Discussion workshop: Living with low vision - a different perspective
This CPD session is designed to allow you to discuss with other eye care professionals the potential obstacles experienced by patients living with low vision. This session has been designed to look at living with low vision from the patient’s point of view, and to discuss the optical and non-optical solutions and resources that are available for us as professionals to potentially recommend. Within this CPD you will have the opportunity to use your problem solving skills as well as communication techniques to facilitate your patient’s independence, and also gain insight from other professionals’ experiences to provide patient centred care in your practice.
To be able to actively listen to patients with low vision to appreciate how this impacts their daily experiences
To be able to effectively communicate with low vision patients and highlight the positive benefits low vision support services provide
To identify suitable management strategies including optical, non-optical and alternative solutions for patients living with low vision.