Product Detail

Innovative Vision Rehab Strategies for PTs, OTs, & SLPs
DVD Video
$219.99 USD
$131.99 USD
Now Available For Preorder
This item is expected to ship 4-6 weeks after the event on December 13, 2019.
Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 4+ hours   Instructions
Details:
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
ROBERT CONSTANTINE, OTR/L
Publisher:
PESI Rehab
Copyright:
12/13/2019 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV063880
Objectives
  1. Identify the latest advances in vision rehab and their implications for PTs, OTs, and SLPs.
  2. Demonstrate a comprehensive assessment, identifying and differentiating root causes of vision deficits and related functional impairment.
  3. Demonstrate the most effective interventions available for managing vision deficits, restoring function, and improving safety.
  4. Outline multidisciplinary strategies that combine multiple interventions for better outcomes.
  5. Design effective, innovative plans of care for a wide range of vision diagnoses and functional impairments.
  6. Apply the assessments and interventions discussed in this seminar to a series of interactive case scenarios.
Outline
How Vision Deficits Create Unseen Therapy Roadblocks with…
  • Neurological disorders
    • Stroke
    • TBI
    • Parkinson’s
  • Balance, posture and gait
  • ADLs
  • Reading, communication and cognition
Hands-On Lab: Spot Vision Deficits Early to Avoid Progress Plateaus
  • Vision anatomy and its impact on function
  • Understanding your patient’s vision complaints and history
  • Comprehensive vision assessment, step-by-step
  • Adapt and improve therapy using assessment findings
Hands-On Lab: Game-Changing Vision Rehab Interventions
  • Practice proven techniques you can use immediately to:
    • Increase safety during ambulation and transfers
    • Reduce falls
    • Reduce dizziness and motion sensitivity
    • Improve posture and gait
    • Improve compliance with home exercise programs and prescriptions
    • Improve performance of ADLs
    • Improve reading and communication
    • Increase functional independence
    • Improve depth perception
    • Eliminate double vision
    • Improve peripheral awareness
    • Expand visual fields
How to Combine Multiple Approaches More Effectively for Better Outcomes
  • Functional compensation strategies
  • Visual accommodations
  • Visual field scanning
  • Binocular vision exercises
  • Optical lenses
  • Prism adaptation
  • Cataract surgery
Hands-On Lab: Design Advanced, Innovative Plans for Care for Your Patients
  • Practice effective strategies for resolving functional deficits caused by:
    • Blindness
    • Macular degeneration
    • Glaucoma
    • Diabetic retinopathy
    • Presbyopia
    • Retinitis pigmentosa
    • Double vision
    • Cataracts
    • Visual field cuts
Case Studies: Put Knowledge to Practice
  • Case study 1: Correctly select the root cause of impairment
  • Case study 2: Problem solve a complex vision impairment and develop an effective treatment plan
  • Case study 3: Navigate pharmacological side effects and comorbidities
  • Case study 4: Adapt a standard plan of care for a legally blind patient
  • Case study 5: Overcome barriers to effective strategy implementation
Maximize Your Reimbursement
  • Coding and billing updates for vision rehabilitation
  • Justify therapy with the right progress measures
  • Avoid denials and audits with these tips
Author

ROBERT CONSTANTINE, OTR/L

Robert Constantine, OTR/L, is an expert in visual and neurological rehabilitation with over 20 years of experience guiding patients to recovery from visual disorders that result from brain injury, stroke, and developmental delays. He is a member of the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association, a unique interdisciplinary organization that brings together the tools of optometry, occupational and physical therapy to improve outcomes for patients with neurological diagnoses.

Mr. Constantine is the only occupational therapist to be a member of the High Performance Vision Associates, an elite group of sports vision optometrists. As such, he has participated in sports vision screenings at IMG Academy, Hendricks Motorsports, and on the LPGA tour. He also developed and marketed drag-racing specific glasses that have been successful in NHRA Sportsman drag racing, in addition to his work with elite NHRA racers, golfers, and sporting clays champions. For more information about Mr. Constantine, visit his blog, VisionRehabOT.com, where he shares information and updates about vision therapy.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Robert Constantine has an employment relationship with Pearl Nelson Center. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Robert Constantine has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits

CE Information Coming Soon
Continuing education credit information is coming soon for this non-interactive self-study package.

CEs may be available for select professions, as listed in the target audience. Hours will be dependent on the actual recording time. Please check with your state licensing board or organization for specific requirements.

There may be an additional fee for CE certificates. Please contact our Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.

**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

Audience
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Speech Language Pathologists
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners