G. Patient's Counseling


1. Know the legal implications of visual loss.
2. Be able to counsel the visually impaired patient.
3. Be able to perform genetic counseling.


1. Definition of legal blindness(1)
2. Legal requirements for driving (visual) in the state in which you practice neuro-ophthalmology(1)
3. Counseling of the visually impaired patient(1) 

  1. Liaison with rehabilitation services (neurologic and for the visually impaired) 
  2. Liaison with a low vision service

4. Genetic counseling(3) 

  1. Principles of genetics, genetic testing, and genetic counseling

Proposed by the Curriculum of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (NANOS)

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