Friday, May 27, 2022

ANNOUNCE – National Guard Citizen Preparedness at NYSAAOP next week


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*May 15-17, 2019 – Rivers Casino & Spa, Schenectady, NY*

*Preliminary Agenda – Subject to Change Without Notice*
*Wednesday, May 15, 2019*
8:00am-6:00pm OWLS Certification Course ,
Jeff Miller, CO

*Upper Limb Prosthetics 10:00am-6:00pm*
10:00am-12:00pm Upper Limb Clinical and Technical Innovations with the
Espire Elbow System, Hy5 Hand and Axis Shoulder, Mike Amrich, CP
1:00pm-5:00pm TASKA Hand Certification Course, Nate Sprunger, CPO
5:00pm-6:00pm Upper Limb Prosthetics – It’s Not Exo, It’s Nexo, Jackie

*Lower Limb Prosthetics 8:00am-6:00pm*
8:00am-10:00am 12-month Pilot Longitudinal Lower Limb Prosthetic Outcome
Data Collection Project, Brian Gustin, CP
10:00am-12:00pm Conquering the Unique Challenges of the K2 and K3 Amputee
with the All-Terrain Knee, Nick Vogel, CP
1:00pm-3:00pm The Infinite Socket Product Line – Adjustable Socket
Solutions for Above-Knee and Below-Knee Amputees, Tom Bowers, MSPO, CPO
3:00pm-6:00pm Lower Limb Prosthetics – Bionic Technology by Ossur! Steve
Hoover, CPO

*Billing/Reimbursement Workshop 1:00pm-6:00pm*


– Medicare Provider Outreach and Education, Noridian, Jurisdiction A
– Insurance Fairness for Amputees Legislation, Jeremy Haines, Amputee
– New York State Medicaid – *invited*
– Are Insurance Denials Preventing You From Fitting Your Patients with
the High-Technology Prostheses they Need and Deserve?
Bill Lifford, CP

*6:00pm – Exhibit Hall Opening Reception*

*Thursday, May 16, 2019 – General Sessions*8:00am Welcome and NY AAOP
Chapter Updates, Ted Drygas, CPO, FAAOP
8:00-8:30am AAOP National Academy Updates, Kate Allyn, CPO, FAAOP
8:30am-9:00am Break in Exhibit Hall
9:00am-9:30am New York State Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
Requirements, Don Foley
9:30am-10:15am ABC Update Marita Dorsch-Carozza, CP, FAAOP
11:30am-12:30pm Citizen Preparedness
, Tech
Sergeant, Matt Kassel, Army National Guard, NY Citizens Preparedness Corps
12:30pm-1:30pm Lunch and Chapter Meeting
*1:30pm-2:00pm Exhibitor Theater*
2:00pm-2:45pm Practice of the Future, Paul Prusakowski, CPO, FAAOP
2:45pm-3:00pm McGann Feedback Form: Utilizing Assistants and Residents to
Improve Work Flow and Patient-Centered Outcomes, Cassandra Delgado, MSPO,
3:00pm-3:45pm Digital Scanning and 3D Printing : Bridging the workflow,
Michael Nunnery, CPO, LPO
3:45pm-4:00pm Break
4:00pm-5:00pm Sensory Science in Chronic Neurological Conditions, Emily
Splichal, DPM, MS
*5:00pm NY AAOP Sponsored Cocktail Reception with Exhibitors in the Exhibit

*Friday, May 17, 2019Orthotic/Prosthetic/Pedorthic WorkshopsLower Limb
8:00am-10:00am AFO Customization, Understanding How and Why, Vincent
DeCataldo, CO

*Spinal Orthotics*8:00am-10:00am TechnoSpine for Adult Scoliosis, Dr. Simon
8:00am-10:00am Overview of MPK’s, Mark Profeta, CPO
8:00am-10:00am Sensormotoric Insoles, Jon Fogg, CPed

*10:00am-11:00am Break with Exhibitors(Exhibitors Tear Down at 11:00am)*
*Lower Limb Orthotics*
11:00am-1:00pm Dynamic Walk/Stance Control, Jackie Valdez, CO, BOCP, FAAOP

*Spinal Orthotics*11:00am-1:00pm TechnoSpine for Adult Scoliosis, Dr. Simon
11:00am-1:00pm An Alternative to Carbon Fiber using Coyote Composite,
Protect your Health and Save Money, Jennifer Fayter
11:00am-1:00pm Biomechanics Review and How to Conduct a Thorough Patient
Exam, Seamus Kennedy, BEng (Mech), CPed

The first twenty exhibitors will be able to participant in the Exhibitor’s
Theater on Thursday at 1:30 pm.

Each participant is able to present for 3 minutes about services or
products for their company. Do not miss out. Register early.
Exhibitor set up will begin on Wednesday afternoon at 2 pm.

The Exhibit Hall will open at 6 pm on Wednesday! Kick the meeting off with
mingling with the attendees and presenting your products and services,
first hand.


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