An Ophthalmic Assistant is a person who works with an Ophthalmologist or Optometrist to provide patient care by performing many different eye related clinical functions. Their work provides the ophthalmologist/optometrist with important information to help diagnose and treat patients. This training will provide the technical information in the classroom to secure a job as an Ophthalmic Assistant. Some basic "hands on" skills with equipment will also be covered.
As a Pharmacy Technician you will help the pharmacist package or mix prescriptions, maintain client records, refer clients to the pharmacist for counseling, assist with inventory control and purchasing, as well as collect payment and coordinate billing. This course consists of 80 hours of classroom instruction. Upon successful completion graduates will be eligible to apply for registration as a Pharmacy Technician in Virginia and be prepared to take the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam.