Ophthalmic Technician Assistant Training
Gain the theory and practical skills you need to work as an ophthalmic technician assistant. As an entry-level ophthalmic technician assistant, 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, mandatory skills/lab sessions, and 40-hour clinical rotation..
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.
For registration information email NonCreditAlliedHealth@howardcc.edu
Enroll in Courses
This hybrid course is a combination of online and in-person training.
Please Note: You must take both the Ophthalmic Technician Assistant Training [XH-580] and Ophthalmic Technician Assistant Clinical [XH-581] sections to receive a completion certificate. 10.0 CEUs. No refunds seven days before start date.
For registration requirements, please see "How to Register" above.
You will spend one week working in an Ophthalmic office in this clinical internship. No refund seven days prior to start date. 4.0 CEUs.
Please Note: You must take both Ophthalmic Technician Assistant Training [XH-580] and Ophthalmic Technician Assistant Clinical [XH-581] sections to receive a completion certificate. No refund seven days prior to start date.
** Tuition and fees not eligible for waiver for XE courses.
(S) = Supplies needed. Instructor will provide list at first class.
(T) = Textbook recommended or required. Purchase at HCC Bookstore or online before first class.
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