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This home study and office practice course provides individuals who are currently employed by an ophthalmologist the opportunity to further their understanding of the scientific principles of optimal 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. Learners have four months to complete Part I and four months to complete Part II, without having to interrupt their full-time ophthalmic employment.
Program Type Occupational
Credential Type Non-Credential *
Length 1 Year(s)
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education Only
- Distance Learning Only
* Certificate of Achievement
All candidates must be employed by an ophthalmologist and must continue employment with the ophthalmologist for the duration of the program.
Courses are available by distance delivery only.
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Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available
Updated July 23, 2019. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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