Employee job satisfaction and engagement factors are key ingredients of a strong retention program. The importance of addressing these factors is obvious, but actually doing so takes time.


Your practice success will only improve with motivated and engaged paraoptometric staff who are committed to your practice and patient eye health and vision care.

The following resources are designed to help you maintain your valued paraoptometric staff.

AOA EyeLearn – Paraoptometric Staff Training

Looking for a great way to get your staff involved? Take advantage of group training through EyeLearn. 


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AOA Paraoptometric Certification Exam Study Resources

  • Certified Paraoptometric Review Course (CPO)
  • Certified Paraoptometric Assistant Review Course (CPOA) - Part 1 & 2
  • Certified Paraoptometric Technician Review Course (CPOT)
  • Para Certification Study Halls

AOA Paraoptometric Examination Study Resources Checklist

Paraoptometric Monthly Speaker Series

The Para Speaker Series covers a range of topics, including optics and dispensing, contact lens, practice management, diseases of the eye, and ophthalmic pharmacology. It is an invaluable resource for our para members, providing continuing education and professional development opportunities throughout the year.  Click the Paraoptometric Monthly Speaker Series heading to access the full catalog of courses.

Annual Paraoptometric Awards

Quarterly Paraoptometric Newsletters

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