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Chapter 2 Pupils Subchapter 3 Health and Safety of Pupils Article 4 Vision Testing Acceptable Course in Vision Testing   

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An acceptable course in vision testing is one that provides the following:

(a) Basic knowledge of the structure, normal development, and function of the eye and common anomalies of vision and factors influencing visual performance.

(b) Basic knowledge of signs and symptoms suggesting eye difficulty.

(c) Techniques and procedures in administering optotype and color vision tests. Such techniques and procedures shall include training in the following:

(1) Establishing tests rapport with pupils.

(2) Seating of pupil and placing of equipment.

(3) Providing adequate lighting conditions for the testing situation.

(4) Recording test results.

(5) Referring pupils in need of follow-up.

(d) Practice in administering optotype and color vision tests under the supervision of a duly qualified supervisor of health.

Authority cited:

Education Code 33031


Education Code 49452

(Amended by Register 2004, No. 33)