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2015
May 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
May Footco Orthopedic Biomechanics Education: Orthotic Design in Theory and Practice, featuring Tim Porcelli. - Saturdays, May 16 and 30. For more information and for June and July dates, visit www.footco.org; 312.409.2175
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 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
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.
Jun 1 ABC: Practitioner Residency Completion Deadline for July 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; www.abcop.org/certification
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 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 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 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 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
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
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.