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2020

Cascade DAFO: Cascade Dafo Institute - Offering a series of eight 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
Ottobock: C-Leg® (4th generation) Qualification Online Training - This training is designed for CPs. Please note: ABC will grant Category I CEUs completion of this training. 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 duration is 1 hour and you will receive 1.25 ABC CEUs. Contact: https://academy.ottobockus.com/presentations/c-leg4/presentation_html5.html
Ottobock: Online Training: How to justify the medical necessity of advanced prosthetic & orthotic devices - This training is designed for CP/Os, assistants, technicians, and billing specialists. Training Objectives: • Develop an understanding of what “medical necessity” means to physicians, nurses, and other medical staff. • Develop an understanding of what facts on the patient and the device medical staff is interested in and how these facts have to be connected to convince medical reviewers to approve a requested device. • Understand the most important results of research with current advanced prosthetic and orthotic devices. • Leverage the existing scientific evidence to support the medical justification of a device. • Improve documentation and avoid common documentation mistakes. Training duration is 1.5 hour and you will receive 1.5 ABC CEUs. Contact: https://academy.ottobockus.com/presentations/medical_necessity/presentation_html5.html
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.
Click Medical: Economics of Adjustability Webinar - 9:00 a.m. MST. Practice owners, are you worried about your bottom line or just curious about how to save money and grow your business at the same time? 30 minutes with us, could save you $30,000 or more a year. Interested now? Sign up at https://tinyurl.com/y8ta3z2q.
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 350 locations nationwide. Contact: 703.836.7114; certification@abcop.org; www.abcop.org/individual-certification
Click Medical: RevoFit™ Advanced Designs & Techniques Webinar - 9:00 a.m. MST. After completing the “Can You Adjust?” course, join expert Joe Mahon, CP, to take your adjustable solutions to the next level. We will review how to best build RevoFit into Symes, Hip and Knee disarticulation, and many more! Bring your most challenging fit issues. 3 CEUs. Sign up at https://tinyurl.com/y72ckzkh.
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
Ottobock: MyoBock Online Training - This self-paced course is designed for CPs with or without experience fitting upper limb prosthetic devices. It may be used to obtain primary information about myoelectric control or as a source for review. After successfully completing this training, you will be able to: • Understand basic myoelectric principles such as the physiology of EMG, signal detection and amplification, and evaluation philosophy • Understand clinical criteria for application of different myoelectric technologies, ie digital vs. proportional control systems • Understand how to select and modify various programming options within components to optimize patient function • Understand various componentry options and their application to differing patient presentations. Training duration is 3-4 hours and you will receive 4.25 ABC CEUs. Training website: https://academy.ottobockus.com/videos/myo/player.html
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.
Ottobock: Stance Control Orthoses Online Training - ABC will grant CEUs to Orthotists and assistants for completion of this training (0.75 ABC CEUs). After successfully completing this training, you will understand: • Different types of stance control orthoses (SCOs) • The appropriate clinical presentation for SCOs • Technical considerations for each SCO type • The distinct differences in clutch design • The decision making process for choosing SCO over conventional technology • Advantages and limitations to each SCO device • Resources available for ensuring successful outcomes. Training website: https://academy.ottobockus.com/presentations/AOM/stance/presentation_html5.html
ABC: Application Deadline for Fall 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; www.abcop.org/individual-certification
ABC: Practitioner Residency Completion Deadline for August 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; www.abcop.org/individual-certification
ABC: Orthotic 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
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
PrimeFare: Regional Scientific Symposium - Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center, Nashville, TN Contact: 888.388.5243; primecarepruitt@gmail.com
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 ABC/OPERF Resident Travel Award - Four residents will be selected to present their Directed Study Research project at the 2021 Academy Annual Meeting and receive $2,500 plus complimentary meeting registration. Contact: https://www.operf.org
ABC: Application Deadline for October Certification Exams - Applications must be received by August 1 for individuals seeking to take the October written and simulation certification exams. Contact: 703-836-7114; certification@abcop.org; www.abcop.org/individual-certification
ABC: Practitioner Residency Completion Deadline for Fall 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; www.abcop.org/individual-certification
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; 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.
Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, D.C. Chapter of the Academy: Annual Meeting - Double Tree by Hilton, Pittsburgh-Meadow Lands. Contact: Peter Leimkuehler, peter@unionoandp.com
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.
POMAC (Prosthetic and Orthotic Management Associates Corporation): Pedorthic, Orthotic, and Prosthetic Program - LaGuardia Plaza Hotel, East Elmhurst, NY Contact: Drew Shreter, 800-946-9170, ext. 101; dshreter@pomac.com
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.
New Jersey Chapter of AAOP: Annual Meeting - Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City Contact: Brooke Artesi, 973-696-8100; brooke@sunshinepando.com; www.njaaop.com
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.

2021

Academy: 47th Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium - Hyatt Regency, New Orleans, LA 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