PBO’s FREE Children's Vision Screening Training Program meets the standards published by the National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health and is approved by the Ohio Department of Health.
Participants who successfully complete all aspects of the training may be eligible to receive free vision screening equipment, valued at $930, which includes the 5’ VIP Lea for screening visual acuity, the PASS2 for stereopsis screening, and the Good-Lite ColorCheck for color deficiency screening.
Through a grant awarded by the Ohio Department of Health (Save Our Sight Fund), Prevent Blindness, Ohio Affiliate offers free evidence-based training, certification and equipment for the July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022 period for individuals who screen children in preschool through first grade.
We have three modalities through which we provide this training: virtual (self-paced), live virtual and in-person.
If you are interested in participating in our children’s vision screening training, the first step is for you to register for the training by clicking on one of the training registration links below. Once you have registered, we will review your responses to verify your eligibility to participate in our training pursuant to our grant guidelines and deliverables. We will then get back with you.
VIRTUAL (SELF-PACED) TRAINING REGISTRATION
If you wish to register for the virtual (self-paced) version of the training, click www.surveymonkey.com/r/RBZMZYG
LIVE VIRTUAL TRAINING REGISTRATION
If you wish to participate in our live virtual trainings, please see below:
Friday, August 20, 2021 from 10am-1:30pm, click www.surveymonkey.com/r/LSTMMXP
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 from 10am-1:30pm, click www.surveymonkey.com/r/LRJV9HY
Friday, September 24, 2021 from 10am-1:30pm, click www.surveymonkey.com/r/LRFFTRH
**If none of the above scheduled live virtual training dates fit your schedule, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request scheduling a separate live virtual training.**
IN-PERSON TRAINING REGISTRATION
If you wish to participate in one of our in-person trainings, please see below:
If you have a group that needs to be trained. Please email email@example.com
CEUs FOR LICENSED NURSES
In addition, licensed nurses who complete all components of this training can obtain 4.0 credits of continuing nursing education. Prevent Blindness, Ohio Affiliate is jointly providing the activity in conjunction with Ashland University, Dwight Schar College of Nursing and Health Sciences.
The AU CONHS is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91).
Thank you for your interest and please let us know if you have any questions.
If you are interested in viewing a vision screening training demonstration on YouTube, please contact David Monder at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject "Vision Screening Training Demonstration".
Additional trainings are posted as they are scheduled. Check back often for the most up to date listing.
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