274962 Infant Development and Visual Function in the First Year of Life

Monday, October 29, 2012 : 3:25 PM - 3:40 PM

Marianne M. Hillemeier, PhD, MPH , Health Policy and Administration, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Infant development involves many aspects but vision is often the missing link. This course will raise the awareness of the need to do vision assessment at an earlier age to minimize the impact of issues during development and throughout life

Learning Areas:
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Provision of health care to the public

Learning Objectives:
Discuss the several entities involved in the process of overall infant development. Demonstrate the link to vision in this process. Explain the need to thoroughly assess visual function as it relates to development.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have multidisciplinary training in maternal and child health, and conduct research on disparities in health and health care access among children and families.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.