Vision screenings are not required at a child’s school, so a proper vision screening at the pediatrician’s office is crucial for identifying vision problems early to help children see, learn, and play. To help ensure children are seeing clearly, Prevent Blindness Wisconsin offers Certified Children’s Vision Screener Trainings to pediatric office staff throughout Wisconsin.
The one-hour long training covers protocol set by the National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health and is recommended by the Wisconsin Early Childhood Collaborating Partners Healthy Children Committee’s Comprehensive and Aligned System for Early Childhood Screening and Assessment: Wisconsin’s Blueprint. At the training staff members will learn:
The training can be scheduled before clinic hours, over the lunch hour, or after clinic hours.
If you are interested in scheduling a training for your staff, please contact Shelby LaTona, Senior Community Health Manager, at [email protected] or (414)-765-0505 ext.103.