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The Basics: An Introductory Module for Optometric Assistants
Learn At Your Own Pace
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 that gives optometric assistants the skills and knowledge...
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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Program Fees Description *Fee, plus tax
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 must maintain their credential by obtaining CE to keep up with the CCOAs national scope.
CE for CCOAs
A Canadian Certified Optometric Assistant (CCOA) certificate is valid for three years.