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
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
NOTE: The new enhanced eBook version of the textbook will be available in late March. It will include embedded videos from the Fundamentals of Ophthalmic Medical Assisting DVD and more than 400 self-assessment questions from the Certified Ophthalmic Assistant Exam Study Guide.
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.
Please note: After June 30, 2013, the Academy will no longer score exams from Ophthalmic Medical Assisting, Fourth Edition.