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Focusing on Vision Health in Nursing: From Research to Practice
March 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
About this Event
Jonas Philanthropies, known for investing in health matters where they can make the most impact, is as synonymous with Vision Health as it is in Nursing and Veterans Healthcare. Join us for a robust panel presentation by leading experts in vision.
- To determine the current state of vision health in the field of nursing.
- To analyze why vision health is important to assess in caring for children and adults.
- To identify how healthcare treatment and diagnosis can be improved through assessments of vision health.
- To determine how to increase awareness of vision health in the field of nursing.
Althea Hicks, EdD, MPH, Grants and Programs Manager at JNVH
3:05 Opening Remarks
John Jonas , Vice President, Jonas Philanthropies + Lead, Jonas Vision Health program
3:15-3:25 JNVH Alumni Point of View
Frances Peterson-Burch, PhD(c) RN BSN BA, JNVH Alumni Scholar , University of Pittsburgh, Genetics and Age-Related Macular Degeneration
3:10 JNVH Scholar Point of View
Valicia Philibert, RN, MSN, CNL, RAC-CT, Jonas Scholar and PhD Candidate, CUNY Graduate Center, Bronx VA Medical Center
3:25-3:30 JNVH Vision Grant Presentation
Jesse Sneath, Warby Parker Partnership “Pupils Project”
3:30-4:15 JNVH Vision Panel Session
Stephen A. Ferrara, DNP, FNP-BC, FAAN, FAANP, Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs at Columbia University School of Nursing + Interim Executive Director, Jonas Nursing & Veterans Healthcare
Pamela Cacchione, PhD, CRNP, BC, FGSA, FAAN, Associate Professor of Geropsychiatric Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
Yocheved Shira Kresch, OD, MS, FAAO, Instructor of Optometric Sciences, ( in Ophthalmology) Edward Harkness Eye Institute ; Jonas Children’s Vision Care Clinician
4:15-4:25 Question and Answers