OPT-101: Introduction to Ophthalmic Technology (2020-2021)

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Intro to Ophthalmic Technology
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Introduces the roles and responsibilities of health care professionals directly involved in vision care. Provides an overview of the comprehensive medical eye examination, including documentation protocol, units on ophthalmic terminology, and abbreviations. Also discusses career options and key elements of medical ethics for ophthalmic medical personnel.

Acceptance into the Ophthalmic Technician Program, BIO 134 or both BIO 233 and BIO 234 all with a C or higher.
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2019 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.