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The American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics, Inc. (ABC) is the national certifying and accrediting body for the orthotic, prosthetic and pedorthic professions. Since its inception in 1948, ABC has become the quality standard in orthotic, prosthetic and pedorthic certification and today has more than 13,000 certified individuals and over 7,000 accredited facilities. ABC is the only credentialing board with Category I recognition from the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO) along with accreditation of its orthotist, prosthetist and pedorthic certification programs by the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE) formerly National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA.)  ABC is also recognized as a deemed authority for facility accreditation by the Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services (CMS), Veteran's Administration, numerous major healthcare insurance providers, government agencies, and HMO's throughout the United States.
 
Considered the blue ribbon of credentialing for over 30 years, BOC equips you and your business with nationally recognized, in-demand credentials. All of BOC's O&P certification programs have National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) accreditation. BOC partners with O&P and DME facilities, including pharmacies, that provide Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS), by offering accreditation that evidences compliance with standards set by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Drug Enforcement Agency, the Food and Drug Administration, and various state boards. BOC's award-winning staff will support you with one-on-one guidance throughout the process of earning certification or accrediting your facility. Worry-free surveys and flexible continuing education programs were created with you in mind. Learn more at www.bocusa.org.
 
Össur Academy offers valuable education, training and certification opportunities to improve the quality of prosthetic and orthopedic knowledge among healthcare professionals, including prosthetists, orthotic fitters, physical therapists, and many others. Our goal is to help build more integrated, patient-centered healthcare teams to optimize the outcomes of our users.

Össur Academy courses and events are designed to help you achieve clinical success and better patient outcomes with our products.

Featured Courses:
Orthotic Fitter Course, Online Orthotic Courses, Prosthetic Product Certifications, Prosthetic Workshops, Physical Therapy Courses

 

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