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Ophthalmic Medical
Technicians’ Week


The Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO), the Association of Technical Personnel in Ophthalmology, Inc. (ATPO), and the Contact Lens Society of America (CLSA) have joined forces in designating November 3-7, 2014 as Ophthalmic Medical Technicians’ Week. One week out of the year has been designated to recognize Ophthalmic Medical Technicians and their contributions to eye care, and to make the public more aware of ophthalmic careers.



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OMT Week 8.5 x 11 Poster
OMT Week 11 x 17 Poster
OMT Week Tool Kit
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For over 40 years, ATPO and its members have dedicated themselves to the success of ophthalmic medical technicians. ATPO represents a diverse group of OMT, including (but not limited to) ophthalmic assistants, technicians, technologists, surgical and keratorefractive techs, photographers, nurses, and orthoptists.
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