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Ophthalmic Assistant Training

Quick Course Facts

Course Description

Our course provides intensive training for ophthalmic technicians and assistants to meet continuing education requirements for professional development.

Topics covered may include:

  • History-taking
  • Visual fields
  • Topometry
  • Ophthalmic imaging
  • Clinical optics
  • Common ophthalmic procedures
  • Ophthalmic Tech Quiz Bowl

Professional Continuing Education Credit

The Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) has awarded this course 7 Group A JCAHPO credits.

JCAHPO does not sponsor this course. However, JCAHPO has reviewed our course for compliance with JCAHPO standards and criteria and has awarded continuing education credit accordingly. As a result, JCAHPO cannot predict the effectiveness of the program or assure its quality in substance and presentation. 

Course You Will Take

Check availability: Go to the Course Sections Offered by Term page and scroll down to Continuing Education Terms.

  • OPTS-2000 Ophthalmic Technician / Assistant Professional Development



Trinity River Campus

Health Care Professions Advising

Advising Resource Hub

TRCF 2101A

Advising by Appointment 

Fall & Spring Hours: Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday–Thursday: 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Updated July 29, 2019