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Vision Care Assistant
After completion of the Health Careers Core Curriculum (Technology Center) core students in this major will learn about major body systems with an emphasis on the interaction of these systems and ocular anatomy and physiology. Students will also learn about common ocular abnormalities and disease processes along with eye care medications and their uses. They will also learn the basic concepts and principles of office practices and procedures including maintenance of diagnostic and vision care equipment. In addition students will also learn about ocular examination techniques, basic optics and refractive error correction, and contact lens types and their appropriate wear and care regimen.

Students will practice in a variety of settings as chosen by the instructor. Upon completion of this course, students will have experience and skills necessary to become employed in a vision care setting.
Hours Course Code Course Title Actions
225.00 HL00032 Health Careers Core Curriculum (Technology Center) View Course
45.00 HL00342 Core Medical Terminology View Course
120.00 HL00046 Anatomy and Physiology View Course
15.00 HL00169 Core Healthcare Provider CPR and First Aid View Course
30.00 HL00181 Introduction to Vision Care View Course
45.00 HL00031 Ocular Anatomy and Physiology View Course
45.00 HL00182 Ocular Disease and Ocular Pharmacology View Course
45.00 HL00094 Vision Care Practice - Front Office View Course
45.00 HL00352 Vision Care Practice - Introduction to the Back Office View Course
45.00 HL00353 Vision Care Assistant Techniques View Course
45.00 HL00354 Optics and Vision Correction View Course
45.00 HL00086 Critical Thinking in the Vision Care Practice View Course
45.00 HL00095 Contact Lenses and Vision Care Dispensing View Course
30.00 HL00355 Vision Care Instrument Maintenance View Course
75.00 HL00460 Vision Care Clinicals Intro View Course
Campuses Approved For This Career Major
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Kiamichi Technology Center Talihina Vision Care Assistant View Approved Career Major