National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP)

Outlook Newsletter

In the Fall 2014 Outlook Newsletter:

Outlook is the electronic newsletter of the National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP). Outlook provides quarterly updates on eye health education, blindness prevention activities, and new resources and materials from NEHEP and its Partnership. Articles provided by NEHEP Partnership organizations do not necessarily express the views of NEHEP or the National Eye Institute.


Letter From the Chair of the NEHEP Planning Committee

Letter From the Chair of the NEHEP Planning Committee
In her last letter as chair of the NEHEP Planning Committee, Dr. Anne Coleman reflects on all NEHEP has accomplished.

Thanks for the Memories and Carry On

Thanks for the Memories and Carry On
As she prepares to retire, Rosie Janiszewski reflects back on her time with NEI and NEHEP.

NEHEP Welcomes National Hispanic Council on Aging to its Partnership

NEHEP Welcomes National Hispanic Council on Aging to its Partnership
The National Eye Health Education Program is pleased to welcome the National Hispanic Council on Aging to the NEHEP Partnership.

Set Your Sight on Healthy Vision During National Diabetes Month

Set Your Sight on Healthy Vision During National Diabetes Month
November is National Diabetes Month and NEHEP provides a variety of educational resources to help educate people with diabetes about taking care of their vision.

New Dilated Eye Exam Animation Video Available From NEI

New Dilated Eye Exam Animation Video Available From NEI
A new animation created by the National Eye Institute shows what a doctor sees during a dilated eye exam.

There’s an Infographic for That

There’s an Infographic for That
NEHEP has created a number of infographics to help spread the word about eye health.

New Evidence-Based Continuing Medical Education Credits on Eye Disease Available

New Evidence-Based Continuing Medical Education Credits on Eye Disease Available
NEI has announced new evidence-based continuing medical education credits that educate on eye conditions through expert interviews, grand rounds, online lectures, and more.

Ventanilla de Salud Partners with NEHEP to Promote Eye Health Education

Ventanilla de Salud Partners With NEHEP to Promote Eye Health Education
Ventanillas de Salud and NEHEP have joined forces to increase access to eye health information for Mexican Americans.

Healthcare Providers Can Team Up Against Diabetes

Healthcare Providers Can Team Up Against Diabetes
A new online resource created by the National Diabetes Education Program helps healthcare providers team who see patients with diabetes team up for better care.

Community Health Workers in the U.S.-Mexico Border Set Their Sights on Healthy Vision

Community Health Workers in the U.S.-Mexico Border Set Their Sights on Healthy Vision
The University of Texas at El Paso invited NEHEP to conduct a training workshop for its community health workers.


 New Ask a Scientist Videos From NEI

A Child’s Eye View: New Ask a Scientist Videos From NEI
NEI’s Ask a Scientist videos are a fun way to help kids learn about their eyes and about careers in science and vision.

New Health Literacy Resources Available from CDC

New Health Literacy Resources Available From CDC
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has added new resources to its health literacy website to educate and train health professionals and their colleagues

ASORN Nurses Travel the Globe To Educate

ASORN Nurses Travel the Globe to Educate
The American Society of Ophthalmic Registered Nurses (ASORN) has been traveling to far off places this past year to provide continuing education to nurses.

New Comprehensive Study Estimates Number of Eye Disease Cases, Costs

New Comprehensive Study Estimates Number of Eye Disease Cases, Costs
Prevent Blindness has released a new study estimating the costs and prevalence rates of eye diseases and conditions.

 American Association of Diabetes Educators

Featured Organization: American Association of Diabetes Educators
The American Association of Diabetes Educators is the leading association for diabetes educators, advocating on their behalf and for the patients they serve.

On the Road with NEHEP

On the Road With NEHEP
Join NEHEP for presentations at the American Public Health Association annual meeting in New Orleans, LA.

Let Us Know What You Think About Outlook

Let Us Know What You Think of Outlook
Let NEHEP know your thoughts of Outlook—what you find beneficial, ideas for content you would like to see, or suggestions for future issues.

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Outlook is the electronic newsletter of the National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP).  Outlook provides quarterly updates on eye health education, disease prevention activities, and NEHEP activities and materials.