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Introducing the CAQ!
ABO is pleased to offer the Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) credential to Diplomates who demonstrate advanced knowledge and expertise, and who provide patient care with emphasis on, and commitment to, these focused areas of optometry.
CAQs Have Launched!
ABO was excited to announce the launch of our Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) program at Optometry’s Meeting in June. Applications for the CAQs are now available and may be accessed through a Diplomate’s Learning Plan page.
Annual Board Meeting Sets Priorities
A packed agenda kept discussions moving at the annual ABO Board of Directors’ meeting, where Dr. Diane Adamczyk was welcomed as the new chair.
By the numbers: Posterior Segment CAP Summary
By popular demand, ABO will provide a summary of the results of each triannual CAP assessment after it closes, allowing Diplomates to see how their performance compares to the overall performance of their colleagues.
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BOARD CERTIFICATION BENEFITS, FAQs, & MORE
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Why should I become Board Certified?
By going through the voluntary process of becoming Board Certified, our Diplomates demonstrate competence beyond entry level.
How do I get started becoming an American Board of Optometry Diplomate?
Applying to become an Active Candidate is the first step. Click the start certification button below, and complete all four pages of the application. This will initiate the verification process.
What should I know about the exam process?
Looking for cost information, dates, registered testing centers, or questions about the exam in general? Start here.