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2015
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
January CFS: ABC/BOC approved COF/CFTS/CE classes near you! - Pittsburgh, PA; Philadelphia, PA; Orange, CT; Hickory, NC; and Tulsa, OK. ABC and BOC approved. Private fitter classes at your location too! Contact: 918.266.3678; www.cfslearningstore.com
January 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
Jan 29 St. Petersburg College: Mastectomy Fitter Course - Expand Your Skills with a Leader in O&P Education! Register Now for Certification or Continuing Education Courses at St. Petersburg College. Other continuing education courses are available. The HOPE Careers Consortium is funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. Contact: www.spcollege.edu/orthotics-ceu or call 727.614.7268
Feb 1 ABC: Practitioner Residency Completion Deadline for March Exams - All practitioner candidates have an additional 30 days after the application deadline to complete their residency. Contact: 703.836.7114; certification@abcop.org; www.abcop.org/certification
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
February CFS: ABC/BOC approved COF/CFTS/CE classes near you! - Dallas, TX; Jackson, MS; Shreveport, LA; Little Rock, AR; Pittsburgh, PA; Philadelphia, PA; St Louis, MO; Kansas City, MO; and Tulsa, OK. ABC and BOC approved. Private fitter classes at your location too! Contact: 918.266.3678; www.cfslearningstore.com
February Footco Orthopedic Biomechanics Education: Orthotic Design in Theory and Practice - featuring Tim Porcelli. Saturdays, February 21 and 28. For more information and for March and April dates, visit www.footco.org; 312.409.2175
February 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
Feb 5 Össur: Introductory Vacuum - Foothill Ranch, CA. During this 301 Course attendees will learn the benefits of elevated vacuum technology, how to cast, fabricate and troubleshoot a good fitting TT/TF socket, and which liners and/or components work best with these advanced techniques. Ossur.com/Academy
Feb 6-7 St. Petersburg College: Orthotic Fitter Course - Expand Your Skills with a Leader in O&P Education! Register Now for Certification or Continuing Education Courses at St. Petersburg College. Other continuing education courses are available. The HOPE Careers Consortium is funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. Contact: www.spcollege.edu/orthotics-ceu or call 727.614.7268
Feb 7 - Apr 18 St. Petersburg College: Pedorthist Course (Saturdays) - Expand Your Skills with a Leader in O&P Education! Register Now for Certification or Continuing Education Courses at St. Petersburg College. Other continuing education courses are available. The HOPE Careers Consortium is funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. Contact: www.spcollege.edu/orthotics-ceu or call 727.614.7268
Feb 13 Össur: Transtibial Solutions - Long Beach, CA. In this seminar, you will learn the benefits of Össur socket technology — including Iceross locking liners, Icelocks, and the Modular Socket System (MSS) — by participating in hands-on sessions for casting, fitting test sockets, and applying MSS for casting and definitive sockets. Ossur.com/Academy
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 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 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
Feb 26-27 Össur: Transfemoral Solutions - Orlando, FL. In this 2-day seminar, attendees will learn how Össur products can provide total TF solutions, how custom fabrication and custom liner services can be applicable to their practices, and how an Össur socket fitting methodology can provide consistent, accurate results. 11 CEUs. Ossur.com/Academy
Feb 27 St. Petersburg College: Mastectomy Fitter Course - Expand Your Skills with a Leader in O&P Education! Register Now for Certification or Continuing Education Courses at St. Petersburg College. Other continuing education courses are available. The HOPE Careers Consortium is funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. Contact: www.spcollege.edu/orthotics-ceu or call 727.614.7268
Mar 1 ABC: Application Deadline for Certification Exams - Applications must be received by March 1 for individuals seeking to take the April practitioner CPM exam or the May written and written simulation certification exams. Contact: 703.836.7114; certification@abcop.org; www.abcop.org/certification
March Footco Orthopedic Biomechanics Education: Orthotic Design in Theory and Practice - featuring Tim Porcelli. Saturdays, March 14 and 28. For more information and for April and May dates, visit www.footco.org; 312.409.2175
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 2 Bio-Mechanical Composites, Inc.: Winter 2015 Learning and Leisure, Dynamic Response Orthotic System certification course - Join us at the Hilton Hotel (Seattle Airport and Conference Center) in Seattle, WA. The workshop fulfills requirement for Phase I toward certification as a Dynamic Response Systems Specialist. 7.75 CEUs. Registration information available on our website. For more information, contact 515.554.6132; www.phatbraces.com
Mar 5-6 Össur: Advanced Vacuum - Orlando, FL. This 2-day seminar includes such advanced vacuum applications as: difficult transtibial fittings, transfemoral vacuum fitting with the Össur Iceross® Seal-In® X TF liner, and using a flexible inner liner with vacuum suspension. Ossur.com/Academy
Mar 11-12 Össur: Advanced Vacuum - Foothill Ranch, CA. This 2-day seminar includes such advanced vacuum applications as: difficult transtibial fittings, transfemoral vacuum fitting with the Össur Iceross® Seal-In® X TF liner, and using a flexible inner liner with vacuum suspension. Ossur.com/Academy
Mar 12-13 Össur: Prosthetic Outcomes for Physical Therapists - Orlando, FL. From post-op to prosthetic fitting, this course covers the continuum of care. Various patient management skills and proper training with prosthetic components will be reviewed. Ossur.com/Academy
Mar 14-15 ABC: Orthotic Clinical Patient Management (CPM) Exam - University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas.. Contact: 703.836.7114; certification@abcop.org; www.abcop.org/certification
Mar 16-21 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
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 19-20 Össur: Introductory Vacuum - Orlando, FL. During this 301 Course attendees will learn the benefits of elevated vacuum technology, how to cast, fabricate and troubleshoot a good fitting TT/TF socket, and which liners and/or components work best with these advanced techniques. 15 CEUs. Ossur.com/Academy
Mar 20-21 St. Petersburg College: Orthotic Fitter Course - Expand Your Skills with a Leader in O&P Education! Register Now for Certification or Continuing Education Courses at St. Petersburg College. Other continuing education courses are available. The HOPE Careers Consortium is funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. Contact: www.spcollege.edu/orthotics-ceu or call 727.614.7268
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 20-21 ABC: Prosthetic Clinical Patient Management (CPM) Exam - University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas. Contact: 703.836.7114; certification@abcop.org; www.abcop.org/certification
Mar 25-27 OandP Education: Orthotic, Mastectomy, and Therapeutic Shoe Fitter Courses - DoubleTree by Hilton San Diego-Hotel Circle, CA. Orthotic fitter lab: March 25-26, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Mastectomy fitter and therapeutic shoe fitter distance learning labs: March 27, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Contact: holly@oandpedu.com; 530.229.0337; http://tinyurl.com/ob7rjlp
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 8-11 Motion Control: SuperCourse Spring 2015 - Motion Control Headquarters, Salt Lake City, UT. • In-depth training of Utah Arm 3+ / Hybrid Arm / ProPlus TDs and Wrist. • Hands-on experience with UI-software - bring your Windows laptop. • Casting/fitting/socket design for SD/FQ, T-H, T-R levels; patient subjects provided. • Latest MC components, integrating with i-limb, bebionic, and others. • Convenient Wednesday-Saturday schedule. • Plus training in the NEW F.L.A.G. (Force Limiting Auto Grasp) feature for ETD & Hand. The 4-day SuperCourse fee is $1,350.00. CEUs: 28 (estimated) ABC/BOC. Contact: 1.888.MYO.ARMS; info@UtahArm.com; www.UtahArm.com
Apr 13-15 Applied Technology Institute (ATi): Orthotic Fitter School - Courtyard Atlanta Gwinnett Mall, Duluth GA. . 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 available on our website. Contact: Lois Meier, 888.265.6077; lois@kasseledu.com; www.kasseledu.com
Apr 15-17 OandP Education: Orthotic, Mastectomy, and Therapeutic Shoe Fitter Courses - Homewood Suites by Hilton Baltimore-BWI Airport, Linthicum, MD. Orthotic fitter lab: April 15-16, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Mastectomy fitter and therapeutic shoe fitter distance learning labs: April 17, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Contact: holly@oandpedu.com; 530.229.0337; http://tinyurl.com/lco97dg
Apr 16-18 Northwest Chapter of AAOP: Annual Meeting - , Red Lion Hotel Bellevue, WA. For more information and to register, contact 425.418.8907; nwaaop@gmail.com; www.nwaaop.org
Apr 17 St. Petersburg College: Mastectomy Fitter Course - Expand Your Skills with a Leader in O&P Education! Register Now for Certification or Continuing Education Courses at St. Petersburg College. Other continuing education courses are available. The HOPE Careers Consortium is funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. Contact: www.spcollege.edu/orthotics-ceu or call 727.614.7268
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 22 Össur: Transtibial Solutions - Dallas, TX. In this seminar, you will learn the benefits of Össur socket technology — including Iceross locking liners, Icelocks, and the Modular Socket System (MSS) — by participating in hands-on sessions for casting, fitting test sockets, and applying MSS for casting and definitive sockets. Ossur.com/Academy
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 24-25 Össur: Flex-Run Workshop and Mobility Clinic - Washington, D.C. Bring a patient and roll up your sleeves for this participatory workshop and clinic, where you will learn the basics of aligning a sports prosthesis, then help your patient learn to use it. Ossur.com/Academy
Apr 30 - May 1 Össur: Transtibial Solutions - Orlando, FL. In this seminar, you will learn the benefits of Össur socket technology — including Iceross locking liners, Icelocks, and the Modular Socket System (MSS) — by participating in hands-on sessions for casting, fitting test sockets, and applying MSS for casting and definitive sockets. 11 CEUs. Ossur.com/Academy
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 2 Össur: Mobility Clinic, Presented by the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) - Washington, D.C. 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. www.ossur.com/mobilityclinics
May 4-13 St. Petersburg College: Pedorthist Course (Saturdays) - Expand Your Skills with a Leader in O&P Education! Register Now for Certification or Continuing Education Courses at St. Petersburg College. Other continuing education courses are available. The HOPE Careers Consortium is funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. Contact: www.spcollege.edu/orthotics-ceu or call 727.614.7268
May 7 Össur: Introductory Vacuum - Foothill Ranch, CA. During this 301 Course attendees will learn the benefits of elevated vacuum technology, how to cast, fabricate and troubleshoot a good fitting TT/TF socket, and which liners and/or components work best with these advanced techniques. Ossur.com/Academy
May 13-14 Össur: Advanced Vacuum - Foothill Ranch, CA. This 2-day seminar includes such advanced vacuum applications as: difficult transtibial fittings, transfemoral vacuum fitting with the Össur Iceross® Seal-In® X TF liner, and using a flexible inner liner with vacuum suspension. Ossur.com/Academy
May 13-16 ACPOC: 2015 Annual Meeting - Clearwater Beach, FL. Highlights: Physician-guided case studies, scientific papers, posters, creative solutions, challenging cases, commercial exhibitors, and technical workshops. CME, CBCPO, and ABC credits awarded. Visit www.acpoc.org for information. Questions? Contact: 847.698.1637; acpoc@aaos.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 14-15 Össur: Introductory Vacuum - Orlando, FL. During this 301 Course attendees will learn the benefits of elevated vacuum technology, how to cast, fabricate and troubleshoot a good fitting TT/TF socket, and which liners and/or components work best with these advanced techniques. 15 CEUs. Ossur.com/Academy
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 4-5 Össur: Advanced Vacuum - Orlando, FL. This 2-day seminar includes such advanced vacuum applications as: difficult transtibial fittings, transfemoral vacuum fitting with the Össur Iceross® Seal-In® X TF liner, and using a flexible inner liner with vacuum suspension. Ossur.com/Academy
Jun 6 Össur: Mobility Clinic, Presented by the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) - New York, NY. 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. www.ossur.com/mobilityclinics
Jun 11-12 Michigan Orthotics & Prosthetics Association (MOPA): Michigan Continuing Education Meeting - DoubleTree by Hilton Bay City-Riverfront. Now offering pedorthic continuing education credits. Contact: 517.784.1142; www.mopa.info
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
Jun 22-25 ISPO: World Congress 2015 - Lyon, France. The ISPO World Congress 2015 is a multidisciplinary forum that gathers professionals from the P&O and rehabilitation fields around the world to discuss the latest developments in the field. Contact: www.ispo2015.org
Jun 25-26 Össur: Transfemoral Solutions - Orlando, FL. In this 2-day seminar, attendees will learn how Össur products can provide total TF solutions, how custom fabrication and custom liner services can be applicable to their practices, and how an Össur socket fitting methodology can provide consistent, accurate results. 11 CEUs. Ossur.com/Academy
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 25 Össur: Mobility Clinic - Tuscon, AZ. Bring a patient and roll up your sleeves for this participatory workshop and clinic, where you will learn the basics of aligning a sports prosthesis, then help your patient learn to use it. Ossur.com/Academy
Jul 27 - Aug 5 St. Petersburg College: Pedorthist Course (Saturdays) - Expand Your Skills with a Leader in O&P Education! Register Now for Certification or Continuing Education Courses at St. Petersburg College. Other continuing education courses are available. The HOPE Careers Consortium is funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. Contact: www.spcollege.edu/orthotics-ceu or call 727.614.7268
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
Jul 31 - Aug 1 Össur: Flex-Run Workshop and Mobility Clinic - Boston, MA. Bring a patient and roll up your sleeves for this participatory workshop and clinic, where you will learn the basics of aligning a sports prosthesis, then help your patient learn to use it. Ossur.com/Academy
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 7-8 Össur: Prosthetic Outcomes for Physical Therapists - Orlando, FL. From post-op to prosthetic fitting, this course covers the continuum of care. Various patient management skills and proper training with prosthetic components will be reviewed. Ossur.com/Academy
Aug 13 Össur: Introductory Vacuum - Foothill Ranch, CA. During this 301 Course attendees will learn the benefits of elevated vacuum technology, how to cast, fabricate and troubleshoot a good fitting TT/TF socket, and which liners and/or components work best with these advanced techniques. Ossur.com/Academy
Aug 13-14 Össur: Advanced Vacuum - Orlando, FL. This 2-day seminar includes such advanced vacuum applications as: difficult transtibial fittings, transfemoral vacuum fitting with the Össur Iceross® Seal-In® X TF liner, and using a flexible inner liner with vacuum suspension. Ossur.com/Academy
Aug 19-20 Össur: Advanced Vacuum - Foothill Ranch, CA. This 2-day seminar includes such advanced vacuum applications as: difficult transtibial fittings, transfemoral vacuum fitting with the Össur Iceross® Seal-In® X TF liner, and using a flexible inner liner with vacuum suspension. Ossur.com/Academy
Aug 20-21 Össur: Introductory Vacuum - Orlando, FL. During this 301 Course attendees will learn the benefits of elevated vacuum technology, how to cast, fabricate and troubleshoot a good fitting TT/TF socket, and which liners and/or components work best with these advanced techniques. 15 CEUs. Ossur.com/Academy
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
Sep 24-25 Össur: Transfemoral Solutions - Orlando, FL. In this 2-day seminar, attendees will learn how Össur products can provide total TF solutions, how custom fabrication and custom liner services can be applicable to their practices, and how an Össur socket fitting methodology can provide consistent, accurate results. 11 CEUs. Ossur.com/Academy
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 2-3 Össur: Prosthetic Outcomes for Physical Therapists - Orlando, FL. From post-op to prosthetic fitting, this course covers the continuum of care. Various patient management skills and proper training with prosthetic components will be reviewed. Ossur.com/Academy
Oct 11 Össur: Flex-Run Workshop and Mobility Clinic - San Antonio, TX. Bring a patient and roll up your sleeves for this participatory workshop and clinic, where you will learn the basics of aligning a sports prosthesis, then help your patient learn to use it. Ossur.com/Academy
Oct 15-16 Össur: Introductory Vacuum - Orlando, FL. During this 301 Course attendees will learn the benefits of elevated vacuum technology, how to cast, fabricate and troubleshoot a good fitting TT/TF socket, and which liners and/or components work best with these advanced techniques. 15 CEUs. Ossur.com/Academy
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 Össur: Flex-Run Workshop - Long Beach, CA. Bring a patient and roll up your sleeves for this participatory workshop and clinic, where you will learn the basics of aligning a sports prosthesis, then help your patient learn to use it. Ossur.com/Academy
Oct 17 Össur: Mobility Clinic - San Diego, CA. Bring a patient and roll up your sleeves for this participatory workshop and clinic, where you will learn the basics of aligning a sports prosthesis, then help your patient learn to use it. Ossur.com/Academy
Oct 22-23 Össur: Transtibial Solutions - Orlando, FL. In this seminar, you will learn the benefits of Össur socket technology — including Iceross locking liners, Icelocks, and the Modular Socket System (MSS) — by participating in hands-on sessions for casting, fitting test sockets, and applying MSS for casting and definitive sockets. 11 CEUs. Ossur.com/Academy
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 5 Össur: Introductory Vacuum - Foothill Ranch, CA. During this 301 Course attendees will learn the benefits of elevated vacuum technology, how to cast, fabricate and troubleshoot a good fitting TT/TF socket, and which liners and/or components work best with these advanced techniques. Ossur.com/Academy
Nov 5-6 Össur: Advanced Vacuum - Orlando, FL. This 2-day seminar includes such advanced vacuum applications as: difficult transtibial fittings, transfemoral vacuum fitting with the Össur Iceross® Seal-In® X TF liner, and using a flexible inner liner with vacuum suspension. Ossur.com/Academy
Nov 11-12 Össur: Advanced Vacuum - Foothill Ranch, CA. This 2-day seminar includes such advanced vacuum applications as: difficult transtibial fittings, transfemoral vacuum fitting with the Össur Iceross® Seal-In® X TF liner, and using a flexible inner liner with vacuum suspension. Ossur.com/Academy
Nov 12-13 Össur: Transfemoral Solutions - Orlando, FL. In this 2-day seminar, attendees will learn how Össur products can provide total TF solutions, how custom fabrication and custom liner services can be applicable to their practices, and how an Össur socket fitting methodology can provide consistent, accurate results. 11 CEUs. Ossur.com/Academy
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
Dec 10-11 Össur: Introductory Vacuum - Orlando, FL. During this 301 Course attendees will learn the benefits of elevated vacuum technology, how to cast, fabricate and troubleshoot a good fitting TT/TF socket, and which liners and/or components work best with these advanced techniques. 15 CEUs. Ossur.com/Academy
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.