College of DuPage Offers New Eye Care Assistant Certificate Program
Nov 17, 2016 10:41 AM -
Students earning the new Eye Care Assistant Certificate program at College of DuPage will gain the skills for entry-level positions as ophthalmology and optometric assistants under the supervision of licensed eye care professionals. The program was recently approved by the Illinois Community College Board, and College of DuPage will seek accreditation for the new certificate through the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO). Upon receiving accreditation, students can sit for the national certifying exam, the Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA), administered by JCAHPO.