Student Doctor VT 101 Course

Doctor VT 101 Course discounted for optometry students and residents

Our online Student Doctor VT 101 course is the same course as the Doctor 101 course just discounted for students and residents. It is designed to provide foundational concepts and a basic knowledge of vision therapy. Many students do not feel prepared to start practicing vision therapy after school. This curriculum will help fill in the gaps and help solidify some of the concepts you've learned in class.The course has over 50 videos, 5 hours of total curriculum. Additionally over 20 different vision therapy activities are taught for you to use with patients.

Some concepts may feel very basic, as this course was originally designed for newly hired vision therapists. However, many doctors have remarked on how helpful these courses have been to them.

Unlike the therapist course, there is not a COVT mentor, oral or written exam. It also does not come with a certificate.

This course is only intended for students currently enrolled in a college of optometry. Licensed Doctors of Optometry have different pricing. This course is also not intended for vision therapists. We require greater guidance for vision therapists to use our curriculum. For more information about our online vision therapist training program, please go here. For more information about our course for licensed optometrists, please go here

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Your Instructor

Dr. Benjamin Winters, OD, FCOVD
Dr. Benjamin Winters, OD, FCOVD

Dr. Winters is board-certified in vision development and vision therapy. In 2010, he started a vision therapy center in Yakima, Washington. He has since helped in starting 3 other vision therapy clinics. During this process he helped train over 30 vision therapists from the ground up. His advocacy for children that struggle with life-altering developmental vision problems has included over 100 lectures in colleges, professional groups, parent groups, and schools. He is one of the founders of Building Vision, a non-profit that raises awareness and funds for individuals struggling with these vision problems and which has given free screenings to almost 1000 children in the Yakima area.

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