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The Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO®) was established as a not-for-profit organization in 1969 to offer certification and continuing education for ophthalmic allied health personnel. Since then, more than 27,000 people in the US, Canada, and around the world have earned JCAHPO certification.JCAHPO offers three core levels of certification: Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA); Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT); and Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT).Professional and Academic Affiliations and Partnerships: Association of Technical Personnel in Ophthalmology (ATPO); Canadian Society of Ophthalmic Medical Personnel (CSOMP); International Council on Accreditation (ICA); International Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (IJCAHPO®).

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ACE ID: JCAH-0003
March 1, 2019 to February 28, 2022
Recommended credits: 10
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Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) Examination
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Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) Examination
Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology
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ACE ID: JCAH-0001
March 1, 2019 to February 28, 2022
Recommended credits: 12
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Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) Examination
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Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) Examination
Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology
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ACE ID: JCAH-0002
March 1, 2019 to February 28, 2022
Recommended credits: 18
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Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) Examination
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Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) Examination
Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology
TitleCourse/Exam NumberActive DatesTotal Credits
Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) ExaminationACE ID: JCAH-0001March 1, 2019 to February 28, 2022Recommended credits: 12
Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) ExaminationACE ID: JCAH-0003March 1, 2019 to February 28, 2022Recommended credits: 10
Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) ExaminationACE ID: JCAH-0002March 1, 2019 to February 28, 2022Recommended credits: 18