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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.
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-Brace (2nd Generation) Qualification Online Training - ABC will grant Category I CEUs to Orthotists, Orthotic Assistants and Orthotic Technicians for completion of this training. Category II will be granted to those not identified. (2.5 ABC CEUs). After successfully completing this training, you will understand: • The features and benefits of the 2nd generation C-Brace (17K01) • How to identify a patient candidate • How to program the C-Brace (17K01) knee joint via the Setup app • How to instruct the patient to use the Cockpit app • Resources available for gait training • Service, warranty, and battery management • NOTE: If you have any questions regarding the 2nd generation C-Brace (17K01), please contact your Ottobock Sales Representative or the Ottobock Education Team at US.Education@ottobock.com or call 800-328-4058. Tutorial web site: https://ottobock.articulate-online.com/2619393034
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
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 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.
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
Academy: Deadline for Poster Submission - #AAOP2021 Date Change: May 4-7, 2021. Contact: Manisha, 202-380-3663, mbhaskar@oandp.org
Education Resources Inc: Live Webinar! Amputee Rehabilitation: Evidence-Based Strategies Across the Continuum of Care - Instructor: Inger Brueckner MS, PT. 9:40 a.m. EST • 8:40 a.m. CST • 7:40 a.m. MST • 6:40 a.m. PST (US). An essential course for therapists working with patients experiencing limb loss, this class will address evaluation and treatment of limb loss due to diabetes, vascular disease, trauma, cancer, sepsis, and congenital limb difference. Hands-on demonstrations, new technology, surgical outcomes, and the most recent strategies for treatment and future directions will be addressed.
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