Prevent Blindness Texas Screening Certification Training, Oct. 16, 2019 in Victoria

In Victoria, TX on October 16th a certification class will be provided at Webster Chapel United Methodist Church. We would love for the Lions to attend! Please feel free to share with your community partners, school nurses, or other volunteers who are interested in becoming certified. The class will cover the Vision Screening Training in accordance with the rules provided by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) for both adult vision screening and children vision screening. This course will also incorporate training on the Spot Vision Screener.

Date: October 16, 2019
Time: 10am-3pm
Location: Webster Chapel United Methodist Church, 45 S Wheeler St. Victoria, TX 77901

Automated screening is an optional method of screening that is especially useful for screening children. The Spot Vision Screener is a handheld, portable device designed to help users quickly and easily detect vision issues on patients from 6 months of age and up. The Spot screens both eyes at once from a nonthreatening 3-foot distance. The touch-screen display allows for one-touch activation, simple management of patient data entry, and easy configuration for both vision screening and auto-refraction applications.

Each newly trained children’s vision screener will be equipped with:

  • One (1) Texas approved Sloan Letter Chart.
  • One (1) Texas approved HOTV Chart Set.
  • One (1) Penlight to conduct Hirschberg Corneal Light Reflex Test.
  • Children’s Vision Screening Certification to participants who successfully meet specified training criteria. Certification is valid for five (5) years.
  • Spot Vision Screener Certification to participants who successfully meet specified training criteria.

Please note that Prevent Blindness Texas is a certified TDSHS instructor for the Children’s Vision Screener and Adult Vision Screener course.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact me at We hope to see you there!


Mariela Hernandez
Program Manager
Prevent Blindness Texas
2202 Waugh Drive
Houston , TX 77006
T  713-526-2559, ext. 109