Training Programs
 Continuing Education
 Community Education
 Basic Studies
 General Education
 Online Courses
 Transfer Options
 Worker Retraining

Program Outcomes

Graduates of the Ophthalmic Assistant program will be able to:

  • Obtain employment in a variety of eye-care settings.
  • Display professionalism in their appearance, job performance, and ability to work as a team member.
  • Pass the national JCAHPO Ophthalmic Assistant Certification Exam with 80% or better.
  • Identify anatomy and common diseases and disorders of the eye, orbit, and adnexa.
  • Practice within the professional and legal parameters of an Ophthalmic Assistant.
  • Follow the processes and perform the duties for clinical support.
  • Perform patient screening and proper documentation with understanding of medical terminology, acronyms, symbols, and abbreviations.
  • Provide patient services, including education and current community resource information.
  • Identify and access professional organizations and continuing educational resources.


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