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Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2018-2019

Palm Beach State College

OPT1330 - Introduction to Vision Care 1 (AS)

Credits/Clock Hours:
2 credits (2 lecture hours)

This course introduces the student to the field of ophthalmic medical assisting. Review of basic ophthalmic skills necessary in evaluating patients include history taking, visual acuity assessment, ocular motility and neuro-ophthalmic assessment. Ophthalmic terminology, use of electronic medical records for documenting findings, and developing a clear understanding of the psychology of patient interaction are presented.

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Ophthalmic Medical Technology AS degree program

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