• General

    US24894 v1: Undertake vision screening tests with children

    Welcome to Undertake vision screening tests with children (US 24894 v1, Level 3, Credits 4), one in a series of online courses especially developed for technicians in Vision and Hearing Screening.

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    Take the time to go through the following sections before starting on the activities. Read the sections and make notes as you go.


    • Getting started

      Getting startedIntroduction

      Vision and hearing screening tests provide a quick and effective way to identify children who may have ear and eye problems and require further assessment or treatment.

      There are a number of screening tests that you may be required to undertake in your role as a Vision and Hearing Technician. These tests include:

      • tympanometry screening.

      • audiometry screening.

      • vision screening.

      What will I learn about?

      This course will look at vision screening tests with children.

      The other two screening tests, tympanometry screening and audiometry screening, are looked at in US24892 and US24893, another course in this series of online courses.

      How do I use this content?

      • Make notes to identify the important ideas.

      • Take your own notes.

      • Complete activities as you go through the content and make a note of your answers.


      • Contents and activities

        Contents & activitiesHow do I use this content?

        • Read through each of the content areas below.

        • Make notes to identify the important ideas in the content.

        • Take your own notes (using your journal).

        • Complete the activities as you go through the content and make a note of your answers.


      • Completing US 24894

        You must be enrolled with Careerforce as a trainee in the National Certificate in Community Support Services (Vision and Hearing Screening) (Level 3) to complete the assessment for this unit standard and gain credit for it. Refer to the vision and hearing screening page of the Careerforce website for more information about enrolling in this qualification.

      • Creative Commons

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