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
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.
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.
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 (email@example.com).
with payment by: