Ophthalmic Training Programs

The following list contains information about programs that train students to become ophthalmic medical technicians. Search for CoA-OMP- accredited programs with the link below. 

CoA-OMP - Accredited Ophthalmic Training Programs

The Commission on Accreditation of Ophthalmic Medical Programs (CoA-OMP) is responsible for evaluating ophthalmic training programs sponsored by colleges, universities, community and junior colleges, vocational-technical schools, academic health centers, proprietary institutions, hospitals, and clinics.

ATPO and JCAHPO cooperate to establish, maintain, and promote appropriate standards of quality for educational programs for the ophthalmic medical technician and to provide recognition for educational programs that meet or exceed the minimum standards outlined in the Standards.

To search for training programs go to the following link: http://www.coa-omp.org

For information on program accreditation, contact CoA-OMP:

CoA-OMP
2025 Woodlane Drive
St Paul, MN 55125-2998
65
1-
731-7244
Fax 651-
731-0410
coa-omp@jcahpo.org

http://www.coa-omp.org




  For information on the certification exam for COA®, COT®, or COMT®, contact JCAHPO:

JCAHPO
Certification Department
2025 Woodlane Drive
St Paul, MN 55125-2998
800-
284-3937
Fax
651-731-0410
jcahpo@jcahpo.org
http://www.jcahpo.org

 

Ophthalmic Medical Assisting - A Primer

Introducing "A Primer on Ophthalmic Medical Assisting: Education, Training, Certification, and Accreditation." This much long-awaited publication is a critical brochure that is of great need and interest in the ophthalmic profession.

The Primer will be used to help organizations worldwide in starting an ophthalmic assisting training program, understanding the role and differences of certification, licensure and accreditation, and to provide a quick tool for reviewing curriculum and certification examination content.

Click here to access the Primer