OPT 101 Introduction to Ophthalmic Technology

The Introduction to Ophthalmic Technology, the students gain knowledge about the eye, learn about testing and vocabulary used in the field.

OPT-101 Introduction to Ophthalmic Technology

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Course Description: 

Introduces the roles and responsibilities of health care professionals directly involved in vision care. Provides an overview of the comprehensive medical eye examination, including documentation protocol, units on ophthalmic terminology, and abbreviations. Also discusses career options and key elements of medical ethics for ophthalmic medical personnel.

Acceptance into the Ophthalmic Technician Program, BIO 134 or both BIO 233 and BIO 234 all with a C or higher.