Prerequisites

Prior to enrolling in Ophthalmic Medical Assistant - Eye Care Training, you must have completed the specified prerequisites (if you have not taken a prerequisite, you can click on the catalog code link to see a list of upcoming course sections):

AHS521    HIPAA Privacy Training
Learn about required privacy standards that govern all healthcare personnel in uses and disclosures of protected health information (PHI).

HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, is covered in this online course and is required for all students before their clinical externship to ensure they are informed of the legal aspects of health information confidentiality.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Describe protected health information
- Discuss the identifiers that reveal a patient's identity
- Explain the difference between intentional and unintentional disclosure
- Describe when you are allowed to release protected health information
- List patient rights under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

NOTE: This class is MANDATORY for students in the following programs: Medical Coding, Ophthalmic Assistant, Medical Receptionist, Unit Secretary, Medical Physician Practice Clerk, Medical Insurance (BOB625, BOC504, BOC664, BOB691, BOC796, BOC801, BOB868, BOB817, BOB763, BOC534).

AOT515    OSHA Guidelines
Do you know the effects of OSHA rules and regulations? Learn how the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) affects the workplace. Review the key provisions of the OSHA guidelines and provisions of the standard in order to limit occupational exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials (OPIM). This ruling covers all employees who have the potential to come into contact with blood, body fluids, or OPIM. The requirements for the exposure control plan are identified for employers as well.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
--Understand how to limit occupational exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials.
--Know what each employer must do to comply with the standard.
--Be aware of ways in which you can use personal protective equipment (PPE).

AHS507    CPR/BLS Healthcare Provider
This class teaches you the latest American Heart Association (AHA) CPR Science Guidelines in adult, child and infant Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation/Basic Life Support (CPR/BLS) for Healthcare Providers.

This program covers all categories that health science students need before clinicals.

NOTE: The name you register with and appearing on your confirmation will be the name printed on your CPR card. If you have any corrections, please notify us at 250-8800 of the change before you attend class.

If you have previously taken courses with us, check your Registration History to see if any of your past courses meet the prerequisites.

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