Texas DSHS Vision Screening Basic Certification
***Texas DSHS Vision Screening Basic Certification is specifically for NEW or LAPSED certifications.***
Participants will be certified to conduct vision screenings within the school district as required by the State of Texas DSHS. Participants will receive an overview of rules and forms pertaining to school vision screenings in Texas. Participants will also receive updated information on the diagnosis and treatment of vision problems and abnormalities. Standards for screening tests and screener training courses are: individuals who have completed high school and who have successfully completed the department's vision or hearing screening course are eligible to be certified as screeners. This certification is active for five years, at which time a re-certification course must be taken (any time during that year) for the screener to perform screenings.
Trainings will be held only in person. No CEUs available.
Training is in alignment with COVID-19 Public Health Workforce Grant as it equips new and existing school health personnel by providing information / training / and skills necessary to meet requirements and effectively and efficiently fulfill job duties required of school health personnel.
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