The Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) serves to enhance the quality and availability of ophthalmic patient care by promoting the value of qualified allied health personnel and by providing certification and education.
JCAHPO conducts international certifying examinations and provides continuing education programs. JCAHPO also develops standards of education and training in the field.
E-Learning Website: http://www.actioned.org
In addition to the annual meeting conducted with the American Academy of Ophthalmology (October/November), JCAHPO holds year-round regional continuing education programs for ophthalmic personnel.
Eye Lights: A newsletter that is published quarterly
President’s Report: An annual activity report
Criteria for Certification: A booklet that describes certification requirements for three core levels and two subspecialties (PDF)
Lynn D. Anderson, Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer