Ophthalmic Medical Assisting - Curriculum

The Ophthalmic Medical Assisting curriculum prepares individuals to perform ophthalmic procedures under the supervision of a licensed physician specializing in ophthalmology.

Course work includes lecture, laboratory, and clinical training in ocular measurements; ocular testing; lensometry; administering topical and oral medications; eye care; and caring for instruments.

Graduates are employed in medical institutions, clinics, or physician practices. Graduates may qualify as candidates to take the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel, Ophthalmology National Certification Exam.

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Ophthalmic Medical Assisting - Contact

Faculty Advisor

Kim Byron-Barnes

Program Chair - Ophthalmic Medical Assisting


Office 209, Biotechnology and Medical Simulation Center, Rocky Mount Campus
(252) 823-5166, ext. 533