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303.255.0843.

2016
December Examinations - Year-round testing with no deadlines. Fitter candidates can apply – test when ready and receive results instantly. BOCO, BOCP, BOCPD candidates still have 3 years to take their exams. Learn more at www.bocusa.org.
Dec 8-9 Össur: Science of Elevated Vacuum - This course will help you have an understanding of the basic theory behind vacuum suspension and gain experience fitting sockets/componentry for use with vacuum in a clinical setting. Match liner designs and materials with various elevated vacuum suspension methods, including the Aura/Echo locking seal, sealing sleeves, and component configurations. Contact: Barb Davis, bdavis@ossur.com; 407.393.2242
Dec 9-10 ABC: Prosthetic Clinical Patient Management (CPM) Exam - Caruth Health Education Center, St. Petersburg College, Pinellas Park, FL. Contact: 703.836.7114; certification@abcop.org
Dec 10 Össur: Running & Mobility Clinic - presented by Challenged Athletes Foundation — Riverview Multi-Use Sports Complex in Mesa, Arizona. Learn basic, intermediate and comprehensive prosthetic running techniques to improve your mobility! A running prosthesis isn't necessary to participate. All ages and levels of mobility are welcome!
Dec 12-21 St. Petersburg College: Certified Pedorthist Certificate Course - Caruth Health Education Center, Pinellas Park, FL. This is a combined lecture and laboratory course with an online portion.
2017
Jan 1 ABC: Application Deadline for March Exams. - Applications must be received by January 1 for individuals seeking to take the March 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
Jan 6-7 ABC: Orthotic Clinical Patient Management (CPM) Exam - Caruth Health Education Center, St. Petersburg College, Pinellas Park, FL. Contact: 703.836.7114; certification@abcop.org
Jan 9-14 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
Feb 7-10 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. Contact: 949.382.3744
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
Mar 22-25 ACPOC: 2017 Annual Meeting - Omni Houston Galleria Hotel, Texas. Highlights include physician-guided case studies, scientific papers, posters, creative solutions, challenging cases, commercial exhibitors, and technical workshops. CME, CBCPO, and ABC credits awarded. Contact: 847.698.1637; acpoc@aaos.org
Mar 24 Ohio Orthotics and Prosthetics Association: Annual Spring Meeting - Hilton Columbus. Contact: Dianne Farabi, 614.659.0197; dfarabi@columbus.rr.com
Mar 24-25 Ohio Chapter of the AAOP: Annual Spring Technical Meeting - Hilton Columbus. Exhibits included. Contact: Richard W. Butchko, 614.659.0197; butchko1@columbus.rr.com
May 9-12 Össur: Orthotic Fitter Course - Minneapolis, MN. 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
May 18-20 WAMOPA: WAMOPA Annual Meeting - Peppermill Resort Spa Casino, Reno, NV. Visit www.wamopa.com for program and golf tournament updates. Contact: Sharon Gomez, 530. 521.4541; Steve Colwell, 206.440.1811
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 Lechuga, , 303.255.0843.