Both the CRA and OCT-C requirements include:
- The submission of a satisfactory portfolio
- Verification of employment history in required field
- Successful completion of certification examination(s)
- Verification of current CPR certification (CRA only)
Answers to most of your questions can be found in the CRA or OCT-C Program Guide.
Specific requirement for the CRA and OCT certification programs are outlined in the Program Guides.
CRA Program Guide (PDF)
OCT-C Program Guide (PDF)
Please Note: The current OCT-C examination is inclusive Time Domain (ie. STRATUS) and Spectral Domain technology. Portfolio requirements can be met with most FDA cleared OCT devices. Device specific portfolio requirements can be downloaded under the Forms & Guides tab.
Online resource and reference guides:
CRA Reference Guide
OCT-C Reference Guide.
The OPS Board of Certification is a member of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE). The CRA program is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).