Vision Care Technician II (8398)
This certificate program is designed to provide students with the basic skills and knowledge to begin work as an ophthalmic/optometric assistant. The coursework will fulfill the requirements of the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) and prepare students to take the national examination administered by JCAHPO. Trained, experienced ophthalmic assistants who can demonstrate the right skills and knowledge should be able to pursue many exciting and respected career options or postsecondary study within the ophthalmic industry. Students must complete 1,000 hours of clinical experience, under the supervision of a licensed practitioner within 36 months of expected examination.
Duration: 36 / 280 Hrs
Suggested Grade Level: 11 0r 12