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CIP 2020

Detail for CIP Code 51.1802

Title: Optometric Technician/Assistant.

Definition: A program that prepares individuals to assist optometrists in providing patient care, administering examinations and treatments, and performing office administrative functions. Includes instruction in applied anatomy and physiology of the eye, visual testing, patient communication, patient preparation, medications and administration, dispensing and fitting of eyeglasses and contact lenses, record-keeping, and office management skills.

Action: No Substantive Changes

CIP Title or Definition Changed
CIP 2010 CIP 2020
Code Title Action Code Title
51.1802 Optometric Technician/Assistant. No substantive changes 51.1802 Optometric Technician/Assistant.
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