Low Vision Works Occupational Therapy Turnkey Ready

Low Vision Works Occupational Therapy Home Health Care Certification Series I
Exceptional Value.  Limited Enrollment. 
Upon completion of the Low Vision Works Certification Series Phase One, each participant is expected to:

  1. Understand and describe the role occupational therapy plays in Low Vision Rehabilitation
  2.  Understand and describe the role occupational therapy plays in Low Vision Rehabilitation
  3.  Understand the function of each part of the eye and its relationship to eye disease.
  4. Describe the most common age related cause of low vision.
  5.  Describe the effects of low vision in occupational performance.
  6.  Demonstrate competency administering, interpreting and documenting results of commonly used assessments of visual function.
  7.  Understand basic optic principles for functional use.
  8.  Describe and understand low vision concepts of lighting, contrast, pattern & organization.
  9.  Demonstrate ability to use reading exercises and other occupation based treatment activities to train in the use of PRL and other visual skills.
  10.  List common methods to enhance activity of daily functioning in persons with low vision in the areas of telling time, labeling, reading, home
  11. management, financial management, shopping and other community integration.

  12. Complete a home assessment and recommend modifications as needed to enhance occupational performance.
  13.  Describe techniques and equipment to compensate for limited writing and reading skills for persons with low vision.
  14.  List CCTV components and demonstrate functional use of a CCTV.
  15. List common techniques and adaptive equipment available for computer access.
  16.  Demonstrate ability to use sighted guide technique and to facilitate functional mobility.
  17.  Describe techniques and demonstrate use of adaptive equipment available to facilitate diabetes self-care.
  18. Describe psychosocial issues commonly seen in the person with low vision.
  19.  Familiarize self with community and other resources available for the person with low vision.
  20.  Understand billing requirements and procedures.
Pre-course work week:  pre-requiste reading to live/in class sessions.  An open book exam will be required to complete prior to classroom training.
Class work: Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Includes 35 hours+ theory and practical labs, written exams, competency checkouts. Passing grade 85%+ (no exceptions).

EXCEPTIONAL ADDED VALUE

• One year of monthly continuing education via our live “Low Vision Tele-education Seminars”: $2000 value $159 per webinar 1.5 CEU’s per month
• One year membership to Low Vision Works network:  Access to live blogs. Best practice sharing and regular updates.  Clinical case reviews. Valued at $600 ($50/month)
• OT Low Vision Treatment/ Assessment Therapy Kit:  Valued at $2000
• 50% discount on Low Vision Products/Optics for one year

Total Cost $5,995 per OT.  (2 OT’s = 4,995 per participant)
(limited time inaugural training special. Limited enrollment. Value $10,000+)

“Well organized and thorough training!”

2017 Course Dates:

Low Vision Works Occupational Therapy Home Health Care Certification Series I
Nov. 13- 17: Register
Dec. 11 – 15: Register
Location:

Low Vision Works Support Center,
3938 South Tamiami Trail,
Sarasota, Florida 34231

Instructor: Michele Vandendooren OTR/L

“I am so impressed by Michele’s knowledge and expertise”