Vision Clinical Update 2021: Addressing Health Inequities and Implementing New Protocols

The Clinical Update on Vision will provide school nurses with essential tools and knowledge to perform high-quality vision screenings. Screening methods based on the latest evidence will be presented, and strategies for effective case management of referrals and follow-up care, with an emphasis on health equity, will be shared.  Participants will receive updates on the new screening protocols and an overview of the commission work report that outlines the recommendations for future screenings.

Registration: Now open!

Featured Topics Include

  • Vision and the connection to Learning
  • Common Vision Disorders in Children
  • Overview of Vision Commission Work
  • Introduction to new protocols  
  • Promoting Health Equity in Vision Screening.
  • Role of the school nurse from screening through referral completion.
  • The Team Approach to Care

Training audience icon simple style Royalty Free Vector Audience: School Nurses, School Health Professionals involved in Vision Screening

1. Presenter Registration Archives - The Osaka Conference on Education (OCE) Presenters:

Bruce Moore, OD

Professor Emeritus New England College of Optometry

Shanyn A. Toulouse, MEd, BSN, RN, NCSN

Northeast Regional School Nurse Consultant Massachusetts

Paulette Tattersall, DipPharm, MSc

Director, NorthEast Region, Prevent Blindness

Co-Chair Children’s Vision Massachusetts Coalition

Emily Taylor, MS

Early Learning and Safe and Supportive Schools Specialist in the Office of Student and Family Support in the Center for Educational Options at the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Kay Nottingham Chaplin, EdD

Education and Outreach Coordinator

National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness

Consultant to the Vision Screening Committee of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS)

 

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