OPS 208 Ophthalmic Practice Management

3 credits (PREREQUISITE: ADMISSION TO THE OPHTHALMIC SCIENCE PROGRAM)

This course aims to prepare the eyecare professional in the business aspects of managing an ophthalmic practice. Students will explore business management, opticianry sales techniques, patient relationships, professional ethics, and current trends in the optical industry. Best practices in marketing as it applies to running a successful ophthalmic practice. Students will be familiar with the current vision care plans offered in the marketplace. (Sp)