MVCTC preps students for role in healthcare


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Miami Valley Career Technology Center is proud of the recent Adult Education Eye Care/OphthamicTechnician Program Graduates, Shown, from left, are Amy Davis (Eaton), Katrina Agers (Englewood) and Madison Cook (New Madison).

Miami Valley Career Technology Center is proud of the recent Adult Education Eye Care/OphthamicTechnician Program Graduates, Shown, from left, are Amy Davis (Eaton), Katrina Agers (Englewood) and Madison Cook (New Madison).


ENGLEWOOD – Miami Valley Career Technology Center Adult Education has announced students who are the most recent Eye Care/Ophthalmic Assistant Program graduates.

On Dec. 11 MVCTC recognized the four graduates of this in-demand program. The graduates received their MVCTC Career Passport in front of family, friends, and staff members during the ceremony held in the MVCTC Student Activity Center.

The Eye Care Assistant program trains the Ophthalmic Assistant to become a key member of the healthcare team and provide quality eye care to patients in eye care facilities. Job responsibilities taught included obtaining vision measurements for glasses, administering eye exercises, taking medical histories, providing contact lens instruction, conducting diagnostic tests, and learning office management procedures. Students will prepare to take the Certified Ophthalmic Assistant Examination.

The graduates completing the program were: Katrina Agers (Dayton), Aliyah Burke (Englewood), Madison Cook (New Madison), and Amy Davis (Eaton).

They will be taking their Certified Ophthalmic Assistant examination soon. This certification allows for higher starting wages and better career advancement. Half of these students are already employed.

The next MVCTC Adult Education Eye Care/Ophthamic Technician Program starts on Jan. 6, 2020.

This program is 44-weeks in length, with evening classes and financial aid available for those that qualify.

Miami Valley Career Technology Center is proud of the recent Adult Education Eye Care/OphthamicTechnician Program Graduates, Shown, from left, are Amy Davis (Eaton), Katrina Agers (Englewood) and Madison Cook (New Madison).
https://www.englewoodindependent.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/26/2019/12/web1_ctc-program-1.jpgMiami Valley Career Technology Center is proud of the recent Adult Education Eye Care/OphthamicTechnician Program Graduates, Shown, from left, are Amy Davis (Eaton), Katrina Agers (Englewood) and Madison Cook (New Madison).

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Learn more about the Eye Care/Ophthalmic Assistant Program at http://www.mvctc.com/ae/programs/career/ot.

Learn more about the Eye Care/Ophthalmic Assistant Program at http://www.mvctc.com/ae/programs/career/ot.