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Ophthalmic Medical Assistant

Program: 31-516-4

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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. NWTC students take general studies courses at NWTC or online, and technical courses at LTC-Cleveland. Technical courses are 1 1/2 days per week in the Fall and 1 day per week in the Spring.


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Only attend classes 1 or 2 days a week!

The class schedule allows you to take summer classes online, attend class at LTC on Mondays (all day) and Thursdays (mornings only!) in the Fall, and attend class Mondays only in Spring. You will also be able to gain your clinical experience close to home.

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