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Ophthalmic Medical Assistant

Ophthalmic Eye Exam

Program: 31-516-4

NEW! This program is now Competency-Based.
  • CBE MemberCompetency-Based Education (CBE) is learning at your own pace by mastering competencies through demonstration. It is an academic model in which the time it takes to demonstrate competencies varies, while the expectations about learning are held constant. Students demonstrate mastery through multiple forms of assessment, often at a personalized pace. Once all competencies for this program have been assessed and mastered, students will earn their Technical Diploma.
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The Ophthalmic Medical Assistant program prepares students for employment in ophthalmic and optometric practices and in retail optical settings. Students apply technical skills to perform pre-screening and specialty testing, assist with dispensing glasses and contact lenses, and perform office management duties including maintaining patient information and billing and insurance processes.

This program is shared with Northeast Wisconsin Technical College and Gateway Technical College. NWTC and GTC students take general studies courses at NWTC, GTC, or online, and technical courses at LTC-Cleveland. .

Ophthalmic Medical Assistant

NOTE: To see the order of courses you will take for this program, please view the Program Sheet.

 

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NEW! This program is now Competency-Based.

CBE MemberCompetency-Based Education (CBE) is learning at your own pace by mastering competencies through demonstration. It is an academic model in which the time it takes to demonstrate competencies varies, while the expectations about learning are held constant. Students demonstrate mastery through multiple forms of assessment, often at a personalized pace. Once all competencies for this program have been assessed and mastered, students will earn their Technical Diploma.

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Salary data is derived from surveys collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and mapped to LTC programs using economic modeling software. As with any survey data, the wages presented here are prone to error and sampling bias. Educational decisions should not be entirely based on the data presented here. The wage data presented here is the median annual salary in the LTC District as reported by EMSI (Economic Modeling Specialists Intl.) Some people beginning work at jobs in these fields may find a higher or lower starting wage that what is reported here.