Product Detail

Improving Visual Processing at Any Age:
DVD Video
$219.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 4+ hours   Instructions
Length:
5 hr 56 min
Details:
Multi-disc video recording with electronic manual and instructions
Author:
CATHY D STERN, O.D., FCOVD, FCSO, FNORA
Publisher:
PESI Inc.
Copyright:
6/8/2018
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV020950
Objectives
  1. Describe the visual skills needed for optimal visual processing
  2. Comprehend the impact of visual problems on performance and learning
  3. Implement up-to-date screening tools for patients with visual symptoms
  4. Define the role of the optometrist as a member of a multidisciplinary team
  5. Integrate a program for visual brain training
  6. Apply new techniques to improve visual performance that can be quickly and easily incorporated into your therapy
Outline
ESSENTIAL VISUAL SKILLS FOR SCHOOL, WORK, PLAY, AND MORE
  • Eyesight vs. visual processing?
  • Our two-track visual system
    • What is it?
    • Where is it?
  • Eye tracking, focus flexibility, and eye coordination skills
  • Building up visual stability, visual stamina, and speed of processing
VISION DIRECTS ACTION
  • Can my hands and feet do what my eyes see?
  • Reduced falls, accidents, and sports injuries
  • Faster recovery from concussion and brain injury
COMMON FUNCTIONAL VISION DISORDERS
  • Oculomotor dysfunction
  • Accommodative instability
    • Convergence insufficiency
EXPERIENCE THE EFFECTS OF IMPERFECT VISUAL SKILLS FOR LEARNING

EXPERIENCE THE IMPACT OF VISUAL PROBLEMS ON EVERYDAY PERFORMANCE

CUTTING-EDGE VISION SCREENING – A HANDS-ON LEARNING OPPORTUNITY
  • Visual Screening Tools for:
    • Convergence
    • Visual tracking
    • Focus flexibility
    • Depth perception
  • Go beyond vision acuity
BENEFITS OF THE MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM
  • How to refer
  • Who to refer
    • The role of the behavioral optometrist
  • What they can do for my patient
VISUAL BRAIN TRAINING
  • Techniques you can apply now!
  • Ways to enhance visual tracking and convergence
  • New techniques to improve visual processing and visual integration
  • Enhancing processing speed, attention, visual memory, and sensory integration
  • How to apply the concept: Think Faster, Learn Better, Work Smarter
Author

CATHY D STERN, O.D., FCOVD, FCSO, FNORA

Cathy D. Stern, O.D., FCOVD, FCSO, FNORA is a behavioral optometrist with specialized training for treating learning-related vision problems, computer vision syndrome, neurological vision problems following brain injury or stroke and sports vision training. She has extensive experience working with children and adults with learning problems, ADD/ADHD, dyslexia, cerebral palsy, autism and the multiply challenged. She also works with adults following traumatic brain injury and with athletes of all ages.

Dr. Stern has presented national and international workshops for physicians, optometrists, teachers, psychologists, occupational, physical and speech therapists and other professionals who work with special populations. She is a Fellow in the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (FCOVD), the College of Syntonic Optometry (FCSO) and the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association (FNORA). Dr. Stern is state director of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development, past vice-president of the College of Syntonic Optometry, Massachusetts key person for the AOA Sports Vision Section and a past reviewer for the Journal of Behavioral Optometry. She recently published the chapter  Photophobia, Light and Color in Acquired Brain Injury in Vision Rehabilitation edited by Penelope Suter and Lisa Harvey. Dr. Stern maintains a private practice in Canton, MA limited to vision therapy and vision rehabilitation.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Dr. Cathy Stern maintains a private practice. She is a speaker who receives an honorarium for PESI, Inc. She is a speaker who receives an honorarium for Education Resources Inc. She is an instructor who receives compensation for the College of Syntonic Optometry. Dr. Stern was a contributing editor for Vision Rehabilitation (CRC Press), writing the chapter Photophobia, Light and Color in Acquired Brain Injury.

Non-financial: She is the Massachusetts State Director of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development and receives no compensation.
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Educators/Teachers
This course consists of 5.75 self-study clock hours. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

Illinois Educators:
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Indiana Educators: 5.0 Professional Growth Points are available for full attendance of this self-study package per the Indiana Department of Education standards.

Montana Educators: This self-study package is offered for 5.0 Renewal Units. PESI, Inc. is an Approved Renewal Unit Provider with the Montana Office of Public Instruction.

New Jersey Educators, Administrators & Education Services Personnel: 5.5 Actual Professional Development Hours (self-study). MEDS-PDN, powered by PESI, Inc., is a registered New Jersey Professional Development Provider with the NJ Dept. of Education.

New York Educators: PESI, Inc. is an approved sponsor of CTLE with the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) Office of Teaching Initiatives. Provider #23567. This self-study activity will qualify for 5.75 Approved Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) Hour(s), in the area of Pedagogy. Hours are based on full attendance. Board required certificates will be sent after the program.

Texas Educators: PESI, Inc., has been approved as a CPE Provider #500-981 for Texas Educators by the Texas State Board for Educator Certification (SBED). This self-study package qualifies for 5.5 CPE clock hours.


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants - Credit Available Until: 6/8/2020
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PESI, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #: 3322. This self-study course qualifies for 5.5 self-study contact hours or .55 CEUs in the Category of Domain of OT and Occupational Therapy Process. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Course Level: Introductory, Category 1: Domain of OT. Expires: 6/8/2020.

Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistant:
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PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 5.9 continuing education credits.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants
This self-study course consists of 5.75 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. CE requirements for physical therapists vary by state/jurisdiction. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.

California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants:
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PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This self-study lecture qualifies for 5.75 continuing competency hours.

Illinois Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270. This self-study course qualifies for 5.5 CE credit hours.

New York Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department, State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This self-study course qualifies for 7.1 contact hours.

Texas Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: This self-study activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #2106032TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. This activity will provide 5.75 CCUs. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Other Professions
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Audience
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Educators