Donna Hughes, COMT, Tina Natoli, COA, Sugey Sanchez, Stacy Gabbard, COA, Linsey Stevens, COA, April, Okun, Amanda Brown, COA, Lenore Owle, COA, Gabriela Pouzova, COA, Jennifer Dupuis, COA, Jackie Kornegay, Elisa Duque-Simone, COA, and Michelle Claar, COT
By Carrie Ludicke
New Vision Eye Center announces that 12 technicians received their Ophthalmic Scribe Certification. The examination assesses the ability to create and maintain patient medical records.
The certification is presented by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO).
To receive the certification, technicians were required to pass a 125-question test that assessed knowledge in history taking, ophthalmic patient services and education, ophthalmic terminology, medical ethics and legal issues, and medical notes/records. JCAHPO certification, at any level, is recognized and respected internationally by physicians, employers, administrators, and other ophthalmic and medical personnel.
“The certification is a testament to our technicians’ professionalism, attention to detail and expertise in this field. We are thrilled to have twelve members of our staff reach this achievement,” Dr. Minotty explained.
The technicians who received their certification are Elisa Duque?Simone, Jennifer Dupuis, April Okun, Amanda Brown, Stacy Gabbard, Michelle Claar, Jackie Kornegay, Tina Natoli, Gabriela Pouzova, Lenore Owle, Linsey Stephens, Donna Hughes, and Sugey Sanchez.
New Vision Eye Center is located at 1055 37th Place in Vero Beach, across from Indian River Medical Center. The Center’s team of leading board certified ophthalmologists include Paul V. Minotty, MD, FACS, founder of New Vision Eye Center, Roger J. Meyer, MD, David J. O’Brien, MD, FACS, Stephen M. Tate, M.D., and Robert M. Reinauer, M.D.
Patients can take advantage of a knowledgeable, caring staff and state-of-the-art technology and procedures for all of their vision concerns at 1055 37th Place, Vero Beach, FL 32960 or call (772) 257-8700 or (877) MINOTTY (646-6889), online at NewVisionEyeCenter.com.