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2015
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
Sep 10-11 Orthomerica: Wound & Limb Salvage Seminar - Earn 14 CEUs and increase your referral sources as a certified OWLS practitioner by attending this ABC-accredited seminar in Schaumburg, Illinois. Tuition is $495; each attendee receives two free OWLS Products (a $750 value.) Contact: Contact Isora Purvis, 877.737.8444
Sep 14-19 ABC: Written and Written Simulation Certification Exams - ABC certification exams will be administered for orthotists, prosthetists, pedorthists, orthotic fitters, mastectomy fitters, therapeutic shoe fitters, and orthotic and prosthetic assistants and technicians in 250 locations nationwide. Contact: 703.836.7114; certification@abcop.org;
Sep 17 Progressive Gaitways: Developmental Orthopedics of the Trunk & Lower Extremity - Baltimore, MD. Explore pediatric orthopedic development processes contributing to pathomechanics commonly observed in children with hypotonia, cerebral palsy, excessive foot pronation, and in-toed gait. Instructor: Beverly Cusick, PT, MS, NDT, COF. 8 CEUs. Contact: 866.410.8062
Sep 18 Progressive Gaitways: New Paradigms in Pediatric Equinus Deformity Management - Baltimore, MD. Instructor Beverly Cusick, PT, MS, NDT, COF, challenges the rationale and effectiveness of common equinus deformity interventions (stretching, 0° plantarflexion, toxin injections, and surgical lengthening of the triceps surae). 7.75 CEUs. Contact: 866.410.8062
Sep 18-19 Progressive Gaitways: Instructor Beverly Cusick, PT, MS, NDT, COF, challenges the rationale and effectiveness of common equinus deformity interventions (stretching, 0° plantarflexion, toxin injections, and surgical lengthening of the triceps surae). 7.75 CEUs. - San Diego, CA.. Review therapeutic evaluation and treatment of pediatric equinus gait. Learn and practice a structured approach to evaluation and management. Instructor: Liesa Persaud, PT, DPT, PCS, CKTP. 16 CEUs. Contact: 866.410.8062
Sep 24 Prosthetic Design Inc.: Elevated Vacuum Locking System (EVLS) Using 3D Printed Sockets Training - Dayton, OH.. The course allows you to acquire firsthand experience with the EVLS along with 3D printing methods. 8.0 CEUs. Contact: Bob Carpenter, 800.459.0177; bcarpenter@prostheticdesign.com
Sep 25-26 POMAC (Prosthetic and Orthotic Management Associates Corporation): Continuing Education Seminar - LaGuardia Plaza Hotel, East Elmhurst, NY. Contact: Drew Shreter 800.946.9170
Sep 25-26 Progressive Gaitways: Evaluation and Management of Pediatric Toe Walking - Cleveland, OH. Review therapeutic evaluation and treatment of pediatric equinus gait. Learn and practice a structured approach to evaluation and management. Instructor: Liesa Persaud PT, DPT, PCS, CKTP. 16 CEUs. Contact: 866.410.8062
Oct 1 ACPOC: 2016 Annual Meeting Call for Papers Deadline - Visit our website for meeting information and instructions to submit an abstract online. Questions? Contact: 847.698.1637; acpoc@aaos.org
Oct 1-3 NCAAOP: 2015 NC/SC Annual Meeting - The Ballantyne, Charlotte, NC. Contact www.ncaaop.com/joinrenew-membership for more information. For exhibitors and sponsorship opportunities, contact Jennifer Ingraham, 800.767.7776 x1173; jingraham@spsco.com; or Skyland Prosthetics, 828.684.1644
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 5-24 Academy of Pedorthic Science: Pedorthist Certificate Program - This is an NCOPE and university-sponsored pedorthic precertification course. Complete full course in three weeks. Contact: 866.338.2597 for program information and registration
Oct 9-10 Progressive Gaitways: Evaluation and Management of Pediatric Toe Walking - St. Paul, MN. Review therapeutic evaluation and treatment of pediatric equinus gait. Learn and practice a structured approach to evaluation and management. Instructor: Liesa Persaud PT, DPT, PCS, CKTP. 16 CEUs. Contact: 866.410.8062
Oct 13-16 Össur: Orthotic Fitter Course - Atlanta, GA. 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. Contact: 949.382.3755; https://ossurofcatlanta2015.eventbrite.com
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
Oct 16 Progressive Gaitways: Posture & Torso Alignment for Pediatric Neuromotor Training (CTF Level 1) - St. Louis, MO.. Review of relevant pediatric orthopedic issues and sciences pursuant to neuromotor re-education for posture and torso alignment. Instructor: Liesa Persaud PT, DPT, PCS, CKTP. 8 CEUs. Contact: 866.410.8062
Oct 17 Progressive Gaitways: Pediatric In-Toeing & Out-Toeing Management (CTF Level 2) - St. Louis, MO. Pediatric LE skeletal and joint development in transverse plane (medial/lateral joint rotation and long bone torsion) and foot progression angle (FPA). Instructor: Liesa Persaud PT, DPT, PCS, CKTP. 7.75 CEUs. Contact: 866.410.8062
Oct 17 Össur: Mobility Clinic, Presented by the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) - San Diego, CA. Bring your patients to a truly unique, free event with world-renowned experts in lower-limb amputee mobility Bob Gailey, PhD, PT, and Peter Harsch, CP. No running prosthesis needed to participate. All ages and abilities welcome.
Oct 22-24 Virginia Orthotic & Prosthetic Association: Annual Meeting and Reimbursement Boot Camp - Hyatt Regency Reston, Reston, VA.
Oct 22-25 ISPO: Skills for Life 4 Workshop - Houston Marriott at the Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas. Sponsored by the U.S. National Member Society of ISPO. Contact: 614.659.0197, www.usispo.org/skills_for_life.asp
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
Nov 4-6 New Jersey Chapter of AAOP: 21st Annual Continuing Education Seminar - Harrah’s Resort, Atlantic City. Contact: Lisa Lindenberg, 973.609.2263; director@njaaop.org
Nov 6 COPA: O&P Innovation and Technology Symposium-Driving the Future of O&P - UCSF Milberry Union Event & Meeting Center. 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Gain firsthand knowledge of cutting-edge technologies, emerging trends in patient care procedures, and invaluable insights about osseointegration, exoskeletal bionics, and 3D printing. Contact: 916.498.7778
Nov 7 Össur: Mobility Clinic, Presented by the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) - San Fransisco, CA. Bring your patients to a truly unique, free event with world-renowned experts in lower-limb amputee mobility Bob Gailey, PhD, PT, and Peter Harsch, CP. No running prosthesis needed to participate. All ages and abilities welcome.
Nov 18-20 OPIE Con: Futura and OPIE Software Training - San Diego, CA. OPIE Con is our new, comprehensive, semiannual user conference and training event. Ranging from one to three days of hands-on training, we offer educational tracks for Kickstarter, Administrative & Compliance, Billing, Clinical, and Futura. Register now! Contact: Christy Butler, 352.872.5419; christy.butler@oandp.com
Nov 18-20 OPIE Con: Futura and OPIE Software Training - San Diego, CA. OPIE Con is our new, comprehensive, semiannual user conference and training event. Ranging from one to three days of hands-on training, we offer educational tracks for Kickstarter, Administrative & Compliance, Billing, Clinical, and Futura. Register now! Contact: Christy Butler, 352.872.5419; christy.butler@oandp.com
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 3-5 Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago: Pediatric Gait Analysis - Chicago, IL. A segmental kinematic approach to orthotic management featuring Elaine Owen. 22.0 ABC CEUs. Contact: Melissa Kolski, 312.238.7731; www.ric.org/education
Dec 4 Progressive Gaitways: Posture & Torso Alignment for Pediatric Neuromotor Training (CTF Level 1) - Charlotte, NC. Review of relevant pediatric orthopedic issues and sciences pursuant to neuromotor re-education for posture and torso alignment. Instructor: Liesa Persaud PT, DPT, PCS, CKTP. 8 CEUs. Contact: 866.410.8062
Dec 5 Progressive Gaitways: Pediatric In-Toeing & Out-Toeing Management (CTF Level 2) - Charlotte, NC. Pediatric LE skeletal and joint development in transverse plane (medial/lateral joint rotation and long bone torsion) and foot progression angle (FPA). Instructor: Liesa Persaud PT, DPT, PCS, CKTP. 7.75 CEUs. Contact: 866.410.8062
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
Dec 11-12 Progressive Gaitways: Evaluation and Management of Pediatric Toe Walking - Baltimore, MD.. Review therapeutic evaluation and treatment of pediatric equinus gait. Learn and practice a structured approach to evaluation and management. Instructor: Liesa Persaud PT, DPT, PCS, CKTP. 16 CEUs. Contact: 866.410.8062
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 Alyssa Peratt, , 303.255.0843.