The ophthalmic medical technologist (OMT) program builds on the foundations of the ophthalmic technician program focusing on advanced ophthalmic diagnostic procedures., It is a 10-month, full time program after the completion of the ophthalmic technician program. OMT students will continue with their clinical experience while learning advanced ophthalmic skills including ophthalmic ultrasound, advanced ophthalmic imaging skills, and electrophysiology
Enrollment into the ophthalmic medical technologist program is by competitive application. Below are the minimum requirements:
Minimum of 2 years equivalent of post-secondary education (college or university)
Completion of the KOTC ophthalmic technician program OR completion of another ophthalmic technician program
Completion of PLA when required
Students must be capable of providing adequate ophthalmic patient care
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