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Ophthalmic Medical Technology (AS)

Program Learning Outcome #1
Demonstrate knowledge of ophthalmic medical, surgical, anatomical, physiological, microbiological, pathological, and pharmacological terminology with appropriate verbal and non-verbal communication in an ambulatory care setting- private medical practice, hospital, or outpatient facility.

Program Learning Outcome #2
Demonstrate knowledge and competency of industry-standard clinical examination, procedural skills, and ophthalmic medical assisting technology, in an ambulatory care setting.

Program Learning Outcome #3
Demonstrate the ability to comprehend and apply aseptic techniques required by a ophthalmic medical and surgical technician.

Program Learning Outcome #4
Demonstrate the knowledge and skills required for evaluating pre- and postoperative surgical procedures.

Program Learning Outcome #5
Demonstrate appropriate legal, ethical, action and behavior, using knowledge of patient psychology and patient education skills in an ambulatory care setting.

Program Learning Outcome #6
Recognize and relate the importance of professional recognition and career development by staying connected to professional organizations, continuing education, and examination for Certified Ophthalmic Medical Assistant, (COA), Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technician (COT), or Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT).

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