Undertaking vision screening tests

Introduction

Introduction

This section describes the procedures to be followed when undertaking a vision screening test such as Parr Letter-Matching or the Snellen Vision tests. This section will discuss:

  • Equipment
  • Planning for the screening tests
  • Notifying schools/preschools
  • Informed consent
  • Setting up the screening room
  • Preparing notification letters
  • Before leaving for the school/preschool
  • Arriving at the school/preschool
  • Hygiene procedures
  • Undertaking each screening test
  • Follow up action based on the results.