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COVD 2008 Applied Concept Course Acquired Brain Injury by Allen Cohen, OD

COVD 2008 Applied Concept Course Allen Cohen, OD - $149.00

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2008 Acquired Brain Injury Applied Concept Course on DigiVision :: 2 Full Days

Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) is an umbrella term that encompasses Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Cerebral Vascular Accident (CVA). Neuroanatomy will be presented as it is relevant to understanding the effects of injury on the visual system. Behavioral changes, the medical care systems, and literature reviewing the effectiveness of visual therapy in the ABI population will be discussed. This overview serves as the basis for the optometric management of ocular and visual consequences of ABI. Protocols for the evaluation of ocular and visual evaluations for ABI patients will be presented. Special accommodations for testing and treating these patients will be discussed. Treatment plans will be presented for: ocular disease, binocular and accommodative dysfunctions, ocular motor and fixation deficits, glare, photosensitivity, visual field and visual information processing defects. Effectively caring for this population is both an optometric and emotional challenge which employs the fullscope of optometric knowledge and skills.
The course will conclude with case presentations and in-depth coverage of factors that are of prime importance in the practice management of ABI patients including appropriate record keeping and billing procedures.

About Dr. Allen H. Cohen
Dr. Cohen is a graduate of Adelphi University and he received his Doctor of Optometry degree in 1965 from Pennsylvania College of Optometry. In addition to maintaining a private practice in Lake Ronkonkoma, New York, he is chief of Optometry Services at the Northport VA Medical Center and Professor of Clinical Optometry at the SUNY State College of Optometry.
Dr. Cohen is a Fellow of COVD and a Diplomate in Vision Training and Perception of the American Academy of Optometry Section on Binocular Vision and Perception. He is past president of the New York State Optometric Association and past chair of the AOA Binocular Vision and Perception Committee. He has published numerous papers and presented many lectures on the optometric rehabilitation of the head trauma patient and the diagnosis and treatment of functional vision problems.

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Lecture Series: College of Optometrists in Vision Development
Lecture Year: 2008
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Sku: COV-081WSS3

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