Introduction to Vision Care   [Archived Catalog]
2012-2013 Catalog [Aug. 2012-Aug. 2013]
   

OPT 1330 - Introduction to Vision Care


This course introduces the student to the field of ophthalmic medical assisting. Introduction to basic ophthalmic skills including history taking, visual acuity assessment, ocular motility and neuro-ophthalmic assessment. Basic ophthalmic terminology, documentation and the psychology of the patient are presented.
Prerequisites: Acceptance to the Ophthalmic Technician program.
Degrees Offered: A.S.

Credit Hours:3. 
Contact Hours: 3.