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Neuro Rehab Webinar series

Available from: 1/01/2019

Where to publish: acbo.org.au

Provider: ACBO

Contact: Veronica Kypros, [E] admin@acbo.org.au, [P] 0414 397 230

Learning Objectives

  • 1.1. Attendees will be informed of the principles of optometric management, including principles of vision therapy, using a specific case study.
  • 2.1 understand the options for optometric management of acquired abducens nerve palsy, including spectacle correction, prisms and vision therapy.
  • 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
  • 3.4 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)
  • 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.
  • 2.2 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
  • 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

Max points awarded: 6.00

Session Information

Name
Neuro Rehab Webinar series
Activity Type
Independent Learning with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
2.00

NameActivity TypeTherapeutic?Manufacturer/
Supplier?
Points for attending &
Passing Assessment
NEURO REHAB 101, SIXTH NERVE PALSY, PRESCRIBING VERTICAL PRISMSIndependent Learning with AssessmentNoNo6.00