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These standards were revised or dropped as per industry requirement.

VISION TECHNICIAN

Vision Technician performs administrative and certain clinical duties. Administrative duties include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records and clinical duties include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, and dispensing ophthalmic prescription.

Qualification Pack Title QP ID. Proposed NSQF level Notional hours Class Room & Skill Lab Training OJT/ Clinical/ Lab Training
Vision Technician HSS/Q3001 3 425 hrs 225 hrs. 200 hrs.

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REFRACTIONIST

Refractionist in the healthcare industry is also known as Ophthalmic Assistant. Refractionist provides vision care and refraction under the supervision of an ophthalmologist. They assist with taking patient histories, performing diagnostic tests and procedures, dispensing optical prescription and maintaining records.

Qualification Pack Title QP ID. Proposed NSQF level Notional hours Class Room & Skill Lab Training OJT/ Clinical/ Lab Training
Refractionist HSS/ Q 3002 4 1200 hrs 800 hrs. 400 hrs.

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DENTO ORAL HYGIENIST

Dento Oral Hygienist is a dental allied professional who provides preventive oral health, typically focusing on techniques in oral hygiene. Some of the key responsibilities of the Dento Oral Hygienists are to remove plaque and clean and polish teeth using scaling instruments and a rotating polisher. They apply decay preventive agents such as fluorides and sealants, chart medical and dental histories, and take and develop dental patients, take a medical history.

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DENTAL TECHNICIAN

Dental Technician works closely with and in direction from Dentist to fabricate dental prostheses to replace or restore missing or damaged teeth. They work in conjunction with dentist, but have little contact with patients.

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