Caring for Patients with Special Needs SERIES: Visual Impairments
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2003, 2008, Updated 2011

1. Define low vision and blindness.
2. Recognize the incidence of visual impairment.
3. Know the causes of low vision and blindness (diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, glaucoma).
4. Realize effects of visual impairment on daily functions.
5. Know the impact of hospitalization on the visually impaired patient.
6. Be able to assess patient on admission.
7. Be familiar with the following nursing interventions for the hospitalized patient with visual impairment: Promoting safety; Orienting the patient to the immediate care environment; supporting independence in activities of daily living; and providing education for follow up needs.

 
Educational Packet:
 
The educational packet includes: program descriptions, learning objectives, complete course outlines, discussion questions, post-viewing multiple-choice questions, blank answer sheets, glossary, appendixes, bibliography and sign-in sheet.
 
Cost:
 
$30 for 3 contact hours (1 hour per program), payable by credit card (Master Card, Visa, American Express, Discover Card). 
 
Process:
 
In order to earn the contact hours, participant must view the programs, study the accompanying written materials and successfully complete the included tests. A passing grade of 80% is required. Completed Answer Sheets and Sign-In Sheet with credit card information to must be mailed to:

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Price: $299.00 USD

Product ID: CLP027
Media: DVD
Year: 2011
Duration: 19 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Special Interest
 
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