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Eyes on Access: Comprehensive Vision Services in Health Centers

 


Eyes on Access: Comprehensive Vision Services in Health Centers

Workshop 2:  June 9 from 3:00 – 4:30 pm ET
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Hosted by the National Association of Community Health Centers, the Association of Clinicians for the Underserved, and Prevent Blindness.


The National Association of Community Health Centers, the Association of Clinicians for the Underserved, and Prevent Blindness are offering a two-part webinar series for health centers to learn strategies and models of investment from vision care experts and peers from health centers across the country.

Workshop Overview


Part 2. Eyes on Access: Steps for Integrating Comprehensive Eye Health and Vision Services into Health Centers
Time/Date: June 9, 2022, 3:00 – 4:30 PM ET
This session is approved for 1.5 online AAFP elective credits.*

Part 2 will review the operational activities necessary to implement or enhance vision services in a health center. Learners will review planning factors such as provider configuration, cost, volume and supervision.

Learning Objectives – Participants of this virtual workshop will:

  • Increase knowledge about the levels of comprehensive vision services integration into FQHCs and look-alikes through peer education.
  • Enhance skills for start-up of vision services in FQHCs (including School Based Health Centers and look-alikes) and
  • Raise awareness of the operational components (i.e. overhead; provider configuration to balance quality, supervision, cost, vision versus medical insurance coverage, volume) needed for vision services integration.

Presenters:

  • Ashley Anderson Burns, OD, Director of Optometry, Coastal Family Health Center
  • Susan A. Primo, OD, MPH, FAAO, Professor of Ophthalmology, Director, Optometry Services, Low Vision, Emory Eye Center
  • Debi Sarma, OD, Public Health Optometrist in the Greater Boston Area
  • Kristin White, OD, Director of Optometry, Mact Health Board Inc.

Registration: https://bit.ly/3DownAB

For more information, email trainings@nachc.org.

**To receive CME credits, the American Association of Family Physicians (AAFP) requires that attendees join the virtual event live as well as complete a set of evaluation questions. The evaluation questions will be made available to you immediately after the webinar. You will receive a CME certificate within 2-3 weeks after the event. For more information on receiving CMEs for these events, please contact Luke Ertle, Program Director, Association of Clinicians for the Underserved, at lertle@clinicians.org.


Archived Session Recordings

View the April 28, 2022 archived recording: Part 1. Eyes on Access: Introduction to Comprehensive Vision Services in Health Centers.


This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 with individually noted percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.

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