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Health Careers Education
HL00353
Vision Care Assistant Techniques
45.00
Instruction and laboratory exercises in this course will correlate to basic and advance ocular examination techniques.
Lara Skaggs
405.743.5106
lskag@okcareertech.org
1.Demonstrate understanding and proficiency in the following skills:
- history taking
- visual acuity measurement
- cover/uncover test
- extraocular muscle testing
- confrontation visual field testing
- color vision testing
- lensometry
- amsler grid testing
- exophthalmometry
- dry eye testing
- drop/medication instillation
- interpupillary distance
- color vision testing
- eye patching/dressings/shields
- administering and recording specific drops and oral meds
2. Demonstrate understanding of how to incorporate skills in a preliminary examination in an efficient manner.
3. Demonstrate knowledge and proficiency in the following skills:
- pupillary assessment
- tonometry
- retinoscopy
- refraction/over-refraction
- visual field testing
- slit lamp evaluation
- anterior chamber depth assessment
- a-scan measurement
- pachymetry
- lash epilation
- punctal plug insertion
- aseptic technique
- in-office procedures
- sterilization procedures
-fluorescein angiography
4. Demonstrate understanding of how to incorporate skills in a preliminary examination in an efficient manner.


Vision Care Technician - CTTC

--aligns with the JCAHPO Certified Ophthalmic Assistant

http://www.okcareertech.org/testing/Skills_Standards/Health_Career_Cluster.htm
Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in
Ophthalmology
Ophthalmic Medical Assistant: An Independent Study Course, 4th ed.

The Ophthalmic Assistant, 7th ed. Stein & Slatt
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Career Majors That Sequence This Course
Career Cluster Pathway Career Major
Health Science Therapeutic Services Vision Care Assistant
Health Science Therapeutic Services Vision Care Certified Assistant
Health Science Therapeutic Services Vision Care Certified Technician
Health Science Therapeutic Services Vision Care Technician