Certified Ophthalmic Technician Exam Review Manual, Third Edition

Janice K. Ledford, COMT
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Book Description

As the field of eye care has advanced, so have the knowledge and skills needed to best care for our patients. Certification is a way to hold the profession to a high standard that is appreciated (and in some cases, required) by clinics and offices everywhere.

For the past 30 years, Janice K. Ledford’s exam review manuals have been the must-have certification study aids used by those wishing to advance their careers with increased knowledge and certification. This third edition of Certified Ophthalmic Technician Exam Review Manual provides the ultimate experience in exam preparation.

This best-selling text is ideal for both individual and group study. The explanatory answers contribute to your understanding of the material, rather than only providing right or wrong feedback. Certified Ophthalmic Technician Exam Review Manual, Third Edition expands on what was originally the only study material available for this highly specialized exam. It remains the go-to source for the most questions and explanatory answers and has been updated to the latest IJCAHPO® criteria. With more than 1800 questions, this text covers all 22 of IJCAHPO’s® criteria subjects at the COT® level.

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About the Author
Foreword by Jane T. Shuman, MSM, COT, COE, OCS, OSC
Notes About the Book

Chapter 1 History and Documentation
Chapter 2 Visual Assessment
Chapter 3 Visual Field Testing
Chapter 4 Pupil Assessment
Chapter 5 Tonometry
Chapter 6 Keratometry
Chapter 7 Ocular Motility Testing
Chapter 8 Lensometry
Chapter 9 Refraction, Retinoscopy, and Refinement
Chapter 10 Biometry
Chapter 11 Supplemental Testing
Chapter 12 Microbiology
Chapter 13 Pharmacology
Chapter 14 Surgical Assisting
Chapter 15 Ophthalmic Patient Services and Education
Chapter 16 General Medical Knowledge
Chapter 17 Optics and Spectacles
Chapter 18 Contact Lenses
Chapter 19 Ophthalmic Imaging
Chapter 20 Photography and Videography
Chapter 21 Equipment Maintenance and Repair
Chapter 22 Medical Ethics, Legal, and Regulatory Issues

Appendix Study and Test-Taking Strategies

About the Editors

She’s been around forever. She loves her job and her patients. Her career mission statement is “Helping people see better, one person at a time.” She loves to read and sing and play with her cat. She’s a Judge Judy fan and a Trekkie. She’s nuts over The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. She holds stubbornly (read: with a death grip) onto the Oxford comma. She thinks that eyes are the very coolest things ever. She thinks you should get certified. So get to work!