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The first batch of the IVI Faculty Support Program in collaboration with LVPEI was conducted in Binocular Vision from 13-25 July 2015 at LVPEI-KAR campus.
Ms Sona Komalam- Faculty, Ahalia School of Optometry, Palakkad attended the 13 day program facilitated by Dr Shrikant Bharadwaj- Scientist & Associate Director- Optometry, LVPEI.
The program agenda included curriculum scheming, assessment patterns, possibility for research in binocular vision for faculty as well as students and much more. It also covered a range of topics from an academic perspective in binocular vision identifying the available resources, lecture delivery methods and observation and various evaluation patterns.
â€œI am thankful to IVI and LVPEI for providing me with this wonderful opportunity. I am definitely pleased about various observations and discussions relevant to binocular vision that happened during the program. Programs like FSP are a must for optometry faculties as they provide active learning and have a facet of classroom learning that is logical and standardized. Many thanks yet again.â€- Sona Komalam- Assistant Professor, Ahalia School of Optometry, Palakkad, Kerala
The program had been awarded 20 CE points by the Optometry Council of India.
IVI acknowledges the support of Brien Holden Vision Institute Foundation and Optometry Giving Sight in funding the program