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Vision Care Technology, A.A.S.


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The Vision Care Technology program provides technical training in the field of Ophthalmology and Optometry.  Skills will include, but are not limited to working directly with physicians performing diagnostic testing, assisting in surgical and patient care. 

With this award, you  may seek jobs such as: 

Opthalmic Technician

Total Credit Hours Required: 60


Milestone Course(s)


*** denotes Milestone course(s)

A milestone course is a course that is critical for success in this program as determined by the Faculty of the Alamo Colleges District.

Additional Program Information


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.

Notes:


CIP Code: 51.1802

Major Code:VISC

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