Continuing Education


OOTA Pediatric Workshop Summer Series is Now ONLINE!

Last summer, 7 regions of Ohio hosted the 2017 Pediatric Summer Workshop Series. Due to personal and work schedules, some of you were unable to attend. OOTA has now produced a webinar to make the morning content of this training available to you. This webinar provides legislation updates, highlights about agency news and activities, practice resources and more. 3.25 CEUs are offered, including an ethics hour. Cost: $50. For more information, click here for the flyer or visit oota.thinkific.com.  

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The Ohio Affiliate of Prevent Blindness invites you to attend 

 a free Adult Vision Screening and HealthyEyes training program!

 

The Ohio Affiliate of Prevent Blindness invites you attend a free training program Tuesday, November 27, 2018 from 12:30-4:00 pm at the Clark County Public Library Southern Village Branch –1123 Sunset Ave., Springfield, OH 45505

Participants must live or work in Clark County. To register go to:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/8LHRL2N

 Adult Vision Screening Training: Half of all blindness can be prevented through early detection and treatment. Today, there are 1,259,000 older Ohioans affected by vision problems that if not detected and treated early, could lead to blindness. Because of the growth in the aging population, there will be more than 2.5 million Ohioans affected by vision-robbing conditions by the year 2030!

After completing the Adult Vision Screening Training Program, you will be able to:

Perform near and distance visual acuity screenings
Educate people about “aging eye” diseases and disorders
Describe Adult Vision Screening Guidelines Published by Prevent Blindness

Upon successful completion of the training, you will be nationally certified to provide adult vision screenings for three years and are eligible to receive FREE vision screening equipmentincluding: Adult Risk Assessment and Registration Forms, Near and Distance Visual Acuity Charts and assorted educational vision resources and brochures. 

After completing The HealthyEyes portion of the program, you will be able to:
Provide your professional and consumer constituent base with facts and information about what they
can do to prevent vision loss.
Provide presentations on accessing eye care resources
Educate others about age related eye diseases such as glaucoma, age related macular degeneration, cataract, and diabetic retinopathy
Teach the people you serve how to live a healthy lifestyle to preserve their sight

You will receive a Healthy Eyes Toolkit that contains a flash drive with several PowerPoint presentations. The toolkits also contain handouts, brochures, and questionnaires to support each of the presentations.

For further information, contact Laura Schwartz:   800-301-2020 ext. 112   [email protected]

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The University of Indianapolis offers an online Doctor of Health Science degree that provides occupational therapists and other health professionals with advanced knowledge and skills to positively impact health practices in today's complex societies. Graduates will be prepared to serve as leaders, advocates, educators, and scholars in health science.
 

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Click on the link below for online continuing education
http://www.onlinece.com/oota/

OOTA receives a residual fee for the classes you take through OnlineCE.com

 

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