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303.255.0843.

2016
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 29-30 ABC: Orthotic Clinical Patient Management (CPM) Exam - Caruth Health Education Center, St. Petersburg College, Pinellas Park, FL. Contact: 703.836.7114; certification@abcop.org
Aug 1 ABC: Application Deadline for ABC/OPERF Resident Travel Award - Four residents will be selected to present their Directed Study research projects at the 2017 Academy Annual Meeting and receive $2,500 plus complimentary meeting registration.
Aug 1 ABC: Practitioner Residency Completion Deadline for September Exams - All practitioner candidates have an additional 30 days after the application deadline to complete their residency. Contact: 703.836.7114; certification@abcop.org
August 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.
Aug 9-12 OSU Institute of Technology: Orthotic Fitter Course - OSUIT campus in Okmulgee, OK. Comprehensive NCOPE accredited course to prepare for ABC and BOC certification exam. Contact: 918-293-5330
Aug 11-12 Orthomerica: Whole Limb Solutions Seminar - Milwaukee, WI. Earn 14 CEUs and increase your referral sources as a certified OWLS practitioner by attending this ABC-accredited seminar. Tuition is $495; each attendee receives a $200 coupon. Register today as seating is limited.
Aug 12-13 ABC: Prosthetic Clinical Patient Management (CPM) Exam - Caruth Health Education Center, St. Petersburg College, Pinellas Park, FL. Contact: 703.836.7114; certification@abcop.org
Aug 12-13 Texas Chapter of AAOP: Annual Meeting - Grand Hyatt San Antonio on the Riverwalk. Contact: Leslie Gray, 214.648.1006; secretary-treasurer@txaaop.org
Aug 16-18 Virginia Orthotic & Prosthetic Association: Annual Meeting & Scientific Session - vopainfo@gmail.com, Hyatt Regency Reston. Contact: vopainfo@gmail.com
Sep 1 ABC: Application Deadline for Certification Exams - Applications must be received by September 1 for individuals seeking to take the November written and written simulation certification exams and the December Practitioner CPM exams. Contact: 703.836.7114; certification@abcop.org
September 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.
Sep 8-10 Western Media: AOPA National Assembly - Boston, MA. Stop by The O&P EDGE and Amplitude booth #732 for your chance to win an Amazon Fire and to check out our Job Board and EDGE Custom Publications.
Sep 12-13 nora systems Inc: Introduction to Materials and Footwear Modification - Salem, NH. 4 CEUs for day 1 (pm); 8 CEUs for day 2 (all day).
Sep 12-17 ABC: Written and Written Simulation Certification Exams - ABC certification exams will be administered for orthotists, prosthetists, pedorthists, orthotic fitters, mastectomy fitters, therapeutic shoe fitters, and orthotic and prosthetic assistants and technicians in 250 locations nationwide. Contact: 703.836.7114; certification@abcop.org
Sep 14-15 nora systems Inc: Introduction to Materials and Making Orthotics - 4 CEUs for day 1 (pm); 8 CEUs for day 2 (all day).
Sep 20-23 Össur: Orthotic Fitter Course - Philadelphia, PA. 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
Sep 23-24 POMAC (Prosthetic and Orthotic Management Associates Corporation): Continuing Education Seminar - LaGuardia Plaza Hotel, East Elmhurst, NY. Contact: Drew Shreter, 800.946.9170
Oct 1 ABC: Practitioner Residency Completion Deadline for November and December Certification Exams - All practitioner candidates have an additional 30 days after the application deadline to complete their residency. Contact: 703.836.7714; certification@abcop.org
October 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.
Oct 6-8 Tennessee Society of Orthotist and Prosthetist: Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions - Embassy Suites Nashville Airport. Contact: tsopstaff@gmail.com
Oct 7-8 Össur: Achieving Optimal Prosthetic Outcomes in Physical Therapy I - This two-day offering provides education on the treatment of the lower-limb amputee. This includes physical therapy topics such as acute post-operative management, techniques for gait training, and outcome measures. The course also covers prosthetic management, including a review of prosthetic components, socket suspension, pre-op and post-op care, and gait evaluation. Contact: bdavis@ossur.com; 407.393.2242
Oct 20-21 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
Oct 25-28 Össur: Orthotic Fitter Course - Charlotte, NC. 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
Oct 28-29 COPA: 2nd Annual O&P Innovation and Technology Symposium—Driving the Future of O&P - UCSF Milberry Union Event & Meeting Center. 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Gain firsthand knowledge of cutting-edge technologies, emerging trends in patient care procedures, and invaluable insights about osseointegration, exoskeletal bionics, and 3D printing. ABC/BOC CEUs. Contact: 916.498.7778
November 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.
Nov 3-5 AAOP Midwest Chapter (MWC): Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions - Hyatt Rosemont, 6350 North River Road, Rosemont, IL (near O’Hare Airport). Contact: mwcaaop@gmail.com
Nov 4-6 PFA: 57th Annual Symposium and Exhibition - Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel, GA. Contact: Jeremy Long, j.long@pedorthics.org; 229.389.3440
Nov 9-11 New Jersey Chapter of AAOP: 22nd Annual Continuing Education Seminar - Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City. Contact: Lisa Lindenberg, 973.609.2263; director@njaaop.org
Nov 10 Össur: Össur Technical Support Course - This technical course covers the use of 544 series adaptors for manufacturing laminated definitive transtibial sockets. Attendees will learn to bubble form 3mm plastic as an inner surface, bond 4-hole adapters, and perform a single-stage lamination while maintaining the alignment. Class size limited to six guests. Contact: bdavis@ossur.com; 407.393.2242
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
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
Mar 24 Ohio Orthotics and Prosthetics Association: Annual Spring Meeting - Hilton Columbus. Contact: Dianne Farabi, 614.659.0197; dfarabi@columbus.rr.com
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.