The principal purpose of this study guide is to assist you in preparing to take the Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT®) examination. This 48-page guide will help build on what you have already learned, aid you in identifying where you need to focus your study time, identify areas where you feel less confident, and help you study more effectively. While this study guide cannot give you the questions and answers for the examination, it does provide you with the knowledge and content areas for the examination, describes study methods that have worked for other COTs, and offers you a self-assessment of sample items and a practice examination so you will have a better idea of what to expect when you take the actual examination.
The Quick Study Cards are an easy-to-carry study tool to help you prepare for IJCAHPO's certification examinations. These cards assist in preparation for the COT exam. Learn faster and more efficiently by using this essential study tool to increase your knowledge quickly in preparation for testing. The questions highlighted on the Quick Study Cards will help you prepare for each examination content area. Don't overlook these simple study cards as they are a critical tool to accompany the Study Guides.