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2015
July Academy of Pedorthic Science: CEUs for Pedorthists, Orthotists, and Fitters - July 11-12 and 18-19. Live and online classes Saturdays and Sundays. Both Saturday and Sunday classes receive a $50 discount. Classes include CAD/CAM for Pedorthics and Making Custom Orthotics. Contact: 866.338.2597 for all offerings and registration
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
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. Contact: 800.848.7332
July Footco Orthopedic Biomechanics Education: Orthotic Design in Theory and Practice - Featuring Tim Porcelli. Saturdays, July 18 and 25. For more information and for August and September dates Contact: 312.409.2175
July Academy of Pedorthic Science: Certified Fitter of Therapeutic Shoes - Shoe fitter course is preparation for the ABC exam. Take completely online via our interactive learning management system on your schedule. Contact: Contact 866.338.2597
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 ABC: Resident Travel Award Application Deadline - Current residents, or those who finished their residency in the last three years, who chose the research and development track and are interested in presenting their directed study report at the 2016 Academy Annual Meeting are encouraged to apply. For an application and details, visit www.operf.org
Aug 1 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. www.ossur.com/mobilityclinics
Aug 1 ABC: Practitioner Residency Completion Deadline for September Written and Written Simulation Exams - All practitioner candidates have an additional 30 days after the application deadline to complete their residency. Contact: 703.836.7714; certification@abcop.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 7 MAHEC: 2015 Amputee Conference - Asheville, NC. Team Approach to Care of Persons with Lower Extremity Limb Loss, Asheville, NC. Topics include surgery; documentation, outcomes and reimbursement; phantom limb pain; psychosocial issues; gait analysis; and more. Contact: Rosalyn.wasserman@mahec.net
Aug 10-29 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
Aug 20 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
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 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
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 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 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 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 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 Alyssa Peratt, , 303.255.0843.