Eye Care Assistant Certificate

Curriculum OPH.EYE.CERT (C451A)

This program will prepare individuals to be qualified to work at the entry-level in a variety of eye care settings. Employment opportunities are excellent due to an increase in the use of support personnel in eye care and a rising demand for ophthalmic services. Eye Care Assistants work under the direction of the optometrist or ophthalmologist and graduates could seek employment in private or group practice settings, clinics, hospital ophthalmology departments or commercial eye care facilities.

Semester One

Credit Hours

 

AHL 101

Essentials of Medical Terminology

1

 

EYE 100

Introduction to Eye Care

2

 

EYE 101

Ocular Disease

3

 

EYE 110

Ophthalmic Skills I

4

 

 

 

10

Semester Two

 

EYE 105

Optical Principles

3

 

EYE 120

Ophthalmic Skills II

4

 

EYE 130

Ophthalmic Office Procedures

2

 

 

 

9

 

 

Total credits required

19

See EYE course descriptions.

Note: A minimum grade of "C" is required as a prerequisite for each EYE course.

Coordinator: Debra Baker, Ext. 3442; Email: debrabaker@triton.edu

Gainful Employment

The information provided in the link below is available to assist students in making informed choices about their education and career.

http://www.triton.edu/GE_Certificates/EyeCareAssistant_Certificate_C451A.html

For more information about Gainful Employment, visit the Triton College Financial Aid Office, located in the Student Center Building, Room B-216W, or send an Email to: finaid@triton.edu.