Vision Screening Course
Duration: 1 Day
Time: From 10:00 to 16:30
Payment: 2 weeks in advance (Non- refundable but transferable to next course)
Venue: Alberton TBA – Contact Office
Lunch: Provided by lodge
Cost: R1 250
Payments: Full payment due 2 weeks before commencement of course. Candidates will only be allowed to participate after full settlement of their accounts.
Vision Screening in Mines and Industry forms an important sector of Occupational Health, as it serves to identify individuals having difficulties with poor visual acuity, colour and depth perception. The effects of these shortcomings attribute to unsafe high risk factors causing accidents, lack of concentration and poor performance in the work place.
In schools and universities the emphasis might be placed on lack of concentration and poor performance. Currently vision screening is not compulsory and employees or learners might have their own eye care practitioners or optometrists whom the rather prefer.
Vision screening must only be seen as an entry level investigation procedure to identify individuals in need of referral for a comprehensive eye examination.
The Course Consists out of:
• Physics of Light
• Anatomy and Physiology of the Eye
• Assessment of Visual Acuity
• Colour Perception
• Rules as stipulated by the HPCSA