate transition assessment, which he co-created. He has numerous publications and national and international presentations. Dennis is passionate about increasing the role of Occupational Therapy in transition-age service with the goal of improving outcomes and quality of life for all.
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