Start Your Career as an Ophthalmic Assistant

Posted on 8/16/2017 2:06:30 PM

Ophthalmic Assistant performing a medical test on a patientOphthalmic assistants assist ophthalmologists with patient care including pre-testing, data entry, conducting medical testing, and training patients on insertion, removal, and care of contact lenses. Maintenance and calibration of equipment and ordering of supplies are other duties of the position.

The IUP Office of Extended Studies, in partnership with World Education, is offering this 270-hour, noncredit certificate program for adults seeking to prepare for or enhance their skills as an ophthalmic assistant.

Find out more at World Education : search “ophthalmic assistant.”