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Ophthalmic Medical Assisting: An Independent Study Course, Fifth Edition

Ophthalmic Medical Assisting: An Independent Study Course, Fifth Edition

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Product Number: 0219003U

Media Type: Print, Online, eBook

Availability: In stock

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Textbook $120.00 $120.00
Online Exam $68.00 $68.00
eBook $120.00 $120.00

Overview

Provide your staff with the most up-to-date training materials with this revised textbook and online examination for beginning ophthalmic allied health professionals.

The course consists of the textbook and online examination. Successful completion of the course serves as a prerequisite for the Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) examination administered by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO).

Executive Editors: Emanuel Newmark, MD, FACS; Mary A. O’Hara, MD, FACS, FAAP

Save! Buy two to five Ophthalmic Medical Assisting products and get a 10 percent discount. Buy six or more and get a 20 percent discount. Discount applies to the textbook, online exam, DVD and the Certified Ophthalmic Assistant Exam Study Guide. No code needed, discount will automatically appear at checkout.

Print Textbook

The fully illustrated core textbook describes 44 procedures step-by-step and covers all topics in both the United States and International curricula. It includes new chapters on ocular motility, low vision, ethics, legal and regulatory issues, and community health eye care. Each chapter includes self-assessment questions, and suggested activities and resources. 5th ed., 2012, 384 pages

ISBN: 978-1-61525-153-7

New! eBook

Best value! The new enhanced eBook includes the full text and images from the print textbook, plus all 17 step-by-step procedure demonstration videos from the Fundamentals of Ophthalmic Medical Assisting DVD and more than 400 self-assessment questions from the Certified Ophthalmic Assistant Exam Study Guide

Download this Academy eBook to a tablet with the free AAO eBooks app, or access online from nearly any computer. Click on the “Technical Specs” tab for important information about how to access your eBook after purchase.

ISBN: 978-1-61525-696-9

Online Exam

The exam consists of 228 multiple-choice questions that are aligned with the content of the textbook. Immediate feedback on the test taker’s performance is provided, and those who pass the exam with a score of 80 percent or higher instantly receive a letter of successful completion. Those who do not pass are given a second exam attempt for free. Exam codes will be sent to the e-mail address entered at checkout. Click on the image below "View Samples" for more information.

ISBN: 978-1-61525-152-0


Notes:

The Ophthalmic Medical Assisting Starter Kit and the Ophthalmic Medical Assisting textbook and exam kit have been discontinued. However, if you purchase any combination of the individual products (textbook, online exam, DVD and/or COA Study Guide) together, a discount will automatically appear at checkout.

After June 30, 2013, the Academy will no longer score exams from Ophthalmic Medical Assisting, Fourth Edition.

Technical Specs

Academy eBooks give you convenient digital access to Academy clinical education. Read eBooks anywhere, anytime, whether you’re online or offline!

With Academy eBooks, you can:

  • Get convenient online access to Academy eBooks from nearly any desktop or laptop computer.
  • Download eBooks to your Apple iPad® iPhone® or Android™ tablet or smartphone for offline use with the free Academy eBooks app. (Details below.)
  • Search to quickly find the text, images and video you need.
  • Customize your learning with highlighting, note-taking and bookmarking.
  • Read comfortably by adjusting the settings for zoom, font size and brightness.
  • Watch videos of clinical procedures
  • NEW! Take interactive self-assessment quizzes. (Requires the most recent version of the AAO eBooks app. Previous versions of the app are not compatible with interactive questions.) 

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After purchasing your Academy eBook(s), follow these directions to access content:

To access from nearly any computer with an Internet connection:

  • Log in to www.aao.org/myonlineproducts with your Academy username and password.
  • Click on “Ophthalmic Medical Assisting: An Indpendent Study Course eBook” in the menu.

To access from your Apple iPad® or iPhone®:

  • Log in to www.aao.org/myonlineproducts with your Academy username and password.
  • Click on Click on “Ophthalmic Medical Assisting: An Indpendent Study Course eBook” in the menu to activate your access.
  • Download the AAO eBooks app from the App Store.
  • Log in to the app with your Academy username and password.
  • Tap on the icon of the book you want to read.
  • Use the app to download a book to read offline.

To access from your Android™ tablet:

  • Log in to www.aao.org/myonlineproducts with your Academy username and password.
  • Click on Click on “Ophthalmic Medical Assisting: An Indpendent Study Course eBook” in the menu to activate your access.
  • Download the AAO eBooks app from the Google Play Store.
  • Log in to the app with your Academy username and password.
  • Tap on the icon of the volume you want to read.
  • Use the app to download a book to read offline.

System Requirements:

  • For PCs: Windows 7 or 8; with Google Chrome; Firefox; Safari 5+; or Internet Explorer 9 or 10
  • For Macs: Mac OS X with Safari 5+
  • For Android tablets and smartphones: Android 4+
  • For Apple iPad and iPhone: iOS 7+
  • This product is not recommended for use with tablet or smartphone operating systems that are not installed by the manufacturer. This product is not recommended for smartphones with screens smaller than five inches.

License Information

Customers may access this product until December 31, 2020.

This product was built to be compatible with operating systems that are current at the time the product launched, however the Academy cannot guarantee compatibility with future operating system and third-party software updates.

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