Blind and Low Vision Masterclass Series 2021

This series of 6 webinars will investigate and provide advice about specific eye conditions. You will gain a broad understanding of the visual system, the process of seeing, the impact of and the medical management of each condition.

Details

Course Code:   CPE21BLV-MC

Course Information

This series of 6 webinars will investigate and provide advice about specific eye conditions. You will gain a broad understanding of the visual system, the process of seeing, the impact of and the medical management of each condition. By the end of the session you should be able to:

  • describe which part of the visual system is affected
  • understand the impact that each eye condition may have on vision
  • describe clinical management strategies of each eye condition in simple terms that are meaningful to families

Topics and Dates:

12 March: Strabismus and eye movements disorders

13 May: Nystagmus

14 June: Cataracts and Glaucoma

16 July: Retinal Dystrophy

8 October: Albinism

5 November: Cerebral Vision Impairment

 

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This event addresses the following Standards from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers: 1.1.2, 1.2.2, 1.3.2, 1.4.2, 1.5.2, 1.6.2, 2.6.2, 3.2.2, 3.3.2, 3.4.2, 3.6.2, 4.1.2, 4.4.2, 4.5.2, 5.1.2, 5.2.2, 5.3.2, 5.4.2, 6.2.2, 6.2.6, 6.3.2, 6.4.2, 7.4.2. It fits within the Priority Area of Children/ Student with Disabilities. This event is evidence and research based.

Presenter

  • Sue Silveira
    Sue has over 20 years experience as a paediatric orthoptist and in an academic role. She has taught widely in the areas of paediatric eye disease and vision surveillance and vision screening. She is currently the chief investigator on the project which is developing and implementing the Australian Childhood Vision Impairment Register.

Location

Venue:  

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Description:

These are accessible and convenient to be viewed at any time. These sessions are presented by local staff at RIDBC, as well as national and international experts. If a course or webinar is accredited through either The NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA), formerly known as BOSTES, AG Bell or Audiology Australia, it will be indicated within the description of the webinar. If you are unsure and would like further information regarding accreditation, please contact Carla Silveira, Events and Administration Coordinator (carla.silveira@ridbc.org.au).

Tickets

Details Price Qty
Full Seriesshow details + $200.00 (AUD)  
Session 1: Strabismus and eye movements disordersshow details + $50.00 (AUD)  
Session 2: Nystagmusshow details + $50.00 (AUD)  
Session 3: Cataracts and Glaucomashow details + $50.00 (AUD)  
Session 4: Retinal Dystrophyshow details + $50.00 (AUD)  
Session 5: Albinismshow details + $50.00 (AUD)  
Session 6: CVIshow details + $50.00 (AUD)  
SPEVI Membershow details + $150.00 (AUD)  

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