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50691 Practical Vision Therapy Workshop 1

Date: Sat 02/04/2022 - Sun 03/04/2022

Provider: ACBO

Optometrist Credits: 12 General Credits

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https://www.acbo.org.au/professionals/menu/events/161-practical-vision-therapy-workshop-1-2022

 

 

DAY 1 Session Title:
9 – 10.30am What is Optometric Vision Therapy

·       Develop an understanding of Behavioural Optometry & the Role of the Behavioural Optometrist

·       Recognise the role of optometric management of learning related vision problems

·       How to effectively manage patients requiring vision therapy

11 – 12.30pm Basic Eye Anatomy

·       Demonstrate knowledge of basic eye anatomy

·       Develop an understanding of the Visual Process

·       Develop an understanding of an Optometric Vision Examination

1.30 – 3pm Overview of Visual Pathways

·       Develop an understanding of ocular physiology

·       Develop knowledge of the visual pathways

·       Ability to identify the salient points in a vision examination

3.30 – 5pm Visual Development

·       Develop a knowledge of Visual Development

·       Develop an understanding of Primitive reflexes,

·       Develop an understanding of developmental milestones

 

DAY 2 Session Title:
9 – 10.00 Eye Movements & Fixation/ VT for Eye Movements

·       Working knowledge of vision therapy techniques suitable for use with, or in the treatment of certain visual conditions or deficits in visual skills/abilities /

·       Develop an understanding of eye movements / Understanding of direction of visual attention in terms of control, accuracy & automaticity

10.30 – 12.30 Eye Movements & Fixation/ VT for Eye Movements

 

·       Demonstrate knowledge of Pursuits

·       Develop an understanding of Saccades

·       Develop an understanding of Central/Peripheral processing

 

WORKSHOP

1.30 – 2.30 Visual Processing Testing/VT for Visual Processing

 

·       Develop an understanding of body schema, laterality, directionality

·       Develop an understanding of Sensory integration (visual motor, visual auditory, visual vestibular)

·       Develop an understanding of Visual thinking

 

3.00 – 5pm Visual Processing Testing/ VT

·       Develop an understanding of Visual thinking

·       Develop an understanding of sequential processing, visual analysis, visualization, visual imagery

·       Recognition of the potential consequences of refractive status

·       Recognition of Hyperopia, Myopia, Astigmatism, Presbyopia

 

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