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Ophthalmic dispensing east high school logan newman course ...

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Responsibilities of a dispensing optician, preparing them for ... fit and dispense spectacles, lenses and other ophthalmic devices (excluding contact lenses).
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Ophthalmic DispensingEast High SchoolLogan NewmanCourse description: This course covers the role andresponsibilities of a dispensing optician, preparing them forfurther studies or employment in the optical fields and isdesigned to follow Vision Care I. Students will revisit theprinciples of vision care, the tools required for vision correction, and will manufacture corrective glassesfrom a doctor’s prescription for students in EHS and the RCSD. Doctors will be invited into the classroomto demonstrate techniques and provide experience to students.This course will involve lecture, class activities, and laboratory work-time, clinic time, and will becompleted over the course of a single school year. Students will complete a variety of projects to furthertheir knowledge of the optician and the roles they play in the workforce. Local optometrists will beinvited in to discuss their roles in dispensing and to provide free refractions to students within theprogram and in the building. Students ...