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    St. Philip's College
   
 
  Dec 12, 2017
 
 
    
St. Philip’s College Schedule/Catalog 2016-2017 [Archived Catalog]

Vision Care Technology, A.A.S.


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The Associate of Applied Science degree in Vision Care Technology will train students to assist ophthalmologists and optometrists in examining and treating patients with vision problems, vision disorders, and eye diseases. Training will include instruction in taking patient histories, administering directed treatments and topical medications, diagnostic test procedures and equipment operation, anatomical and functional ocular measurements, patient care and instruction, ophthalmic and surgical equipment maintenance, safety and sterilization procedures, and office administrative procedures. 

Graduates from the program will assist ophthalmologists by performing ophthalmic clinical functions such as, administering eye exams, administering eye medications, and instructing the patient in care and use of corrective lenses.
 

Total Credit Hours Required: 60


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CIP Code: 51.1802

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