OPTOG 1714: Optometry Business and Career Management II

Credits 1.0

This course sequence introduces the student to the business, financial, and personal aspects of practice. Course themes include planning for personal, professional, and financial goals, credit and debt management, optometric career choices, modes and scope of practice, considerations in private practice, professionalism as part of patient care and fundamentals of effective communication and interpersonal skills. The desired outcome of the course is that the student will be able to select and take the steps needed to enter the best practice for the student's individual needs and future goals.