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Impact of Vision Loss On Your Patients

Date: 7/11/2019

Venue: Vision Australia Robina, Suite one, Level one, Easy T Centre, 510 - 514 Christine Avenue, Robina, QLD, 4230

Provider: Vision Australia

Contact: Nabill Jacob, [E] nabill.jacob@visionaustralia.org, [P] 0407003315

Learning Objectives

  • Overview of common eye conditions & their impact on vision.
  • Impact of vision loss on daily living activities and supportive strategies.
  • Learn about how adaptive technology can assist people with vision loss to complete daily tasks safely and more efficiently, and how to access information more easily.
  • Experience our ‘See Like Me’ virtual reality technology: Demonstration of major eye diseases, through immersive technology which was developed by Vision Australia to enhance understanding of the impact of vision loss, and how modifications can greatly impact your patient’s functional vision.
  • Learning about the impact of vision loss on moving around safely and independently.
  • Identifying when, why and how to refer to Vision Australia’s specialist services.

Max points awarded: 5.00

Session Information

Name
Low vision Presentation and overview
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
2.00
Name
• Adaptive technology, including ‘See Like Me’ virtual reality experience
Activity Type
Face to Face Small Workshop
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.50
Name
• Orientation and mobility basics and meet a white cane user
Activity Type
Face to Face Small Workshop
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.50