Low Vision Courses
Low Vision Continuing Education Courses Sponsored by The Vision Council
Are you looking to add low vision examinations to your practice, or perhaps, discover the newest low vision devices? Look no further than the continuing education courses offered by The Vision Council's Low Vision Division.
Learn how and why to implement low vision services into your practice and gain information on the latest devices and insight on the most up to date protocol and patient management techniques. These exclusive programs listed below are only offered at International Vision Expo.
Low Vision: High Potential
Identify population trends, patient demographics and growth opportunities that make adding low vision care to your primary care practice a viable option at this time. An introductory checklist for success, covering all areas of providing low vision care, will be presented in a fast-paced, interactive format that will help you make a decision to add low vision care to your practice.
The Turn-Key Low Vision Exam: Exam Protocol
Learn clinically relevant protocol for evaluating the low vision patient. All areas of the examination process from initial history intake to the description of low vision aid alternatives will be presented in a clear, concise and interactive format. You will take away the tools and confidence needed to perform a low vision examination.
Reimbursement: Third Party Players in Low Vision
Helping low vision clinicians navigate through the top players in insurance reimbursements, we'll pay particular attention to VSP (services and materials) and Medicare (services for OD and OT). Overview of other funding agencies will also be provided, including state rehabilitation programs and Medicaid.
Let's Get Practical! From Theory to Practice with Interactive Case Management
We will provide a roadmap to patient treatment and management using simulated cases and featuring the latest low vision devices and tools of the trade. Utilizing a variety of levels of low vision case complexity we'll review evaluation tips, prescribing, referrals and practice management. Topics will be covered in an energized and interactive group forum.
For more information on Training and Education programs and services from The Vision Council, contact Rene Soltis Shepherd, senior director of meetings and education, at 703-740-1096 or firstname.lastname@example.org.