For those who may be considering why they should even think about getting
certified I would suggest this post.
Why You Need To Get Your COA
For some details on how to get there check out this post
How to get Your COA
What should you do the day of the test. Check out this post.
COA Test Day
The COA Study Outline
See below the table for details
I used the information from JCAHPOs’ Criteria for Certification and
Recertification to create this study
guide. I wanted to make sure that every section and subsections that JCAHPO tested was covered. I then reordered the
chapters from the highest percent tested to the lowest precent. This is how I studied and how I suggest you study. This
way you get the longest and most weighted sections out of the way first. If you got through 15 content areas and the
test date is tomorrow don’t fret, you studied 90% of the content. If you click on the links you will see bold
headings these, again, are from the JCAHPO pdf I linked to above. I tried to write a little about each section. This
should be more than enough material to dig you teeth into, or if you are using one the items from my recommended
materials list you may only want to use this page as a
I hope this helps. Good luck I know you can pass.
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