Full course description
Introduction to Best Practices for Older Individuals who are Blind Programs: The purpose of this course is to acquaint Older Individuals who are Blind (OIB) program staff with the concept of best practices and the relevance of the best practices concept in the OIB field. This course has three major learning objectives:
- Identify the definitions of best practice, effective practice, and evidence-based practice
- Describe the elements that make up best practices for Older Individuals who are Blind (OIB) programs
- Recognize current strategies of the Older Individuals who are Blind Technical Assistance Center (OIB-TAC) and identify best practices in the OIB program
This is available for CRC, ACVREP, and NBPCB credit.
The following are supported screen reader and browser combinations for this course:
- Macintosh: VoiceOver (latest version for Safari)
- PC: JAWS and NVDA (latest version for Firefox)
Internet Explorer is not supported.
The course shows a start date, but that is simply the date the course was made available to the public. They are self-paced. So, there is not an end date. You can enroll at any time.
This course was developed by the National Research & Training Center on Blindness & Low Vision (NRTC) at Mississippi State University. We are the only national center funded to conduct research related to employment for people with blindness or low vision, and training and technical assistance for the federal Older Individuals who are Blind program. As a national center of excellence, we offer resources on a variety of topics for service providers, businesses, and persons with vision loss on our websites:
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