On April 26, 2004, the Board for Orthotist/Prosthetist
Certification (BOC) announced an invitation for state-licensed
orthotists and prosthetists to become BOC-certified. “According to
the BOC announcement, this invitation is without qualification-with
‘no strings attached’-including no requirement for passing any
examination,” the American Board for Certification in Orthotics
& Prosthetics (ABC) pointed out in a statement April 29.