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CCOA Program Guide
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New CCOA Program!
To participate, and to be eligible for CCOA certification, the registrant must remain employed by the CAO member optometrist for the duration of the...
Introductory Course – Module 1 (4 weeks)
Full Course vs. Individual Module
Fees and Cancellation Policy
* Fees below come into effect June 15, 2017.
Graduates of the CAO’s Optometric Assistant Course, who work under the direct supervision of an Optometrists and who remain in good standing with all...
How to Apply for an Account & Purchase a Course / Course Component
IMPORTANT: The student must be the one to apply for the course. Optometrists cannot register an Optometric Assistant for this program via their...
Meet the CCOA Team
Meet the CCOA Team, we're here to help. Danielle Paquette, CCOA Program Manager
Maintaining Your Certification
To maintain the designation of CCOA (Canadian Certified Optometric Assistant) CCOAs must have 18 hours of approved continuing education (CE),...
CE for CCOAs - Approved Providers
Acceptable CE Subject Matter
Topics may fall under the headings of:
CCOA CPR Requirement
You must submit proof of completion of a CPR course, taken during the three-year renewal period; this must occur with every renewal. (In other words...
Online CE Links
The following is a list of websites, which offer online CE. Most offer CE accredited by CAO-approved organizations. www.2020mag.com
CCOA Renewal Timelines - Late Renewals
When CCOAs log in to their personal accounts, the next renewal date will be easily visible.