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F-7: Vision Therapy


Nathan Steinhafel, MS, OD, FAAO (no relevant financial relationships to disclose)


This lecture will provide the physical therapist, athletic trainer, and
occupational therapist with the training tools to better understand the
role of oculomotor pathology through vision therapy rehabilitation
and orthoptics. Training for vergence disorders, as well as oculomotor
dysfunction such as pursuit and saccadic abnormalities will be
discussed through evidenced based research. A must-have list of
vision rehabilitation techniques will be discussed, including step by
step protocols and video demonstration.



Educational Level





Pre-recorded Lecture

Target Audience

Sports Medicine Physicians, Primary Care Physicians, Nurse
Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Clinical Psychologists,
Neuropsychologists, Registered Nurses, Physical Therapists,
Occupational Therapists, Athletic Trainers

F-7: Vision Therapy

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, the learner will be able to:

Identify important principles to vision therapy.

Recognize and utilize training techniques for vergence
disorders and oculomotor dysfunction.

Discuss common vision rehabilitation techniques.

Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to participate in an ImPACT Training Workshop
that you have paid for you may request: (i) a refund, but only if you
provide lmPACT with at least three (3) calendar days notice in
advance of the workshop; (ii) reschedule to participate in another
workshop of equal or lesser value; or (iii) substitute someone to
participate in the workshop in your place. If you provide notice to
ImPACT fewer than three (3) calendar days in advance of the
workshop, you may reschedule to participate in another event of
equal or lesser value or substitute someone in your place, but you
cannot receive a refund. All cancellations and refund requests
must be submitted by the purchaser to lmPACT Applications, Inc.
and emailed to

Completion Policy

Learners must view the course in its entirety to be issued a
statement of credit.

Achievement of

Learning objectives are assessed within the post-course evaluation
that is emailed to participants following completion of a course.


Participants who have special needs are encouraged to contact
program organizers so that all reasonable efforts to accommodate
these needs can be made.

Other Disclaimers

The purpose of this course is not to promote goods or services.
There are no outside sponsors for this course.

F-7: Vision Therapy

Continuing Education Credits
Athletic Trainers

ImPACT Applications, Inc. (BOC AP# P3429) is approved
by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing
education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible
for a maximum of 2.00 Category A hours/CEUs. ATs
should claim only those hours actually spent in the
educational program.

Physical Therapists

At this time ImPACT is not able to offer pre-approved continuing
education credits to physical therapists for this course. You will
receive a certificate of attendance for each of our courses with
contact hours listed. Review your state laws to determine if this
training can be applied toward continuing education without


At this time, ImPACT is not able to offer AMA PRA Category 1
Credits. You will receive a certificate of attendance for each of our
courses with contact hours listed. Review your local, state, and
national Medical Society laws to determine if this training can be
applied towards AMA PRA Category 2 Credits. Click here for more
information on the AMA PRA Credit System.

Other Healthcare

At this time ImPACT is not able to offer continuing education
credits to occupational therapists, psychologists, registered
nurses, or other healthcare professionals. We are in the process
of applying to be able to offer credits to as many disciplines as
possible and hope to have the ability to offer credits at future
training events.

F-7: Vision Therapy

Nathan Steinhafel, MS, OD, FAAO

Doctor Nathan Steinhafel obtained his Optometry degree from the Southern
California College of Optometry and completed his residency at the University of
Alabama-Birmingham in pediatric optometry and binocular vision, where he also
served as a clinical instructor. He also holds a Master’s degree in Neuro Physiology
from Brigham Young University. He specializes in the treatment of amblyopia,
strabismus, visual sequelae of traumatic brain injury, and vision therapy and
rehabilitation. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and has served
as clinical masked examiner for the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group. He is a
member of the American Optometric Association, the Academy of Optometry, and
the Neuro Optometric Rehabilitation Association. He is currently in private group
practice in Wexford Pennsylvania and affiliated with The Watson Institute and
UPMC’s Sports Medicine.