Promote Your Credentials

Congratulations, you've worked hard to earn your CPOTM, CPOATM or CPOTTM certification. You have proven that you have what it takes to excel! Tell everyone including your doctors, patients, family and friends of your commitment, accomplishments and expertise.

Here are some ways to communicate your accomplishment:

  • Always wear your CPOTM, CPOATM or CPOTTM pin to your job
  • Proudly display your certificate where patients can see it
  • When signing your name, include your credentials
  • Introduce yourself to patients by using your name and title of Certified Paraoptometric, Certified Paraoptometric Assistant, or a Certified Paraoptometric Technician
  • Familiarize your doctor and coworkers of the importance of AOA Paraoptometric Certification
  • Make a presentation about certification at your next state (or local) paraoptometric meeting
  • Participate in career fairs and inform people about paraoptometry and AOA Paraoptometric Certification
  • Help your coworkers study for their certification exam
  • Write a short article for your state optometric or paraoptometric newsletter about the importance of certification

Has anyone asked you what certification is? Here are some responses that may help you:

  • I have met nationally recognized standards for providing excellence in patient eye care
  • I have gained professional recognition of expertise in my career
  • I have taken the extra steps to demonstrate my commitment to patient eye care

Once you receive your certificate, you will want to display it proudly where patients can see it. Framing Success offers AOA customized mats and a large selection of frames which are available to order online. To view them or for more information on ordering, visit their website.

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