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Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2018-2019

Palm Beach State College

OPT2940 - Ophthalmic Medical Practicum 1 (AS)

Credits/Clock Hours:
2 credits (16 clinical hours)

This course is a supervised externship in an approved ophthalmological practice. The student will gain a working knowledge of the daily duties and responsibilities of an ophthalmic technician. Emphasis will be placed on the development of skills in refractometry, advanced tonometry, visual fields testing, and contact lens dispensing.

Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Ophthalmic Medical Technology AS degree program, OPT2800L (with a grade of C or higher)

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