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Neuro Rehab Webinar series

Available from: 16/03/2020

Where to publish: acbo.org.au

Provider: ACBO

Contact: Maria Gorbunova, [E] admin@acbo.org.au, [P] 03 9614 3400

Learning Objectives

  • 1.1. Attendees will be informed of the principles of optometric management, including principles of vision therapy, using a specific case study.
  • 1.2. Attendees will become familiar with the common visual functions affected by brain issues, and the potential effects on activities of daily living.
  • 1.3. Attendees will become familiar with the common issues of acquired brain injury, stroke and neurological disease which can cause a patient to present for optometric care.
  • 2.1 understand the options for optometric management of acquired abducens nerve palsy, including spectacle correction, prisms and vision therapy.
  • 2.2. understand and be able to put into practice a comprehensive and sequential history taking, and a comprehensive and sequential visual and ocular assessment to detect or rule out specific visual and ocular issues.
  • 2.3 understand the more common aetiologies of abducens nerve palsy, the common presenting symptoms, and the typical signs of a sixth nerve palsy, as well as fundamental differential diagnosis, and indications for further referral.
  • 3.1 Become familiar with the effects of multifocal designs, as well as prognosis for functional symptomatic improvement
  • 3.2 Become familiar with the practical aspects of prescribing vertical prism (unilateral vs split, grind vs Fresnel)
  • 3.3 Become comfortable with practical assessment of vertical misalignment and associated binocular vision dysfunction
  • 3.4 Become familiar with common conditions which can result in vertical ocular misalignment, and vertical diplopia, and the possible effects on visual function and activities of daily living (ADLs)

Max points awarded: 6.00

Session Information

Name
NEURO REHAB 101
Activity Type
Independent Learning with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
2.00
Name
SIXTH NERVE PALSY
Activity Type
Independent Learning with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
2.00
Name
PRESCRIBING VERTICAL PRISMS
Activity Type
Independent Learning with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
2.00