Becoming a Board Certified Ocularist

Highest Standard

When you become a NEBO Board Certified Ocularist, you will be recognized by CMS and Medicare as having the highest of standard for Ocularistry

Testing Excellence

Backed by Scantron, The NEBO Certification exam is monitored and developed with a team of psychometrician. Keeping our exam current, fair, and unbiased

Upcoming Events

8/15/2019

Exam Applications are DUE

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8/15/2019

Exam Applications are DUE

2019 Certification Exam Applications are Due. After 8/15/19 a $300 late fee will apply thru 9/15/19. No applications will be accepted after 9/15/19.

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9/15/19

Final Application Deadline

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9/15/19

Final Application Deadline

Final day to submit exam applications for the 2019 NEBO Certification Exam. 

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10/15/2019

2019 NEBO Certification Exam

1pm - 5pm

San Francisco, California

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10/15/2019

2019 NEBO Certification Exam

The Annual 2019 Certification Exam will be in San Francisco, CA, exact location TBA. Applications can be found in the download link below and are due Aug 15, 2019

1pm - 5pm

San Francisco, California

Certification Exam

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The certification examination was designed by studying the work that ocularists do and the knowledge they rely on to perform their work competently. A nationally representative committee of highly qualified certified ocularists carried out such a study to define precise content areas that are important, critical and relevant to the profession. The results of this Role Delineation study are included in a set of specifications for the test. The exam consists of the written exam and the fabrication exam.

Written

The written section of the Certification Examination consists of l50 multiple choice questions.  


Fabrication

This part of the examination requires that the examinee demonstrate his/her ability to fabricate the two most commonly encountered types of prostheses,  a conventional prosthesis, and a scleral shell prosthesis

Certification Exam Downloads

Click Below to download  

If you are interested in taking the Certification exam offsite (additional fees apply), 

please contact Executive Director, Dan Yeager

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