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Ophthalmic Technician Training

Ophthalmic Technician

Become an Ophthalmic Technician

Gain the theory and practical skills you need to work as an ophthalmic technician. As an entry-level ophthalmic technician, you will:

  • Conduct patient histories
  • Assist with eye exams
  • Set up and clean up exam rooms
  • Provide patient education

After successful completion of training, you will be eligible to register for the mandatory internship associated with course completion.

This course includes an online component as well as mandatory skills/lab sessions.

  • How to Register

    In order to register for this class, you must:

    • Meet with the division coordinator to show proof of high school diploma/GED (or pass a Math and English assessment test).
    • Pass a criminal background check.
    • Complete health forms required for patient contact.

    Please call Jennifer Bukowitz at 443- 518-4967 or Kathy Schultz at 443-518-4981 to schedule an appointment to obtain a registration form.

  • Scheduled Course for the Upcoming Term

    Fri, Sat, Sep 22-Nov 18

    Orientation on Sep 22, 9 am-12 pm in the Health Sciences Building, Room 264
    10.cc0 CEUs.
    Cost: $1,225

    To register for the course, please follow the steps outlined above under “How to Register.”

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