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    Occupational Therapist


    Vision and Aging 101

    Vision and Aging


    21.0

    • Become familiar with the importance of primary vision care in geriatrics
    • Identify normal age-related vision changes in the aging population
    • Describe 5 age-related systemic and neurological diseases
    • Differentiate between anterior and posterior segment diseases in the older adult
    • Become familiar with the optometric examination of the older adult
    • List 5 factors that complicate eye examination in the older adult
    • Describe auditory impairment in the older adult
    • Describe 3 pharmacological aspects of aging
    • Identify options for vision correction in the older adult
    • Discuss the option of contact lenses and the older adult
    • Describe the importance of functional therapy in rehab of the older adult
    • Identify important factors in the care of older adults who are visually impaired
    • Outline and compare 3 common issues facing the older driver
    • Identify key nutritional concerns in the older adult
    • Describe the delivery of vision care in nontraditional settings
    • Discuss 5 public health aspects involving care of the older adult
    • Become familiar with 3ethical issues involving care of the older adult
    • Desccribe the field of vision rehab and the aging population

    Miriam Watson, OTR, CDRS

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    $399.00 USD


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