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2020

Cascade DAFO: Cascade Dafo Institute - Offering a series of eight 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: Conventional Locked KAFOs and Dynamic Response AFOs Online Training - ABC will grant CEUs to Orthotists and assistants for completion of this training (0.75 ABC CEUs). After successfully completing this training, you will understand: • When to select conventional locked KAFOs over Stance Control KAFOs. • Lamination as a material for KAFO construction. Why it is superior to thermoplastic construction and how the patient achieves a better outcome. • Unilateral Joint Systems and patient selection. • E-MAG Control Joint and patient selection. • The necessity of safe knee function and data that illustrates falls by locked KAFO users, the cause of the falls, the effects of the falls, and why the E-MAG Control addresses the causes of falls. • Dynamic Response AFO (Carbon Ankle Seven). Why this changes the standard orthotic treatment modality for patients without plantar flexors. Discusses gait lab data gathered on gait deviations present in patients without plantar flexors and how Dynamic Response AFOs address these deviations.
Ottobock: Harmony Vacuum Management System Online Training - This training is designed for CPs. Training Objectives: • Gain understanding and knowledge of the total Harmony System and how it incorporates sub-atmospheric socket technology with the intent to provide amputees with a comfortable, secure and reliable prosthetic system.
Ottobock: Myo Plus Qualification Online Training - This training is designed for CPs. Please note: ABC will grant Category I CEUs to Prosthetists, Prosthetic Assistants and Prosthetic Technicians for completion of this training. Category II will be granted to those not identified. After successfully completing this training, you will be able to: • Understand the features, functions, and benefits of the Myo Plus pattern recognition system • Identify componentry necessary to fit the system, as well as compatible terminal devices • Recognize appropriate clinical application and contraindications for use of the system • Identify the six steps of the outlined fitting process • Conduct a successful trial evaluation using the Myo Cuff • Navigate the Ottobock Myo Plus iOS/Android app to evaluate and record patterns, train users, and adjust settings • Create a functional trial prosthesis or finished prosthesis • Train users to successfully use the Myo Plus system • Recognize effective troubleshooting tips and compliance measures Training duration is 1.5 hours and you will receive 1. 5 ABC CEUs.
Education Resources Inc: Amputee Rehabilitation Across the Continuum of Care Using Evidence-Based Practice - Indianapolis, IN. An essential course for therapists working with patients experiencing limb loss from diabetes, vascular disease, trauma, cancer, sepsis, and congenital limb difference. Engage in hands-on demonstrations and learn new technology and strategies to improve your practice and patient outcomes.
May
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: Practitioner Residency Completion Deadline for June Written & Simulation Exams - All practitioner candidates have an additional 30 days after the application deadline to complete their residency. Contact: 703.836.7114; certification@abcop.org; www.abcop.org/individual-certification
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 August Written & Simulation Exams - Applications must be received by June 1 for individuals seeking to take the August written and simulation certification exams. Contact: 703.836.7114; certification@abcop.org; www.abcop.org/individual-certification
ABC: Written and Written Simulation Certification Exams - ABC certification exams will be administered for orthotists, prosthetists, pedorthists, orthotic fitters, mastectomy fitters, therapeutic shoe fitters, and orthotic and prosthetic assistants and technicians in 350 locations nationwide. Contact: 703.836.7114; certification@abcop.org; www.abcop.org/individual-certification
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: Practitioner Residency Completion Deadline for August Written & Simulation Exams - All practitioner candidates have an additional 30 days after the application deadline to complete their residency. Contact: 703.836.7114; certification@abcop.org; www.abcop.org/individual-certification
ABC: Application Deadline for Fall 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; www.abcop.org/individual-certification
ABC: Orthotic Clinical Patient Management (CPM) Exam - ABC Testing Center, Tampa, FL Contact: 703.836.7114; certification@abcop.org; www.abcop.org/individual-certification
ABC: Prosthetic Clinical Patient Management (CPM) Exam - ABC Testing Center, Tampa, FL Contact: certification@abcop.org; www.abcop.org/individual-certification
PrimeFare: Regional Scientific Symposium - Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center, Nashville, TN Contact: 888.388.5243; primecarepruitt@gmail.com
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.
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.
Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, D.C. Chapter of the Academy: Annual Meeting - Double Tree by Hilton, Pittsburgh-Meadow Lands Contact: Peter Leimkuehler, peter@unionoandp.com
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.
POMAC (Prosthetic and Orthotic Management Associates Corporation): Pedorthic, Orthotic, and Prosthetic Program - LaGuardia Plaza Hotel, East Elmhurst, NY Contact: Drew Shreter, 800-946-9170, ext. 101; dshreter@pomac.com
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.
New Jersey Chapter of AAOP: Annual Meeting - Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City Contact: Brooke Artesi, 973-696-8100; brooke@sunshinepando.com; www.njaaop.com
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.

2021

Academy: 47th Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium - Hyatt Regency, New Orleans, LA Contact: Manisha Bhaskar, 202.380.3663, mbhaskar@oandp.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