Organizers of the Envision Conference through Envision University have announced that in 2022, they will return to an in-person conference experience with programs and opportunities for professionals in the field of vision rehabilitation.
Envision Conference will be held on May 19-21, 2022, at the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.
The Envision Conference is the first multidisciplinary conference dedicated to closing practice gaps and spreading the most up-to-date research, methodologies, and technology in the field of vision rehabilitation.
Now through February 15, program submissions are being accepted for clinical education, panel/symposia and research presentations.
Both submissions and participant registrations with discounted early registration rates can be made through the Envision Conference website at www.envisionuniversityevents.com/ConferenceEast2022
“Low vision professionals from around the world seek out Envision Conference for accredited continuing education opportunities they can’t find anywhere else,” Michael Epp, manager of professional education at Envision University, said in a company news release.
“The knowledge, perspective and peer connections that attendees gain from Envision Conference has a definite impact on the quality of low vision patient care worldwide.”
Envision Conference allows optometrists, ophthalmologists, researchers, occupational therapists, nurses, teachers of the visually impaired, government policymakers, manufacturers/vendors of assistive technology and others share knowledge, receive mentoring and gain access to the latest developments in research, assistive technology and crossover considerations in fields such as neurology and psychology.
Visit the virtual exhibit hall to learn about the newest in assistive technology and network with colleagues and industry professionals.
Continuing education credits are available for all sessions from organizations such as:
- The Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (COPE)
- American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
- Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation & Education Professionals (ACVREP)
- Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC)
Envision Conference is currently seeking intermediate and advanced content, particularly presentations, involving the following:
- Age-related macular degeneration; diabetes & diabetic retinopathy; glaucoma and rehab interventions; Neuro-visual deficits; Evaluating Pediatric vision loss and interventions; Vision loss with comorbid conditions
- Practice administration: coding and billing and staying updated on changes in reimbursement policies from Medicare
- Lighting, eccentric viewing, and new technology
- Keeping current on new research and tools in field (evidence-based practices)
- Referrals from other eye care professionals and/or other healthcare professionals
- Methods of diagnosis or treatment
- The need for national and international exchange of low vision evidence-based practices among individuals, groups, and institutions
- Competence in performing rehabilitation interventions
- Technology training for all age populations
- Recruiting more optometry, occupational therapy, vision researchers and special education students interested in LV
- Case studies demonstrating how assessments were performed, optic device chosen and why, how was magnification calculated, etc.
Complete details about Envision Conference, including a link to the submissions site, can be found online at www.envisionuniversityevents.com/ConferenceEast2022