This home study and office practice program provide individuals who are currently employed by an Ophthalmologist the opportunity to further their understanding of the scientific principles of optical eye care and enhance their career path. As the Ophthalmic Assistant program is accredited by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel, this program is well-suited to prepare Ophthalmology students to write the certification exam. From the respective time of registration, learners have 24 weeks to complete HSCI 102 and 24 weeks to complete HSCI 104. As such, students need not interrupt their full-time ophthalmic employment.
SAIT's Ophthalmic Assistant program is accredited by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel.
All candidates must be employed by an ophthalmologist and must continue employment with the ophthalmologist for the duration of the program.
|COURSE NAME||COURSE CODE||OFFERED|
|Ophthalmic Assistant I||HSCI-102||Online|
|Ophthalmic Assistant II||HSCI-104||Online|
School of Health and Public Safety