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Prevent Blindness Children’s Vision Screening Training Course for Professionals in Public Health/Childcare/Educational Settings (School-Aged Children)

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The Prevent Blindness Children's Vision Screening Certification Course is appropriate for professionals in home visiting and early care and education programs, as well as in school, childcare, public health, and primary healthcare settings.

The course provides 5 contact hours for professional development.

The Prevent Blindness course content will meet the vision screening needs, for example, of:

  • Head Start Program Staff 
  • Medical Assistants
  • Nurses/School Nurses 
  • Public Health Nurses
  • Primary Healthcare Providers
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants in Pediatrics
  • Early Care and Education Staff
  • Home Visiting Program Staff
  • Community Volunteers 

Prevent Blindness offers certification in Children’s Vision Screening through two methods- via an in-person class arranged for a group or via an online course supported by video conference.

This version of our certification training course includes an additional lesson 9 covering topics relating specifically to screening school-aged children.

Please note, you will need to take a state-specific training class to become certified for children's vision screening in the states listed below. Please use the links to contact your state’s Prevent Blindness program.  

North Carolina

Please note: If you are purchasing multiple seats for a course, you will need to assign users to that course. After purchase, go to your My Learning tab. Click the "Manage Users" button to assign users to the seats you have purchased. For questions, email [email protected]

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