Caring for Patients with Special Needs: Visual Impairments
OVERVIEW:

This program identifies common symptoms and causes of vision loss. It demonstrates practical strategies for teaching visually impaired individuals and assisting them to adapt to new environments.

OBJECTIVES:

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.
Price: $299.00 USD

Product ID: CLP027
Media: DVD
Year: 2011
Duration: 19:00 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Special Interest
 
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