Visual Rehabilitation and Traumatic Brain Injury - OT15

Visual Rehabilitation and Traumatic Brain Injury

What Occupational Therapists Need to Know

by Brooke Murtaugh, OTD, OTR/L, CBIS
OT15
(4.3 / 709 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Occupational Therapy (0.10 AOTA CEU)

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Summary:

Visual changes after a brain injury can pose problems that may be misunderstood as cognitive or emotional in nature. OTs working with clients who are recovering from TBI should be prepared to consider the impact of visual irregularities on everyday activities of daily living, and to participate in developing an interdisciplinary plan of care related to neurologically based visual impairments. 

Objectives:

The objective of this continuing education program is to provide OTs with information regarding vision deficits related to traumatic brain injury and the assessment of vision skills post-TBI, to develop a plan of care, and to foster an interdisciplinary approach to treatment of neurological vision deficits. After you study the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Identify vision deficits related to TBI.
  • Explain and demonstrate the importance of vision screening.
  • Describe the efficacy of an interdisciplinary approach to vision rehabilitation.
 
Content Level: Intermediate
Instructional Method: Online Course — Narrative
 
Content Focus
Domain of OT: Performance Skills
Domain of OT: Context and Environment
 

Accreditation Information

 
This course is intended for occupational therapists. 
 
OnCourse Learning is an approved provider of continuing education for occupational therapists by the American Occupational Therapy Association. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
 
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy (provider # FBN 50-1489).
 

Course Originally Released on: 1/13/2012
Date of Most Recent Review: 1/13/2012
Course Termination/Update Date: 1/13/2015

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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Mary S - Miami, FL  ·  Jan 04, 2019
Good general over view
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Diana R - Littleton, CO  ·  Dec 15, 2018
Very good review of visual pathways and their relationship to neurological vision rehabilitation. Would have liked more ideas for visual rehab activities for the various visual deficits encountered post TBI, but will do more study on my own.
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Audra L - Austin, TX  ·  Nov 07, 2018
Good with generalities, but more information re: testing and treatment would be beneficial.
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Jeanette C - Dallas, TX  ·  Nov 05, 2018
this module broke down the importance of OT assessing vision post TBI
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Margaret M - Montrose, CO  ·  Nov 04, 2018
Good overall information but would like to learn exercises specific to various visual deficits.
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