OIB-TAC Weekly Brief: October 26, 2023

OIB-TAC Weekly Brief: October 26, 2023

Weekly brief OIB-TAC.

Save the Date: Next Webinar on November 17

Join OIB-TAC on Friday, November 17, at 2:00 PM Central for our next webinar titled Protecting Eyes From Strain and Injury!

Did you know eye strain can occur after only two hours at a computer and injuries to eyes can occur at any age? Join us to gain awareness about habits and direct factors that contribute to eye strain and injury in both clients and providers alike on a day-to-day basis. Learn techniques and strategies that can be utilized to adapt to the environment to protect your eyes and optimize visual functioning.

Presenter: Lindsey Angst, MS, OTR/L, CLVT

Click here to register for the webinar!

New Course from OIB-TAC for Occupational Therapists!

OIB-TAC is happy to announce the launch of a free, self-paced course for occupational therapists (OTs)! This course will introduce generalist OTs to basic eye anatomy, common eye conditions, compensatory strategies, courtesy guidelines, and the importance of collaboration with vision rehabilitation professionals. For any OT interested in providing more extensive services to patients with blindness or low vision, this course will provide resources about further opportunities for education and information on certification in vision rehabilitation.

Please note that continuing education credits are not available for this course.

Course Title: Care for Occupational Therapy Patients with Low Vision: A Model for Building Successful Partnerships

Course Instructor: Tara Olson, OTR/L, CVRT, COMS

We hope you will join us in spreading the word about this course to your community partners!

Click here for more information or to enroll in the course!

View OIB-TAC October Webinar On-Demand

Last week, Kendra Farrow, Project Director of OIB-TAC, gave an informative presentation titled Putting Adult Learning Theory Into Practice. A recording of the webinar is available to view on-demand on the OIB-TAC website.

Click here to view the webinar!

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