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Ophthalmic Technician Assistant Training

Ophthalmic Technician Training

Become an Ophthalmic Technician Assistant

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

Courses are currently unavailable but will return for future terms soon. For information on upcoming Ophthalmic Technician Assistant Training, contact Kathy Shultz at kschultz@howardcc.edu.
    
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