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Ophthalmic Assistant Program

Course number : NCHL610    Section Number : 14
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CourseGraphic This 58-hour certificate program will introduce the student to the basic knowledge needed for a career in ophthalmic medical assisting. This growing field is one in which the assistant works independent of the ophthalmologist preparing patients for their eye exam. Topics to be covered include: anatomy & physiology of the eye, medical terminology, ocular disease pharmacology, as well as, hands-on skills. Some classes will be held in the offices of local ophthalmologists. Ophthalmic experience or medical assisting background is desirable, but not necessary. This course will provide the foundation of knowledge regarding the basics required for all healthcare practices and an in depth understanding of ocular anatomy, and physiology, diseases and treatments as well as pointed histories, pharmacology and basic skills.

Class Details

18 Session(s)
Weekly - Thu

NA - Online

Darlene Bocash-Winn 



Please read:  This course is offered at no cost to qualified candidates. Individuals interested in enrolling in this program should call 508-751-7900 for application requirements.

Class Fee 


Registration Closes On
Thursday, October 19, 2023 @ 12:00 AM

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Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
10/19/2023 - 2/15/2024 Weekly - Thu 05:30 PM - 09:30 PM N/A - Online Darlene Bocash-Winn