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VOPA October 3-5, 2013 in Fairfax, Virginia

Elizabeth Mansfield

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2013 Virginia Orthotic & Prosthetic Association Annual Meeting

Thursday, October 03, 2013 1:00 PM –
Saturday, October 05, 2013 5:00 PM (Eastern Time)

REGISTRATION LINK
https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/?eventid=1236880

Hyatt Fairfax at Fair Lakes
12777 Fair Lakes Circle
Fairfax, VA 22033

If you have any questions or need any help at all email [email protected]
 
VOPA rate of $109.00 INCLUDES ONE FULL BREAKFAST PER NIGHT PER ROOM per night.
Hyatt has free parking and free wifi.
Conveniently located off Route 66, this AAA Three-Diamond Fairfax hotel
is ideally within walking distance, minutes from premier shopping mall,
major corporate offices, Vienna Metro Station, both Dulles and Reagan
National Airports and only 18 miles from the landmark sights of
Washington D.C. 
HOTEL ROOM BLOCK CLOSES ON SEPTEMBER 16, 2013.
BOOK TODAY

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2013 – Workshops
12:00-5:00pm   Registration Table Open
1:00pm              EXHIBITOR SET UP
1:00-3:00pm     A New Look at Pediatric Orthotic Care; Trulife Dynamic AFO’s and the
Pectus Carinatum Orthosis, Jackie Valdez, CO, Trulife
1:00-3:00pm     RUSH Foot, Rich Sainz, CP, Ability Dynamics
1:00-3:00pm     Dilatancy Workshop for Orthotics Speaker TBA
3:00-5:00pm     Objective Gait Analysis – For Improved Functional Outcomes: Neurologic
Disorders:  A Comparison of Orthotic Interventions, Pamela Hale, CO,
Allard
3:00-5:00pm     Clinical Implementation and Adjustment of the Michelangelo Hand, Gerry Stark, CPO, FAAOP, Ottobock
3:00-5:00pm     Dilatancy Workshop for ProstheticsSpeaker TBA
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2013 – Breakout Sessions
7:00 – 7:45am REGISTRATION TABLE OPEN
7:45–9:00am Orth/Pros: Virginia Government Affairs, Scott Gregory, VOPA
7:45–9:00am Tech: Foot Orthotic Fabrication Updates, Mat Plus                               
9:00–10:30am  AM Break in Exhibit Hall – EXHIBITS OPEN
10:30–11:30am Orth: Energy Storing AFO: Conceptual Methodology
Noel Chladek, CO
10:30–11:30am Pros: Biom, Brian Frasure, CP, iWalk
10:30–11:30am Tech: Bloodborne Pathogens & Technicians, John Schulte, CPO                                
11:30-12:30pm Orth: Using Technology to Enhance Profitability, Jim O’Malley
11:30-12:30pm Pros: Knee Design: Is there a “best”?Is there a difference?
Leslie Roberts, CP
11:30-12:30pm Tech: Fabrication of a dynamic adjustable socket using
the Revo-Limb system, Glenn Hutnick, CPO, Hutnick Rehab
12:30-1:30pm Lunch in Exhibit Hall– EXHIBITS OPEN

1:30-2:30pm Orth: Bloodborne Pathogens & Orthotists, John Schulte, CPO
1:30-2:30pm Pros: The Elan Foot, Amanda Hebert, CPO, Endolite
1:30-2:30pm Tech: Revo-Limb continued
2:30-3:30pm Orth: Gomez Orthotic Spinal System, Rachel Friddle-Johnson, CPO, Friddle’s Orthopedic
2:30-3:30pm Pros: Bloodborne Pathogens & Prosthetists, John Schulte,CPO
2:30-3:30pm Tech: Meet the Ringmaster, Bob Meyer, Bulldog Tools
3:30-4:00pm Break in Foyer
4:00-5:00pm Orth: Upper Extremity Orthoses, Speaker TBA  
4:00-5:00pm Pros: An Interactive Approach to Lower Limb Prosthetic Education, John Gibson, CP, Freedom Innovations
4:00-5:00pm Tech: Innovations for 2013                          
5:00pm – 7:00pm VOPA Welcome Reception – EXHIBITS OPEN
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2013 – General Sessions
7:00-7:45am       Registration
7:45-8:00am       President’s Welcome
                                                                                                                     
8:00-8:30am       Keynote: Haiti P&O Update – 3 Years
Post-Earthquake  Al Ingersoll, CP, Consultant
8:30-9:00am       An Affordable Alternative to Custom in Silicone Cosmetic Prostheses   Paul E. Gilbert, AOPM     
9:00-10:30am     AM Break in Exhibit Hall (Exhibit Hall closes 11:00am)
10:30-11:00am   What Happened to the Person I
Hired?                                                                                          
John Schulte, CPO, FAAOP, Fillauer
11:00-12:00pm   The
Effects of Walking Speed and Prosthetic Ankle Adapters on Upper
Extremity Dynamics and Stability-Related Parameters in Bilateral
Transtibial Amputee Gait, Matthew Major, PhD, NUPOC
12:00-1:00pm    
Lunch                                                                                                                                                
1:00-2:00pm       The Future of Documentation & Regulation:  How did we get here?  Where is this all headed? Mark Ford, OPIE
2:00-2:100pm     Break
2:10-2:30pm       Comparison of Custom PLS & Dynamic Carbon Composite AFO in Charcot-Marie-Tooth   Pamela Hale, CO, Allard
2:30-3:30pm       Perpetuation Plan, Retirement Plan, Exit Strategy…Call It Whatever You Want, Just Do It!      Jeff Michalenok, Cailor Fleming      
3:30-4:30pm       Reciprocating Gait Orthoses in Limb Loss: Advanced
Applications  John Schulte, CPO, FAAOP, Fillauer
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2013 – Compliance Clinic
7:00-7:45am       Registration
7:45-8:45am       Moderator’s Welcome/Top Ten Jim Lawson, ABC
8:45-9:45am       What Medicare Wants and How to Get It Carla Craft, Virginia Prosthetics
9:45-10:15am    AM Break in Exhibit Hall (Exhibit Hall closes 11:00am)
10:15-12:00pm  Orthotic and Prosthetics Audit Findings and Documentation Compliance – Medicare  Zita Upchurch, CGS, Jurisdiction C
12:00-1:00pm      Lunch     
1:00-2:00pm       The Future of Documentation & Regulation:  How did we get here?  Where is this all headed? Mark Ford, OPIE
2:00-2:15pm       Break
2:15-3:30pm       ABCs of Reimbursement Success   Linda Collins, Ossur         
3:30-4:30pm       Contracting with the VA: Hints for Landing the Contract    Joe McTernan, AOPA
4:30-5:00pm       Reimbursement Round Table  Jim Lawson, ABC

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