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The Basics: An Introductory Module for Optometric Assistants
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The purpose of “The Basics” introductory module is to orient the Optometric Assistant to optometric practice in Canada.
The Canadian Certified Optometric Assistant (CCOA) program is an online education program giving optometric assistants the skills and knowledge they...
To become a Canadian Certified Optometric Assistant, students must complete 9 course modules, a practicum, one workshop and a final examination.
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CCOA membership gives you access to member programs and offerings specially designed with today’s Optometric Assistant in mind.
CCOA Program and Individual Module Registration
IMPORTANT: The student must be the one to apply for the course. Optometrists cannot register an Optometric Assistant for this program via their...
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CCOA graduates who work under the direct supervision of an Optometrist and who remain in good standing with all required CE and fees, have the right...
CE for CCOAs
A Canadian Certified Optometric Assistant (CCOA) certificate is valid for three years.