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2015
March 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
March Footco Orthopedic Biomechanics Education: Orthotic Design in Theory and Practice - featuring Tim Porcelli. Saturdays, March 14 and 28. For more information and for April and May dates, visit www.footco.org; 312.409.2175
March 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
March CFS: ABC/BOC approved COF/CFTS/CE classes near you! - Dallas, TX; Jackson, MS; Shreveport, LA; Little Rock, AR; Pittsburgh, PA; Philadelphia, PA; St Louis, MO; Kansas City, MO; and Tulsa, OK. ABC and BOC approved. Private fitter classes at your location too! Contact: 918.266.3678; www.cfslearningstore.com
Apr 1 ABC: Practitioner Residency Completion Deadline for May and June Exams - All practitioner candidates have an additional 30 days after the application deadline to complete their residency. Contact: 703.836.7114; certification@abcop.org; www.abcop.org/certification
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 8-11 Motion Control: SuperCourse Spring 2015 - Motion Control Headquarters, Salt Lake City, UT. • In-depth training of Utah Arm 3+ / Hybrid Arm / ProPlus TDs and Wrist. • Hands-on experience with UI-software - bring your Windows laptop. • Casting/fitting/socket design for SD/FQ, T-H, T-R levels; patient subjects provided. • Latest MC components, integrating with i-limb, bebionic, and others. • Convenient Wednesday-Saturday schedule. • Plus training in the NEW F.L.A.G. (Force Limiting Auto Grasp) feature for ETD & Hand. The 4-day SuperCourse fee is $1,350.00. CEUs: 28 (estimated) ABC/BOC. Contact: 1.888.MYO.ARMS; info@UtahArm.com; www.UtahArm.com
Apr 9-11 Texas Association of Orthotists & Prosthetists (TAOP): Annual Meeting - Hilton San Antonio Hill Country Resort. Contact: taopstaff@gmail.com
Apr 13-15 Applied Technology Institute (ATi): Orthotic Fitter School - Courtyard Atlanta Gwinnett Mall, Duluth GA. . Independent, comprehensive course to prepare for the certification exam. Approved entry-level school by NCOPE (ABC) and BOC, and for continuing education by BOC. Course descriptions and registration available on our website. Contact: Lois Meier, 888.265.6077; lois@kasseledu.com; www.kasseledu.com
Apr 15-17 OandP Education: Orthotic, Mastectomy, and Therapeutic Shoe Fitter Courses - Homewood Suites by Hilton Baltimore-BWI Airport, Linthicum, MD. Orthotic fitter lab: April 15-16, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Mastectomy fitter and therapeutic shoe fitter distance learning labs: April 17, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Contact: holly@oandpedu.com; 530.229.0337; http://tinyurl.com/lco97dg
Apr 16 Delcam Healthcare Solutions: OTF 2015 Discussion of Digital Technology - Westin Bayshore, Vancouver, British Columbia. Learn to implement technology to help you become more efficient in creating orthoses at OTF 2015 (ABC/BOC approved). Contact: 877.335.2261 x232; www.ortho-tech-forum.com/na
Apr 16-18 Northwest Chapter of AAOP: Annual Meeting - , Red Lion Hotel Bellevue, WA. For more information and to register, contact 425.418.8907; nwaaop@gmail.com; www.nwaaop.org
Apr 21-24 Össur: Orthotic Fitter Course - Foothill Ranch, CA. . 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. http://ossurofcsocal2015.eventbrite.com; 949.382.3755
Apr 24 Charleston Bending Brace: Certification Course - University of Mississippi. University of Mississippi, Medical Towers Room MT403A, 440 Woodrow Wilson Drive, Jackson, MS. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Course covers background information on scoliosis and the indications for the Charleston Bending Brace. Measurement, radiograph evaluation, and appropriate blueprinting of radiographs will be covered. 6.5 CEUs. Cost is $400. Contact: 843.577.9577
Apr 24-25 PrimeFare Central: Regional Scientific Symposium 2015 - Tower Hotel Oklahoma City, OK. Sponsored by ReliaCare Alliance IPA. Contact: Jane Edwards, 888.388.5243; www.primecareop.com
Apr 24-25 Hamilton Health Sciences: Advanced Clinical Applications of the Energy Storage and Return (ESR) AFO—A Team Approach - Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Don Weber and a team from Chedoke Hospital provide an explanation of the ESR AFO through detailed weight bearing and non-weight bearing foot/ankle assessment, biomechanics, and the role of flexibility and alignment in AFO design. Contact: www.esrafo2015.ca
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 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 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 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
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
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 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 20-21 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
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
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.