COMING SOON! Optometric Assisting
Length 1,080 hours Admissions Contact
Arilee Still, Guidance
727-893-2500 ext 2523 | email@example.com
Instructor - TBD
727-893-2500 ext | @pcsb.org
Flyer COMING SOON! Program Costs COMING SOON!
Mission: The mission of this program is to prepare students for employment as optometric assistants, opticians (dispensing), or other healthcare support workers.
Program H170705 consists of a planned sequence of courses.Foundations of Vision Care - Course OPT0720 (102 Hours) - Content includes knowledge of the healthcare delivery system; legal and ethical responsibilities; communication and effective use of interpersonal skills; health and vision concepts; understanding of prescriptions; workplace safety and security procedures; infection control procedures; response to emergency situations; information technology applications in the vision care office; and, employability skills.
Optometric Assistant 1 - Course OPT0721 (336 Hours) - Content includes business management techniques; and, delivery of optical devices.
Optometric Assistant 2 - Course OPT0722 (642 Hours) - Content includes basic ocular anatomy and physiology; reporting and recording patient information; procedures used in visual testing; special procedures; and, contact lenses.
Distance Education: Not available at this time.
Industry Certification: TBD
Minimum Satisfactory Academic Progress Requirement: 70%
Minimum Attendance Requirement: 70%
Basic Skills Entrance/Exit Requirements: Student's competency in reading, math and language is pre-assessed, using the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE). Required basic skills grade levels are: Reading-11, Math-9, and Language-11.
Program length and costs are approximate, and subject to change.