Hearing screening is required by CEC through 10 th grade; many school nurses likely made the assumption that vision screening was also required through 10 th grade. Block included the Tumbling E only because the 2005 Guidelines included the Tumbling E.
While a district may certainly choose to continue vision screening through the 10 th grade, the CEC mandates that it take place only through the 8 th grade. A: The National Expert Panel to the National Center for Children s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness recommends the PASS Test 2 (Preschool Assessment of Stereopsis with a Smile 2) when stereoacuity testing is required or desired. You should remove the Tumbling E from your vision screening protocol, unless your new Guidelines mandate that you use Tumbling E. Begin at the top line and ask the child to identify the first optotype on each line until the child misidentifies the optotype.
Filed wc denied their IME came back with different results.
I asked my doc for a 2nd opinion, he said yes and gave me the referral.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FROM THE 2/5/15 Seeing Eye to Eye with New Vision Screening Requirements Webinar hosted by School Health Corporation for California School Nurses.
If you do not see your specific question, similar questions were grouped and answered as one question. A: California Educational Code (CEC) has specified that vision screening take place through the 8 th grade and has never required vision screening at the 10 th grade level.
Repeat the process with the right eye occluded and the right side of the chart, moving from right to left to prevent memorization.
Q: Do you think these new screenings will be better than a more comprehensive eye exam performed by an eye Dr.?
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