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2015
April Footco Orthopedic Biomechanics Education: Orthotic Design in Theory and Practice - Featuring Tim Porcelli. Saturdays, April 11 and 25. For more information and for May and June dates Contact: www.footco.org; 312.409.2175
April CFS: ABC/BOC-approved COF/CFTS/CE classes near you! - Birmingham, AL; Philadelphia, PA; St Louis, MO; Memphis, TN; and Tulsa, OK. ABC and BOC approved. Private fitter classes at your location too! Contact: 918.266.3678
April 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
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 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 1 ABC: Application Deadline for Certification Exams - Applications must be received by May 1 for individuals seeking to take the July ABC certification exams for orthotists, prosthetists, pedorthists, orthotic fitters, mastectomy fitters, therapeutic shoe fitters, orthotic and prosthetic assistants, and orthotic and prosthetic technicians. Contact: www.abcop.org/certification
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 11-16 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 technicians in 250 locations nationwide. Contact: 703.836.7114; certification@abcop.org
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 14-16 OPIE Con: Futura and OPIE Software Training - Atlanta, GA. 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@oandp.com; opiesoftware.com/OPIECon
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 21 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
May 27-29 AAOP Midwest Chapter (MWC): Annual Meeting - Hyatt Rosemont (near O'Hare), IL. Contact: mwcaaop@gmail.com
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
May 29 5280 Prosthetics: SmartPuck CEU Course - Loma Linda University, CA. 8.5 credits. Online credits available at www.5280prosthetics.com. Contact chris@5280prosthetics.com to register.
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 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 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
Jun 26 5280 Prosthetics: SmartPuck Training Course - Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA. 8.5 credits. Online credits available at www.5280prosthetics.com. Contact chris@5280prosthetics.com to register.
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 14-17 Össur: Orthotic Fitter Course - Chicago, IL. 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: ossurofchicago2015.eventbrite.com
Jul 23 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
Jul 25 Össur: Mobility Clinic, Presented by the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) - Tucson, AZ. 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
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
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
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 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
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 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
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
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
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.