Genesis Ophthalmic Training, LLC
Genesis Ophthalmic Training, LLC

Training for ophthalmic assistants

Training Topics

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Ophthalmic Theory

  • Ocular and basic systemic anatomy
  • Ocular and systemic disease processes
  • Documentation in medical records
  • Ophthalmic lasers and premium IOLs






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Ophthalmic Technical Skills

  • History-taking
  • Visual acuity ophthalmic training
  • Manual lensometry
  • Plus or minus refractometry
  • Slit lamp biomicroscopy
  • Pupil assessment
  • Confrontational visual field
  • Applanation tonometry
  • Amsler grid
  • Motility
  • Manual keratometry
  • Dilation and drops used
  • Ishihara color testing


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More Options

  • Additional technical training in diagnostic procedures
  • Team building
  • Front desk ophthalmic testing
  • Other training upon request

Your trainer

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Denese A. Smith, AAS, COT, COE, OSC

I have over 30 years experience in the ophthalmic field.  I am a certified ophthalmic executive, ophthalmic technician and  scribe.   I am a practice administrator.  I attended Indiana University, Oakton Community College and graduated from Triton College.


I am a former site manager and evaluator for the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology for the  technician certification practicle exam.


The scope of my experience includes; 

general ophthalmology, refractive surgery, electrophysiology, cornea, pediatrics, oculoplastics, retina and glaucoma.  I have worked in both private and university-based settings.


I am well-versed in the day to day operations of an ophthalmic office including scheduling, billing, coding, revenue cycle management, contract negotiations, staff training, policy and procedure development and implementation.   

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Professional Organization Affiliations

American Academy of Ophthalmic Executives

American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators

Illinois Medical Group Management Association

Health Practice Advisors, Chicago, IL

 

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For general inquiries, please contact me by email or phone.

Geneva, IL 60134, US

(630) 740-0260