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2014
July 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. Contact: Apply online: http://my.bocusa.org
July 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
July 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
July 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
Jul 31 - Aug 1 Össur: Transtibial Solutions—Optimal Outcomes in Socket Fabrication - Orlando, FL. You will learn the benefits of applying a specific methodology to optimize socket fit. Össur socket technology, including Iceross locking liners, Icelocks, and the Modular Socket System (MSS), will be highlighted. You will participate in hands-on sessions for casting, applying MSS for casting and definitive sockets, and fitting test sockets. 11 CEUs. Contact: www.ossur.com/about-ossur/ossur-academy
Jul 31 - Aug 2 Florida Association of O&P (FAOP): 2014 Annual Conference - Renaissance Orlando at Sea World. 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
Aug 1 ABC: Practitioner Residency Completion Deadline for the September Exams - Contact: 703.836.7114; certification@abcop.org; www.abcop.org/certification
Aug 1-2 ABC: Prosthetic Clinical Patient Management (CPM) Exam - Caruth Health Education Center, St. Petersburg College, FL. Contact: 703.836.7114; certification@abcop.org; www.abcop.org/certification
August 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
August 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
August 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. Contact: Apply online: http://my.bocusa.org
Aug 5-8 Össur: Orthotic Fitter Course - Denver, CO. Össur’s Orthotic Fitter course is an entry-level prerequisite program for testing to become an ABC Certified Fitter-orthotics (CFo) or a BOC Certified Orthotic Fitter (COF). The registration fee is $600. Lunch will be provided daily, and a negotiated group room rate will be arranged for those who would like hotel accommodations. For our alumni, a variety of courses are offered on an ongoing basis to provide free continuing education to maintain your ABC or BOC certification. We offer both web learning and live CEU courses. Contact: Donna Drysdale ddrysdale@ossur.com; 949.383.3755
Aug 8-9 Texas Chapter of AAOP: Annual Meeting - Grand Hyatt San Antonio Riverwalk. Contact: Katie Brinkley, secretary-treasurer@txaaop.org; 940.206.7807; www.txaaop.org
Aug 18-22 Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of New Brunswick: MEC ’14 - Fredericton, Canada. MEC ’14 is of special interest to those in the field of upper-limb prosthetics and myoelectric controls. Keynote speakers will be Paul D. Marasco, PhD, Dan Blocka, BSc, CO(c), FCBC, and Linda Resnik, PhD, PT. Contact: mec@unb.ca; www.unb.ca/conferences/mec/
Aug 21-22 Evolution Industries: Course 301: Use of Elevated Vacuum for Maximum Suspension - Orlando, FL. All aspects of a vacuum suspension prescription are addressed, including liner materials, pumps, socket fabrication, socket fit, and internal and external seals. Visit our website to learn more. Course fee is $250. Approved for 15 ABC/BOC credits. Contact: education coordinator 888.839.6213 ext. 102; education@evoii.com; www.evoii.com/education
Aug 28-29 Össur: Transtibial Solutions—Optimal Outcomes in Socket Fabrication - Orlando, FL. You will learn the benefits of applying a specific methodology to optimize socket fit. Össur socket technology, including Iceross locking liners, Icelocks, and the Modular Socket System (MSS), will be highlighted. You will participate in hands-on sessions for casting, applying MSS for casting and definitive sockets, and fitting test sockets. 11 CEUs. Contact: www.ossur.com/about-ossur/ossur-academy; http://aug-transtibial-solutions.eventbrite.com
September 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
September 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. Contact: Apply online: http://my.bocusa.org
September 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
Sep 4-7 medi USA: AOPA 2014 National Assembly - Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV. medi USA will be there. Visit us at booth number 1557. Contact: 571.431.0876; info@aopanet.org; www.aopanet.org
Sep 4-7 The O&P EDGE and Amplitude Media Group: AOPA National Assembly - Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV. Come visit us at booth #839 to be entered to win an Amazon gift card! Contact: 303.255.0843; info@opedge.com; info@amplitude-media.com
Sep 6 EDGE Custom Publications: The Story Strategy: Marketing Your O&P Facility with Quality Content - AOPA National Assembly, 2–5 p.m., Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV. Learn how to use patient case studies as a powerful component in your O&P facility’s marketing strategy. The presentation is included in the program, “Marketing and More for the Business Manager.” Contact: Doug Chartier, 303.255.0843; doug@edgecustompubs.com; www.oandp.com/edgecustompubs
Sep 10-12 OandP Education: Orthotic, Mastectomy, and Therapeutic Shoe Fitter Courses - DoubleTree by Hilton San Diego-Hotel Circle, CA. Orthotic fitter lab: September 10–11, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Mastectomy fitter and therapeutic shoe fitter distance learning labs: September 12, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Contact: 866.949.2776; www.oandpedu.com/schedule
Sep 16-19 Össur: Orthotic Fitter Course - St. Louis, MO. Össur’s Orthotic Fitter course is an entry-level prerequisite program for testing to become an ABC Certified Fitter-orthotics (CFo) or a BOC Certified Orthotic Fitter (COF). The registration fee is $600. Lunch will be provided daily, and a negotiated group room rate will be arranged for those who would like hotel accommodations. For our alumni, a variety of courses are offered on an ongoing basis to provide free continuing education to maintain your ABC or BOC certification. We offer both web learning and live CEU courses. Contact: Donna Drysdale ddrysdale@ossur.com; 949.383.3755
Sep 18-19 Evolution Industries: Course 301: Use of Elevated Vacuum for Maximum Suspension - Orlando, FL. All aspects of a vacuum suspension prescription are addressed, including liner materials, pumps, socket fabrication, socket fit, and internal and external seals. Visit our website to learn more. Course fee is $250. Approved for 15 ABC/BOC credits. Contact: education coordinator 888.839.6213 ext. 102; education@evoii.com; www.evoii.com/education
Sep 21 Össur: Mobility Clinic, Presented by the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF), - Boston, MA. 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. Contact: www.ossur.com/mobilityclinics
October 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. Contact: Apply online: http://my.bocusa.org
October 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
October 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
Oct 8-10 New England Chapter of AAOP: Annual Meeting - Manchester, NH. Conveniently located minutes from the airport at the Radisson Hotel Manchester Downtown. Contact: Erin Cammarata, 978.835.3084; erin@oandp-solutions.com; www.regonline.com/manchester2014
Oct 8-10 OandP Education: Orthotic, Mastectomy, and Therapeutic Shoe Fitter Courses, - Homewood Suites by Hilton Baltimore-BWI Airport, Linthicum, MD. Orthotic fitter lab: October 8–9, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Mastectomy fitter and therapeutic shoe fitter distance learning labs: October 10, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Contact: 866.949.2776; www.oandpedu.com/schedule
Oct 10 Bio-Mechanical Composites, Inc.: Dynamic Response Orthotic System Certification Course - LaGuardia Airport Marriott, East Elmhurst, NY. Join us on the day prior to the POMAC seminar. This Fall 2014 Learning and Leisure Workshop fulfills the Phase I requirement toward certification as a dynamic response systems specialist. 7.75 CEUs. Contact: 515.554.6132; www.phatbraces.com
Oct 11 POMAC (Prosthetic and Orthotic Management Associates Corporation): Continuing Education Seminar - LaGuardia Airport Hotel, East Elmhurst, NY. Co-sponsor is PEL. Contact: Drew Shreter www.pomac.com; 800.946.9170
Oct 15-18 Motion Control: Fall 2014 SuperCourse - Fillauer Headquarters, Chattanooga, TN. • In-depth training of Utah Arm 3+ / Hybrid Arm / ProPlus TDs and Wrist. • Hands-on experience with UI-software - bring your Windows laptop. • Convenient Wednesday-Saturday schedule. • Patient casting/fitting/socket design; SD/FQ, T-H, and T-R. • Latest MC components,integrating with i-limb, bebionic, and others. • Plus training in the NEW FLAG (Force Limiting Auto Grasp) feature for MC ETD. The 4-day SuperCourse fee is $1,350.00 CEUs: ~28 ABC (estimated) Contact: 1.888.MYO.ARMS; info@UtahArm.com
Oct 16-17 Evolution Industries: Course 301: Use of Elevated Vacuum for Maximum Suspension - Orlando, FL. All aspects of a vacuum suspension prescription are addressed, including liner materials, pumps, socket fabrication, socket fit, and internal and external seals. Visit our website to learn more. Course fee is $250. Approved for 15 ABC/BOC credits. Contact: education coordinator 888.839.6213 ext. 102; education@evoii.com; www.evoii.com/education
Oct 16-18 Virginia Orthotic & Prosthetic Association: Annual Meeting - Wyndham Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center, Glen Allen.
Oct 18 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. Contact: www.ossur.com/mobilityclinics
Oct 19-22 US ISPO and Uniting Frontiers: Overcoming Physical Disability - JW Marriott Hotel Quito, Ecuador. Multi-disciplinary forum for physical rehabilitation professionals. Representatives from Central and South America, the United States, Canada, and Mexico will attend. Contact: 614.6590197; www.usispo.org
Oct 21-24 Össur: Orthotic Fitter Course - Boston, MA. Össur’s Orthotic Fitter course is an entry-level prerequisite program for testing to become an ABC Certified Fitter-orthotics (CFo) or a BOC Certified Orthotic Fitter (COF). The registration fee is $600. Lunch will be provided daily, and a negotiated group room rate will be arranged for those who would like hotel accommodations. For our alumni, a variety of courses are offered on an ongoing basis to provide free continuing education to maintain your ABC or BOC certification. We offer both web learning and live CEU courses. Contact: Donna Drysdale ddrysdale@ossur.com; 949.383.3755
Nov 1 Össur: Mobility Clinic, Presented by the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) - Orlando, FL. 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. Contact: www.ossur.com/mobilityclinics
November 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. Contact: Apply online: http://my.bocusa.org
November 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
November 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
Nov 5-7 New Jersey Chapter of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists: 20th Annual Continuing Education Seminar - Revel Casino Hotel, Atlantic City. Contact: Lisa Lindenberg, 973.609.2263; lindenberglisa@yahoo.com; www.njaaop.com
Nov 7 COPA: Northern California Educational Event - Hilton Garden Inn San Francisco/Oakland Bay Bridge, Emeryville, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. While overlooking the breathtaking San Francisco Bay, learn about new products, patient care trends, and how to run a more profitable O&P business. Approved for ABC/BOC CEUs. Contact: 916.498.7778; https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/?eventid=1567170
Nov 13-14 Evolution Industries: Course 301: Use of Elevated Vacuum for Maximum Suspension - Orlando, FL. All aspects of a vacuum suspension prescription are addressed, including liner materials, pumps, socket fabrication, socket fit, and internal and external seals. Visit our website to learn more. Course fee is $250. Approved for 15 ABC/BOC credits. Contact: education coordinator 888.839.6213 ext. 102; education@evoii.com; www.evoii.com/education
Nov 15 Midwest Chapter, American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP): One Day Fall Symposium - 8641 West 95th Street, Hickory Hills, IL.
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. Contact: Apply online: http://my.bocusa.org
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
Dec 2-5 Össur: Orthotic Fitter Course - Nashville, TN. Össur’s Orthotic Fitter course is an entry-level prerequisite program for testing to become an ABC Certified Fitter-orthotics (CFo) or a BOC Certified Orthotic Fitter (COF). The registration fee is $600. Lunch will be provided daily, and a negotiated group room rate will be arranged for those who would like hotel accommodations. For our alumni, a variety of courses are offered on an ongoing basis to provide free continuing education to maintain your ABC or BOC certification. We offer both web learning and live CEU courses. Contact: Donna Drysdale ddrysdale@ossur.com; 949.383.3755
Dec 11-12 Evolution Industries: Course 301: Use of Elevated Vacuum for Maximum Suspension - Orlando, FL. All aspects of a vacuum suspension prescription are addressed, including liner materials, pumps, socket fabrication, socket fit, and internal and external seals. Visit our website to learn more. Course fee is $250. Approved for 15 ABC/BOC credits. Contact: education coordinator 888.839.6213 ext. 102; education@evoii.com; www.evoii.com/education
2015
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
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.