Vision Care Technician
- Perform various vision and diagnostic tests
- Assist ophthalmologists with patient procedures
- Utilize advanced vision care equipment and resources
Apply online at tulsatech.edu. Applications can also be obtained in the counseling offices on any of the campuses; at the Career Services Center located on the Memorial Complex; or by calling 918.828.5000.
Prior to the start of the clinical practicum, students must:
Undergo a criminal background check including sex offender registration as required by the Oklahoma Child Care Facilities Licensing Act that requires individuals providing care to children under the age of 18 to be free of any criminal history that would indicate a potential for violent abuse against another person. Information provided on the criminal background check may impact student clinical eligibility.
Provide verification of immunizations through vaccination records, titer (blood test) results, or declination statements. A list of specific immunizations may be obtained through the Health Sciences Center by calling 918.828.1216.
Have a current American Heart Association CPR for the Healthcare Provider card.
Provide transportation to clinical sites.
Adult students must pay a liability insurance fee for clinicals. This fee is charged for each Tulsa Tech fiscal year (July 1st to June 30th).
Adult students must pay a drug screening fee for clinicals. The drug screening is required for all students and will be completed sometime before clinicals.
Adult students must pay a fee to participate in the online immunization tracking system.
Students will be required to maintain a grade of "C" or better in each transcript course in order to be eligible to attend clinicals.
NOTE: Fees associated with the requirements above are included in tuition/fees/books section.
Graduates of the Vision Care Technician program will be prepared to take certification exams for the C.O.A. (Certified Ophthalmic Assistant). Students must notify the Vision Care program instructor when clinical hours are completed.
Tulsa Tech builds partnerships with business and industry in the Tulsa area to find opportunities for work-based experiences and student placement. For more information, contact our Career Placement Services at email@example.com or visit tulsatech.edu.
High school senior or adult and basic computer literacy
Tuition, fees, career majors, courses and hours are subject to change without notice.
All Tulsa Tech students (high school and adult) may have the opportunity to receive college credit upon completion of their program. Our College Relations office will work with students regarding the benefits of Prior Learning Assessments (PLA) toward an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree or a technical college certificate at area colleges. For more details call the College Relations office at 918.828.5000.
Plan of StudyPlan of Study
Adults / 5-6 months
Day: 8 A.M. - 2:50 P.M.
Class Starts: August 17, 2017
Contact Info Center at 918.828.5000 for start dates.
OMP Clinical Roles
Ocular Anatomy & Physiology
Ocular Disease and Ocular Pharmacology
Optics and Vision Correction
In Office Procedures
Core Medical Terminology
Clinical Practicum I
Clinical Practicum II
Clinical Practicum III
Estimated Tuition, Fees and Books
Estimated Tuition, Lab & Required Fees: $3,340.00*
Additional Required Costs: $746.95**
*High School students living in the Tulsa Tech School district are not charged tuition.
**There may be additional required cost as defined in the program handbook. Tuition, fees, career majors, course and hours are subject to change without notice.
**There may be additional required costs as defined in the program handbook. Tuition, fees, career majors, courses and hours are subject to change without notice.
For information concerning working conditions, physical requirements, employment and job outlook please refer to the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/.
Salary information can be found at The Occupational Information Network (O*NET) Resource Center at http://www.onetonline.org/.
O*NET_SOC Code: 29-2057