Education & Training

The OAOP offers educational and networking opportunities at the two annual conferences, OAOP Vision Summit and OAOP Fall Conference, as well as opportunities throughout the year.

The AOA Paraoptometric Resource Center (PRC) also offers a variety of educational resources to members. Refer to the list below for general education and training as well as for resources that offer Continuing Education (CE) credits.   

  • Optometry CE articles-Designed to cover a broad scope of patient issues ranging from patient care, disease treatment to ophthalmic dispensing.
  • Paraoptometric Skill Builder®-Provides online training for new and/or experienced paraoptometric staff. Includes a beginner, intermediate and advanced level. Note: The beginner level is free to members; no CE credits are available. The intermediate and advanced levels may be purchased for training purposes and CE credits are available. A processing fee applies.
  • Home Study Education Modules-Available for purchase, these modules cover a variety of topics and are presented in an audio PowerPoint format.