Center for Excellence in Newcomer Health Webinar

Vision Screening for Newcomer Children and Adults

Thursday, June 15, 2023
1 – 2 p.m. ET | 12 – 1 p.m. CT | 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. MT | 10 – 11 a.m. PT


  • Understand the importance of healthy sight to support life in the U.S.
  • Describe the evidence-based vision screening methods and tools adapted for newcomer populations.
  • Identify at least two approaches used to effectively refer children and adults for follow-up vision care.
  • Identify two to three vision screening resources.


Donna Fishman, MPH
Director; National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health, Prevent Blindness


Bruce Moore, OD
Co-Chair; Children’s Vision Massachusetts Coalition
Member; National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health
Professor Emeritus; New England College of Optometry

P. Kay Nottingham Chaplin, EdD
Education and Outreach Coordinator, National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health, Prevent Blindness

Laura L. Schwartz, M.Ed
Special Projects Coordinator; Prevent Blindness (Ohio)

David Monder
Vice President of Programs and Government Affairs; Prevent Blindness (Ohio)


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Minnesota Medical Association and Minnesota Department of Health. The Minnesota Medical Association (MMA) is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Minnesota Medical Association designates this live internet activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other participants will receive a proof of attendance document from MDH following completion of a post-webinar evaluation and are responsible for determining if this training meets CE criteria for their professional organization.

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The Center of Excellence in Newcomer Health is supported by NU50CK000563 (MN) from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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