Commit to meeting professional standards and delivering high-quality patient care through IJCAHPO certification—an avenue for employment advancement, recognition, and potential pay increases.
IJCAHPO certification validates your knowledge, skills, and abilities in specific content areas as Allied Ophthalmic Personnel (AOP). Our three core levels of certification comprise a solid ladder for progressive career development.
Show employers and patients you are dedicated to your specialized skillset through IJCAHPO’s specialty certifications.
Certificates of Completion
Designed to test your knowledge in specific areas, IJCAHPO’s Certificates of Completion validate your skills and expertise.
The Contact Lens Fitting Certificate of Completion is designed to test the knowledge of AOP who specialize in contact lens fitting under the supervision of an ophthalmologist.
The Low Vision Certificate of Completion is designed to test the knowledge of AOP who specialize in working in low vision/vision rehabilitation clinics under the supervision of an ophthalmologist.
The Visual Fields Certificate of Completion is designed to test the knowledge of AOP in the visual field areas of procedures, measurements, screening, pathological defects, perimeters, and confrontation testing.
The OSP Certificate of Completion offers a verification of ophthalmic surgical technician knowledge. The OSP is an eligibility pathway for non-ophthalmologic trained personnel and ophthalmic personnel who are not certified by IJCAHPO in the areas of ophthalmic surgical assisting and ophthalmic scrub/sterilization to achieve the OSA certification.