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Upcoming events

    • 03 Oct 2019
    • 10:00 - 16:30
    • Henshaws, 4A Washbrook House, Lancastrian Office Centre, Old Trafford, Manchester, M32 0FP
    • 2
    Register

    This is a very practical training day.  It is delivered by Andrew Milller, lead Optometrist at Birmingham Focus.  The aim of the day is to boost participants' confidence in low vision therapy techniques.  The participant numbers are deliberately small to ensure the hands-on elements of the day give maximum chance to practice in small groups.

    Cost: £80       RWPN Members only

    Full day course - no lunch will be provided

    By the end of the session students should be able to:

    1. Understand the Low Vision Assessment process and the information required. (history and symptoms/acuity/calculating magnification need)

    2. Understand what Low Vision therapy is and why it is important(Posture/ Grip/Page Navigation/Eccentric Viewing/Steady Eye Strategy)

    3. Understand the types of near LVA’s available and how they work.

    4. Understand and demonstrate strategies for the use of Low Vision aids including posture, grip, focal distances, reading strategies, page navigation, EV and SE.

    5. General hints and tips for the teaching of the use of LVA’s.

    6. Measuring contrast sensitivity and understand the use of lighting and UV shields.



    • 04 Oct 2019
    • 10:00 - 16:30
    • Henshaws, 4A Washbrook House, Lancastrian Office Centre, Old Trafford, Manchester, M32 0FP
    • 3
    Register

    This is a very practical training day.  It is delivered by Andrew Milller, lead Optometrist at Birmingham Focus.  The aim of the day is to boost participants' confidence in low vision therapy techniques.  The participant numbers are deliberately small to ensure the hands-on elements of the day give maximum chance to practice in small groups.

    Cost: £80       RWPN Members only

    Full day course - no lunch will be provided

    By the end of the session students should be able to:

    1. Understand the Low Vision Assessment process and the information required. (history and symptoms/acuity/calculating magnification need)

    2. Understand what Low Vision therapy is and why it is important(Posture/ Grip/Page Navigation/Eccentric Viewing/Steady Eye Strategy)

    3. Understand the types of near LVA’s available and how they work.

    4. Understand and demonstrate strategies for the use of Low Vision aids including posture, grip, focal distances, reading strategies, page navigation, EV and SE.

    5. General hints and tips for the teaching of the use of LVA’s.

    6. Measuring contrast sensitivity and understand the use of lighting and UV shields.



Past events

19 Sep 2019 Scottish Conference 2019
15 Jun 2019 Low Vision Training
14 Jun 2019 Low Vision Training
15 Nov 2018 Teaching iPhones and iPads to Visually Impaired clients
05 Nov 2018 Teaching iPhones and iPads to Visually Impaired clients
15 Jun 2018 RWPN/BCU Annual Seminar and AGM
21 May 2018 Orientation and Mobility CPD Training - Durham
08 May 2018 Orientation and Mobility CPD Training (mobility aids) - Essex
20 Mar 2018 RWPN Rehabilitation Worker Scottish Conference
10 Oct 2017 Orientation and Mobility CPD Training - Greenock, nr. Glasgow
25 Sep 2017 Orientation and Mobility CPD Training - Bristol
21 Sep 2017 Orientation and Mobility CPD Training - Liverpool
13 Sep 2017 Smartphone & tablet accessibility for the less confident.
31 Aug 2017 Smartphone & tablet accessibility for the less confident.
27 Jun 2017 Smartphone & tablet accessibility for the less confident.
13 Jun 2017 Smartphone & tablet accessibility for the less confident.
09 May 2017 Smartphone & tablet accessibility for the less confident.
02 Mar 2017 Smartphone & tablet accessibility for the less confident.
06 Dec 2016 Orientation and Mobility CPD Training - London
07 Jul 2016 BCU/RWPN Annual Seminar
07 Jun 2016 Orientation and Mobility CPD Training - Exeter
18 May 2016 Orientation and Mobility CPD Training - Glasgow
30 Nov 2015 RWPN CPD Consultation & Outcome Measurement Event
26 Nov 2015 Orientation and Mobility CPD Training - Edinburgh
13 Nov 2015 RWPN CPD Consultation & Outcome Measurement Event
04 Nov 2015 Orientation and Mobility CPD Training - London
03 Nov 2015 Orientation and Mobility CPD Training - Oldham
24 Sep 2015 Orientation and Mobility CPD Training - Birmingham
09 Jul 2015 RWPN Annual Seminar
28 Nov 2014 BIOS Low Vision SIG Study Day
 

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