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303.255.0843.

2017
February BOC: Examinations - Apply anytime for COF, CMF, and CDME. Test when ready; receive results instantly. Current BOCO, BOCP, and BOCPD candidates have three years from the application date to pass their exams.
February Cascade DAFO: Cascade Dafo Institute - Offering a series of eight 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
Feb 1 - Apr 1 ABC: Practitioner Residency Completion Deadline for May Exams - All practitioner candidates have an additional 30 days after the application deadline to complete their residency. Contact: 703.836.7114; certification@abcop.org
Mar 1 ABC: Application Deadline for Certification - Applications must be received by March 1 for individuals seeking to take the May written and written simulation certification exams. Contact: 703.836.7114; certification@abcop.org
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
March BOC: Examinations - Apply anytime for COF, CMF, and CDME. Test when ready; receive results instantly. Current BOCO, BOCP, and BOCPD candidates have three years from the application date to pass their exams.
Mar 8-10 OandP Education: Orthotic, Mastectomy, and Shoe Fitter Courses - Hilton Garden Inn, Atlanta, GA. Contact: 530.229.0337; trainingstaff@oandpedu.com
Mar 10-11 ABC: Prosthetic Clinical Patient Management (CPM) Exam - Caruth Health Education Center, St. Petersburg College, Pinellas Park, FL. Contact: 703.836.7114; certification@abcop.org
Mar 13-18 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
Mar 17-18 ABC: Orthotic Clinical Patient Management (CPM) Exam - Caruth Health Education Center, St. Petersburg College, Pinellas Park, FL. Contact: 703.836.7114; certification@abcop.org
Mar 22-25 ACPOC: 2017 Annual Meeting - Omni Houston Galleria Hotel, Texas. Highlights include physician-guided case studies, scientific papers, posters, creative solutions, challenging cases, commercial exhibitors, and technical workshops. CME, CBCPO, and ABC credits awarded. Contact: 847.698.1637; acpoc@aaos.org
Mar 24 Ohio Orthotics and Prosthetics Association: Annual Spring Meeting - Hilton Columbus. Contact: Dianne Farabi, 614.659.0197; dfarabi@columbus.rr.com
Mar 24-25 Ohio Chapter of the AAOP: Annual Spring Technical Meeting - Hilton Columbus. Exhibits included. Contact: Richard W. Butchko, 614.659.0197; butchko1@columbus.rr.com
Mar 25 Össur: Running & Mobility Clinic - Dallas, TX. Presented by the Challenged Athletes Foundation. Learn practical ways to move better, easier, and quicker with a prosthesis in a supportive and encouraging environment. The free event is open to all activity levels.
April BOC: Examinations - Apply anytime for COF, CMF, and CDME. Test when ready; receive results instantly. Current BOCO, BOCP, and BOCPD candidates have three years from the application date to pass their exams.
Apr 20-22 Northwest Chapter of AAOP: Annual Meeting - Red Lion Hotel, Bellevue, WA. Contact: 425.339.2559; nwaaop@gmail.com
Apr 25-28 Össur: Orthotic Fitter Course - Minneapolis, MN. 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
May BOC: Examinations - Apply anytime for COF, CMF, and CDME. Test when ready; receive results instantly. Current BOCO, BOCP, and BOCPD candidates have three years from the application date to pass their exams.
May 18-20 WAMOPA: WAMOPA Annual Meeting - Peppermill Resort Spa Casino, Reno, NV. Visit www.wamopa.com for program and golf tournament updates. Contact: Sharon Gomez, 530. 521.4541; Steve Colwell, 206.440.1811
May 18-20 OandP Education: Orthotic, Mastectomy, and Shoe Fitter Courses - Peppermill Resort Spa and Casino, Reno, NV. Contact: 530.229.0337; trainingstaff@oandpedu.com
June BOC: Examinations - Apply anytime for COF, CMF, and CDME. Test when ready; receive results instantly. Current BOCO, BOCP, and BOCPD candidates have three years from the application date to pass their exams.
Jun 3 Össur: Running & Mobility Clinic - Philadelphia, PA. Presented by the Challenged Athletes Foundation. Learn practical ways to move better, easier, and quicker with a prosthesis in a supportive and encouraging environment. The free event is open to all activity levels.
July BOC: Examinations - Apply anytime for COF, CMF, and CDME. Test when ready; receive results instantly. Current BOCO, BOCP, and BOCPD candidates have three years from the application date to pass their exams.
Jul 22 Össur: Running & Mobility Clinic - Minneapolis, MN. Presented by the Challenged Athletes Foundation. Learn practical ways to move better, easier, and quicker with a prosthesis in a supportive and encouraging environment. The free event is open to all activity levels.
August BOC: Examinations - Apply anytime for COF, CMF, and CDME. Test when ready; receive results instantly. Current BOCO, BOCP, and BOCPD candidates have three years from the application date to pass their exams.
Aug 15-18 MEC17: A Sense of What’s to Come - Fredericton, New Brunswick, CAN. MEC17 is the premiere conference for upper-limb prosthetics and upper- and lower-limb myoelectric control. Keynote speakers will be Dario Farina, PhD, Jeff Tiessen, and Doug Weber, PhD. Pre-conference events offered.
September BOC: Examinations - Apply anytime for COF, CMF, and CDME. Test when ready; receive results instantly. Current BOCO, BOCP, and BOCPD candidates have three years from the application date to pass their exams.
Sep 23 Össur: Running & Mobility Clinic - Birmingham, AL. Presented by the Challenged Athletes Foundation. Learn practical ways to move better, easier, and quicker with a prosthesis in a supportive and encouraging environment. The free event is open to all activity levels.
October BOC: Examinations - Apply anytime for COF, CMF, and CDME. Test when ready; receive results instantly. Current BOCO, BOCP, and BOCPD candidates have three years from the application date to pass their exams.
Oct 21 Össur: Running & Mobility Clinic - San Diego, CA. Presented by the Challenged Athletes Foundation. Learn practical ways to move better, easier, and quicker with a prosthesis in a supportive and encouraging environment. The free event is open to all activity levels.
Oct 26-28 International African American Prosthetic Orthotic Coalition: Annual Meeting - Atlanta Marriott Suites Midtown, GA Contact: Tony Thaxton Jr., 404.875.0066; thaxton.jr@comcast.net
Oct 26-28 ISPO: USISPO Caribbean Rim Conference - Marriott Stellaris, San Juan Puerto Rico. Contact: dfarabi@columbus.rr.com
November BOC: Examinations - Apply anytime for COF, CMF, and CDME. Test when ready; receive results instantly. Current BOCO, BOCP, and BOCPD candidates have three years from the application date to pass their exams.
December BOC: Examinations - Apply anytime for COF, CMF, and CDME. Test when ready; receive results instantly. Current BOCO, BOCP, and BOCPD candidates have three years from the application date to pass their exams.
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.