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2014
December Ultraflex: Education Opportunities - Private WebEx's-online education. Live courses in your area taught by experienced professionals. CEU's are available to orthotists and therapists depending on form of education through Ultraflex. Contact: 800.220.6670; http://ultraflexsystems.com/education.htm
December BOC: Examinations - BOC has year-round testing for all of its exams. Candidates can apply and test when ready, and receive their results instantly for the multiple-choice and clinical-simulation exams. Apply online: http://my.bocusa.org
December Cascade DAFO: Cascade Dafo Institute - Now offering a series of six ABC-approved online continuing education courses for pediatric practitioners. Topics include brace selection, casting techniques, ordering, and fitting/adjusting. Courses are available to take any time; free-of-charge. www.cascadedafo.com; 800.848.7332 Contact: www.cascadedafo.com; 800.848.7332
December CFS: ABC/BOC approved COF/CFTS/CE classes near you! - Pittsburgh, PA; Philadelphia, PA; Phoenix, AZ; Salt Lake City, UT; Anaheim, CA; Las Vegas, NV; Albuquerque, NM; and Tulsa, OK. ABC and BOC approved. Private fitter classes at your location too! Contact: 918.266.3678; www.cfslearningstore.com
December OandP Education: Get ABC or BOC credits at OandPEdu.com! - OandPEdu.com allows you to earn continuing education credits from the comfort of your home, office, or anywhere you might be. OandPEdu.com will automatically send proof of your CEUs directly to ABC and/or BOC. CEUs are even more affordable with unlimited access at OandPEdu.com! Contact: 866.949.2776; www.oandpedu.com/schedule
2015
Jan 1 ABC: Application Deadline for Certification Exams - Applications must be received by January 1 for individuals seeking to take the March ABC certification exams for orthotists, prosthetists, pedorthists, orthotic fitters, mastectomy fitters, therapeutic shoe fitters, orthotic and prosthetic assistants, and orthotic and prosthetic technicians. Contact: 703.836.7114; certification@abcop.org; www.abcop.org/certification
January BOC: Examinations - BOC has year-round testing for all of its exams and no application deadlines. Candidates can apply and test when ready and receive their results instantly for the multiple-choice and clinical-simulation exams. Apply now at http://my.bocusa.org
Jan 12-16 Applied Technology Institute (ATi): Orthotic Fitter School - California State University, Dominguez Hills O&P Program. Independent, comprehensive course to prepare for the certification exam. Approved entry-level school by NCOPE, ABC, and BOC, and for continuing education by BOC. Course descriptions and registration are available on our website. Contact: Lois Meier, 888.265.6077; lois@kasseledu.com; www.kasseledu.com
Jan 12-17 ABC: Written and Written Simulation Certification Exams - ABC certification exams will be administered for orthotists, prosthetists, pedorthists, orthotic fitters, mastectomy fitters, therapeutic shoe fitters, orthotic and prosthetic assistants, and orthotic and prosthetic technicians in 250 locations nationwide. Contact: 703.836.7114; certification@abcop.org; www.abcop.org/certification
Jan 15-16 POMAC (Prosthetic and Orthotic Management Associates Corporation): Continuing Education Seminar - Shorebreak Hotel, Huntington Beach, CA. Contact: Jon Shreter, 800.946.9170 x108; jshreter@pomac.com
Jan 22-23 Össur Academy: Introductory Vacuum Course - Orlando, FL. All aspects of a vacuum suspension prescription will be addressed, including liner materials, pumps, socket fabrication, socket fit, and internal and external seals. Course fee is $250. Approved for 15 ABC/BOC credits. Contact: education coordinator, 888.839.6213 x102; bdavis@ossur.com
February BOC: Examinations - BOC has year-round testing for all of its exams and no application deadlines. Candidates can apply and test when ready and receive their results instantly for the multiple-choice and clinical-simulation exams. Apply now at http://my.bocusa.org
Feb 18-21 Academy: 41st Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium - Hyatt Regency New Orleans, LA. Contact: Diane Ragusa, 202.380.3663 x208; e-mail: dragusa@oandp.org; www.oandp.org
Feb 18-21 medi USA: 41st Academy Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium - Hyatt Regency New Orleans, LA. medi USA will be there; visit us at booth number 150. Please visit www.academyannualmeeting.org for more information.
Feb 19 OPAF, Amplitude, and OPIE Choice Network: OPAF’s 20th Anniversary Celebration and First Bid Live & Silent Auction, launch party for Amplitude magazine, and OPIE Choice Network party - Storyville Hall, Hyatt Regency New Orleans, LA. Free event; beer and food will be provided. Contact: Claire Koren, claire@amplitude-media.com
March BOC: Examinations - BOC has year-round testing for all of its exams and no application deadlines. Candidates can apply and test when ready and receive their results instantly for the multiple-choice and clinical-simulation exams. Apply now at http://my.bocusa.org
Mar 17-20 Össur: Orthotic Fitter Course - Boston, MA. . Entry-level prerequisite program for ABC (CFo) and BOC (COF) testing. This 32-hour course covers patient care, assessment, treatment planning, follow-up, and practice management. http://ossurofcboston2015.eventbrite.com; 949.382.3755
Mar 19-20 Össur Academy: Introductory Vacuum Course - Orlando, FL. All aspects of a vacuum suspension prescription will be addressed, including liner materials, pumps, socket fabrication, socket fit, and internal and external seals. Course fee is $250. Approved for 15 ABC/BOC credits. Contact: education coordinator, 888.839.6213 x102; bdavis@ossur.com
Mar 20-21 PrimeFare West: Regional Scientific Symposium 2015 - Denver Marriott City Center, CO. Sponsored by ReliaCare Alliance IPA. Contact: Jane Edwards, 888.388.5243; www.primecareop.com
Mar 26-28 Georgia Society of Orthotists and Prosthetists (GSOP): Annual Meeting - Wyndham Atlanta Galleria Hotel. Golf event at noon, March 26. Contact: www.georgiasop.com
Mar 27-28 Ohio Orthotics and Prosthetics Association and Ohio Chapter (AAOP): Annual Spring Meetings - Hilton Columbus at Easton Town Center. Dianne Farabi, 614.659.0197; dfarabi@columbus.rr.com or Richard W. Butchko, butchko1@columbus.rr.com
April BOC: Examinations - BOC has year-round testing for all of its exams and no application deadlines. Candidates can apply and test when ready and receive their results instantly for the multiple-choice and clinical-simulation exams. Apply now at http://my.bocusa.org
Apr 21-24 Össur: Orthotic Fitter Course - Foothill Ranch, CA. . Entry-level prerequisite program for ABC (CFo) and BOC (COF) testing. This 32-hour course covers patient care, assessment, treatment planning, follow-up, and practice management. http://ossurofcsocal2015.eventbrite.com; 949.382.3755
Apr 24-25 PrimeFare Central: Regional Scientific Symposium 2015 - Tower Hotel Oklahoma City, OK. Sponsored by ReliaCare Alliance IPA. Contact: Jane Edwards, 888.388.5243; www.primecareop.com
Apr 30 - May 2 IAAPOC (International African-American Prosthetic & Orthotic Coalition): Annual Meeting - SpringHill Suites by Marriot Virginia Beach Oceanfront, Virginia. Contact: Michael Smith, 757.548.5656; aopcnow@gmail.com; www.iaapoc.org
May BOC: Examinations - BOC has year-round testing for all of its exams and no application deadlines. Candidates can apply and test when ready and receive their results instantly for the multiple-choice and clinical-simulation exams. Apply now at http://my.bocusa.org
May 14-15 Össur Academy: Introductory Vacuum Course - Orlando, FL. All aspects of a vacuum suspension prescription will be addressed, including liner materials, pumps, socket fabrication, socket fit, and internal and external seals. Course fee is $250. Approved for 15 ABC/BOC credits. Contact: education coordinator, 888.839.6213 x102; bdavis@ossur.com
May 14-16 Western and Midwestern Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (WAMOPA): Annual Meeting - Peppermill Hotel Resort Spa Casino, Reno, Nevada. The best valued 24 CEUs in the industry. Visit www.wamopa.com for program and golf tournament updates. Contact: Sharon Gomez, 530. 521.4541, or Steve Colwell, 206.440.1811
May 28-30 Louisana Association of Orthotists and Prosthetists (LAOP): State Meeting - Lafayette, LA. This year’s Louisiana state meeting will be held in the heart of Cajun country, Lafayette. Whether you’re in the mood for a bowl of gumbo, a round of golf, or a scenic swamp tour, this years LAOP has you covered. Come join us for an event unlike the rest. General Information: Debney Brown, debneybrown@gmail.com; 504.464.5577. Exhibitors Contact: Jennifer Ingraham, jingraham@spsco.com; 800.767.7776 x1173. Speakers: Justi Shipley, 318.226.4279; jshipley@shrinenet.org. For info and hotel registration: www.laop.org
June BOC: Examinations - BOC has year-round testing for all of its exams and no application deadlines. Candidates can apply and test when ready and receive their results instantly for the multiple-choice and clinical-simulation exams. Apply now at http://my.bocusa.org
Jun 17-19 New York State Chapter of AAOP: Annual Meeting - Albany Marriott. Contact: marx4nysaaop@aol.com; www.nysaaop.org
Jun 19-20 PrimeFare East: Regional Scientific Symposium 2015 - Nashville Convention Center, TN. Sponsored by ReliaCare Alliance IPA. Contact: Jane Edwards, 888.388.5243; www.primecareop.com
July BOC: Examinations - BOC has year-round testing for all of its exams and no application deadlines. Candidates can apply and test when ready and receive their results instantly for the multiple-choice and clinical-simulation exams. Apply now at http://my.bocusa.org
Jul 30 - Aug 1 FAOP: 2015 Annual Conference - Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa, Fort Myers, Florida. Educational opportunity for orthotists, prosthetists, pedorthists, and fitters to earn continuing education for state licensure and ABC certification. Contact: 813.265.3267; conference@faop.org; www.faop.org
August BOC: Examinations - BOC has year-round testing for all of its exams and no application deadlines. Candidates can apply and test when ready and receive their results instantly for the multiple-choice and clinical-simulation exams. Apply now at http://my.bocusa.org
Aug 20-21 Össur Academy: Introductory Vacuum Course - Orlando, FL. All aspects of a vacuum suspension prescription will be addressed, including liner materials, pumps, socket fabrication, socket fit, and internal and external seals. Course fee is $250. Approved for 15 ABC/BOC credits. Contact: education coordinator, 888.839.6213 x102; bdavis@ossur.com
September BOC: Examinations - BOC has year-round testing for all of its exams and no application deadlines. Candidates can apply and test when ready and receive their results instantly for the multiple-choice and clinical-simulation exams. Apply now at http://my.bocusa.org
October BOC: Examinations - BOC has year-round testing for all of its exams and no application deadlines. Candidates can apply and test when ready and receive their results instantly for the multiple-choice and clinical-simulation exams. Apply now at http://my.bocusa.org
Oct 15-16 Össur Academy: Introductory Vacuum Course - Orlando, FL. All aspects of a vacuum suspension prescription will be addressed, including liner materials, pumps, socket fabrication, socket fit, and internal and external seals. Course fee is $250. Approved for 15 ABC/BOC credits. Contact: education coordinator, 888.839.6213 x102; bdavis@ossur.com
November BOC: Examinations - BOC has year-round testing for all of its exams and no application deadlines. Candidates can apply and test when ready and receive their results instantly for the multiple-choice and clinical-simulation exams. Apply now at http://my.bocusa.org
December BOC: Examinations - BOC has year-round testing for all of its exams and no application deadlines. Candidates can apply and test when ready and receive their results instantly for the multiple-choice and clinical-simulation exams. Apply now at http://my.bocusa.org
Dec 10-11 Össur Academy: Introductory Vacuum Course - Orlando, FL. All aspects of a vacuum suspension prescription will be addressed, including liner materials, pumps, socket fabrication, socket fit, and internal and external seals. Course fee is $250. Approved for 15 ABC/BOC credits. Contact: education coordinator, 888.839.6213 x102; bdavis@ossur.com
2016
Mar 9-12 Academy: 42nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium - Caribe Royale Resort, Orlando, FL. Contact: Diane Ragusa, 202.380.3663 x208; e-mail: dragusa@oandp.org; www.oandp.org
2017
Mar 1-4 Academy: 43rd Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium - Hyatt Regency Chicago, IL. Contact: Diane Ragusa, 202.380.3663 x208; e-mail: dragusa@oandp.org; www.oandp.org
2018
Feb 14-17 Academy: 44th Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium - Hyatt Regency New Orleans, LA. Contact: Diane Ragusa, 202.380.3663 x208; e-mail: dragusa@oandp.org; www.oandp.org
2019
Mar 6-9 Academy: 45th Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium - Caribe Royale Resort, Orlando, FL. Contact: Diane Ragusa, 202.380.3663 x208; e-mail: dragusa@oandp.org; www.oandp.org
To place your calendar listing online and in the print issue of
The O&P EDGE, contact Claire Koren, , 866.613.0257.