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2020

Cascade DAFO: Cascade Dafo Institute - Offering a series of nine ABC-approved, online continuing education courses for pediatric practitioners. Topics include brace selection, casting/scanning techniques, ordering, and fitting/adjusting. Courses are available to take anytime, anywhere, free of charge. Contact: Contact 800-848-7332; www.cascadedafo.com/education
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.
ABC: Written and 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 350 locations nationwide. Contact: 703-836-7114; certification@abcop.org; ABCop.org/individual-certification
Ottobock: bebionic Hand Online Training - ABC will grant CEUs to certified prosthetists, prosthetics assistants, and technicians for completion of this training (2 ABC CEUs). After successfully completing this training, you will be able to: • Understand the features, characteristics, and configuration options of the bebionic hand • Know the Differences in features and characteristics between the sizes • Know the grips available with the bebionic hand, how they work, and some of their common uses • Understand how to use the bebionic plus software • Understand the warnings and precautions associated with the hand • Understand battery and charging options • Know what adjustments are possible to the hand, and how to do them • Know what the field permissible repairs are and where to find instructions on the procedure for completing them • Understand the general process of patient training and rehabilitation. Training duration is 1.5 hours and you will receive 2 ABC CEUs. Training web site: https://academy.ottobockus.com/presentations/bebionic/presentation.html
Ottobock: C-Leg® 4th Generation Qualification Online Training - ABC will grant CEUs to CPs for completion of this training (1.25 ABC CEUs). After successfully completing this training, you will be able to: • Describe the functions and benefits of the C-Leg 4 • Operate the adjustment software, C-Soft Plus • Instruct the patient regarding functions, feedback signals, and safety modes • Instruct the patient on how to connect the knee to the Cockpit App and change modes • Identify additional/optional components available for the C-Leg 4 • Learn about C-Leg 4 gait training videos and techniques. Training web site: https://academy.ottobockus.com/presentations/c-leg4/presentation.html Contact:
Ottobock: iFab – Custom4U Scanning App Tutorial for Unique Custom Liners - This training is designed for practitioners and technicians. Training Objectives: • How to download the App • How to connect the scanner and iPad • Starting app and entering required practitioner and patient data • Preparing limb for scan • Proper scanning technique for best results • How to review the scan and add landmarks and photos • How to enter the required information into the order form and e-mail to Ottobock. Tutorial web site: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1TAiS5Ezko&feature=youtu.be
ABC: Prosthetic Clinical Patient Management (CPM) Exam - ABC Testing Center, Tampa, FL. Dates subject to change due to COVID-19. Contact: 703-836-7114; certification@abcop.org; www.ABCop.org/individual-certification
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.
ABC: Application Deadline for Winter CPM Exams - All practitioner candidates have an additional 30 days after the application deadline to complete their residency. Contact: 703-836-7114; certification@abcop.org
ABC: Practitioner Residency Completion Deadline for December Written & Simulation Exams - All practitioner candidates have an additional 30 days after the application deadline to complete their residency. Contact: 703-836-7114; certification@abcop.org
New Jersey Chapter of AAOP: Annual Meeting - Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City Contact: Brooke Artesi, 973-696-8100; brooke@sunshinepando.com; www.njaaop.com
ABC: Practitioner Residency Completion Deadline for Winter CPM Exams - All practitioner candidates have an additional 30 days after the application deadline to complete their residency. Contact: 703-836-7114; certification@abcop.org; ABCop.org/individual-certification
ABC: Application Deadline for February Written & Simulation Exams - Applications must be received by December 1 for individuals seeking to take the February Written and Simulation certification exams. Contact: 703-836-7114; certification@abcop.org; ABCop.org/individual-certification.
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.
Academy: Deadline for Poster Submission - #AAOP2021 Date Change: May 4-7, 2021. Contact: Manisha, 202-380-3663, mbhaskar@oandp.org
ABC: Written and 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 350 locations nationwide. Contact: 703-836-7114; certification@abcop.org; ABCop.org/individual-certification

2021

Academy: 47th Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium (NEW DATES) - Hyatt Regency, New Orleans, LA. NEW DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 DEADLINE FOR POSTER SUBMISSION: DECEMBER 3, 2020. Contact: Manisha Bhaskar, 202.380.3663, mbhaskar@oandp.org
New York AAOP: Annual Meeting - Join us at the Rivers Casino & Resort, Schenectady, New York. Contact: NYSAAOP.meeting@gmail.com; www.nysaaop.org

2022

Academy: Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium - Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Atlanta, GA Contact: Manisha Bhaskar, 202.380.3663, mbhaskar@oandp.org

2023

Academy: Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium - Gaylord Opryland Resort , Nashville, TN Contact: Manisha Bhaskar, 202.380.3663, mbhaskar@oandp.org

2024

Academy: Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium - Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, IL Contact: Manisha Bhaskar, 202.380.3663, mbhaskar@oandp.org

2025

Academy: Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium - Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Atlanta, GA Contact: Manisha Bhaskar, 202.380.3663, mbhaskar@oandp.org

2026

Academy: Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium - Gaylord Opryland Resort, Nashville, TN Contact: Manisha Bhaskar, 202.380.3663, mbhaskar@oandp.org