Latisha Crutchfield graduated from the Martinsville Campus in February with an associate’s degree in medical assisting. Latisha completed a very successful externship with Friedrichs’ Family Eye Center and was hired as an ophthalmic technician prior to completing her degree. Latisha performs many tasks to assist the optometrist, incuding preparing the patient for vision examination; assisting in testing for near and far acuity, depth perception, color perception; and utilizing ocular testing devices and apparatus.
Latisha decided to enroll at American National University “because I wanted a career in the medical field that would help individuals.” Latisha said that she enjoys assisting the clients who come into the office and working with medical professionals. Latisha’s university experience was very positive. She said, “I am very pleased with the educational experience I had at National because it showed and prepared me for what to expect within the medical field.”
Latisha Crutchfield completed an externship with Friedrich’s Family Eye Center and was hired as an ophthalmic technician before completing her degree.
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