Online preparation for the ABO Optician Certification

American Board of Opticianry (ABO) certification is the nationally recognized standard for certifying an optician's qualifications. This 100% online course will teach you the terminology, calculations, and procedures opticians use to assess vision, evaluate corrective options and correct optical problems. Using a step-by-step methodology, you will prepare to test on key areas required by the ABO certification exam.

Snapshot

Format: Online

Hours: 150

Credits: 15 CEUs

When: Start Anytime

Cost: $1,995

  • Learn how to understand and assign prescriptions to customers
  • Develop an understanding of the human eye and how it functions
  • Understand the different corrective eye care solutions available for patients
  • Learn how various prisms and lenses work
  • Prepare yourself to take the American Board of Opticianry (ABO) exam

How you will benefit

  • Develop the skills necessary to begin an entry-level position as an optician
  • Possess the knowledge to pass the American Board of Opticianry (ABO) exam
  • Learn not only the skills required to work as an optician, but master communication best practices that will allow you to effectively work with peers and clients
  • Set yourself up for success as you begin your career in the medical field

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Course Information

Course Number: 

1165-002

Course Date Info: 

Start Anytime

This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive six (6) months to complete the course.

Course Format: 
Online
Course Fee(s): 

$1,995

Dr. Beverly Smith is a Doctor of Optometry and has been in private practice for more than 24 years. She also holds a Master of Business Administration and founded a consulting firm that helps new practitioners start and manage their own eye care practices. Throughout her career, Smith has taught many future opticians, certified paraoptometrics, and fellow optometrists. Her work has been published in the professional journals New O.D. and Women in Optometry.