If you want to learn how to lead eye health education sessions in your community, we have the training resources to help you.
Keep Vision in Your Future: Glaucoma Toolkit
The Keep Vision in Your Future: Glaucoma Toolkit provides information about glaucoma and features a PowerPoint presentation and many fact sheets that you can use as handouts. The speaker’s guide includes directions to help you prepare for the presentation and notes and instructions for each slide in the presentation. The kit is available in English and Spanish and can be downloaded.
Living With Low Vision Educational Module
The Living With Low Vision Educational Module provides everything health educators need to conduct educational sessions about low vision, the benefits of vision rehabilitation services, and where to get more information. The speaker’s guide provides talking points and recommendations. The kit is available in English and Spanish and can be downloaded.
See Well for a Lifetime Toolkit
The See Well for a Lifetime Toolkit provides resources to help educate older adults about eye health. Each module features a PowerPoint presentation and tip sheets that can be used as handouts. The speaker’s guide includes directions to help you prepare for the presentation and notes and instructions for each slide in the presentation. The kit is available in English and Spanish and can be downloaded.
Diabetic Eye Disease
Advances in the treatment of diabetic retinopathy: Paradigm shifts in patient care and education
This webinar—jointly presented by the National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP) and the National Eye Institute-funded Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network (DRCR.net)—discusses the latest advances in the treatment of diabetic retinopathy.
Straight talk: Diabetic eye disease in communities
This webinar provides an overview of diabetic eye disease and the real impact it has among people with diabetes.
Using the Diabetes and Healthy Eyes Toolkit in Indian country
This training webinar, co-sponsored by NEHEP and the Indian Health Service, is for community health representatives and describes how diabetes affects the eyes and how community health representatives can use the Diabetes and Healthy Eyes Toolkit to address diabetic eye disease in their communities.
Preventing vision loss and blindness: What people with diabetes know about their eyes
This webinar provides an overview of vision complications associated with diabetes; knowledge of diabetic eye disease, sources of eye health information, and health information preferences of people with diabetes; and resources available to help you educate people about preventing vision loss and blindness.
Eye health knowledge of people at higher risk for glaucoma
This webinar provides an overview of glaucoma and presents key findings from focus groups, including perceptions of the importance of eye health, eye health practices, level of knowledge of glaucoma, sources of eye health information, and health information preferences.
Living with low vision: How you can help
This webinar helps providers determine whether someone is having vision problems and where to turn for information and assistance. It also covers how to address depression, anxiety, and confusion, which are often associated with vision loss.
Going blind and going forward
This webinar discusses how to use the film Going Blind as a tool to open the lines of communication among blind people and people with visual impairments and eye care providers, low vision specialists, and the general public. The discussion also shows how to raise awareness about vision rehabilitation services and devices and encourages people to seek help.
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Enhancing eye health among Hispanics/Latinos webinar
This webinar highlights research conducted with Hispanics/Latinos and includes an overview of the prevalence of eye diseases and conditions among this population. It also includes nationwide focus group results about their knowledge of eye disease, preferred sources of information, and more.
Veo, veo (I see): Understanding the eye health education needs of older Hispanics/Latinos
As people age, their risk of eye disease and vision loss increases. This is especially true among Hispanics/Latinos, who are at higher risk for glaucoma and other age-related eye diseases and conditions. This webinar discusses what healthcare and other professionals can do to help educate Hispanic/Latino older adults about eye health and what they can do to protect their vision.