Video: Eye Health – Providing a Lens for LPNs

Regardless of age, eye health and vision problems can impact quality of life. Join Dr. Salma Kiani, OD, and learn what to watch for as a Licensed Practical Nurse in order to support patients and how early identification can reduce the risk impact and increase quality patient outcomes. Review information and potential issues with eye health at every stage of life, how to refer and find an optometrist, and how simple day-to-day steps can contribute to lifelong eye health and promote patient health and wellness.

In this video, learn:

  • The role and services provided by an Optometrist
  • How to identify common vision issues which contribute to a fall or risk for falling
  • About eye disease and the co-management of other illnesses/conditions
  • Strategies for Vision care/Fall prevention to promote patient safety

Resources and referrals to appropriate vision care health professionals are also provided in the video.

LPNs must consistently maintain and enhance their competence in nursing practice and be aware of strengths and areas in need of improvement. Continuing competence is essential in meeting the demands of evolving practice environments and patient needs.

Related – Professional Development Educational Resouces for LPNS


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