Why Join the OAOP?
Here are the membership benefits:
The OAOP is the eyes, ears, and voice for the Oklahoma Optometrists. The Association strategically addresses issues in the legislature, courts, and regulatory agencies.
Third Party Consultation
The OAOP keeps you informed on the latest information regarding insurance systems. Members and staff may get individual advice from a Professional Coder.
Continuing Medical Education Conferences
The annual OAOP Vision Summit and Fall Conference both provide the highest quality of continuing medical education for optometric physician and paraoptometric education with experts from around the nation, large Exhibit Halls, annual awards, and more. Board of Director elections and CPR courses are held at the Vision Summit.
Sponsored CME education for in your local OAOP district.
Public Relations & Awareness
The OAOP keeps the public informed about your profession, issues related to vision health and you as the primary eye care doctor through the media, public, and other healthcare providers.
The OAOP is the resource to public calls for referrals. With your current information, we are able to guide the public in the direction to find the help they need.
All OAOP members receive discounted rates on professional liability coverage, worker's compensation, insurance policies, OAOP sponsored events, programs, and materials, saving you hundreds of dollars a year.
E-News and Newsletter
Weekly e-newsletters and the tri-annually "In Focus" newsletter keep our members informed of current issues that the optometric profession faces.
Website Access - OAOP.org
Your information resource for press releases, legislative updates, continuing education, referrals, and much more.
The OAOP provides you with a reference to your fellow optometrists in & out of state, including district and committee information.
The OAOP family helps by volunteering to cover another member's practice in a time of need, such as medical problems, death, or accidents.
Your Information Resource
The OAOP is your place for answers. If we don't have the answer, we will help you find it.
Membership in organized optometry has always been a great value, but organized optometry-AOA and your state and local associations-continuously works hard to protect your right to practice full-scope optometry and bring you the tools you need to succeed.