La Crosse County Health Department
800 Main St.
La Crosse, WI 54601
The Children’s Vision Screening Training is designed to aid public health professionals, school nurses, pediatric/family practitioner staff, and volunteers to conduct sound preschool or school vision screening programs.
The training will include:
- Vision Screening Procedures
- Referral Criteria – established by Prevent Blindness – the nation’s leading authority on vision screening
- Information about common vision problems seen in children
- A training manual and handouts
By participating in the training, you will become certified by Prevent Blindness in children’s vision screening for a three-year period. If you have not been trained or recertified in the last three years, you should attend.
To register, call us at (414) 765-0505 or email us at [email protected] with the following information; Name, Organization, Phone Number, e-mail, date of training and location.
Prevent Blindness Organization offers a Certified Children’s Vision Screener position that provides free vision screenings at schools in rural and urban communities.