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NCOPE Releases the 2022 Annual Report

2022 presented many unique challenges to the orthotic and prosthetic profession but the deep commitment of the organization's leadership, volunteers, educators, and students enabled some tremendous accomplishments. To view a copy of the 2022 NCOPE Annual Report,...

O&P Foundation Announces 2023 ABC Student Poster Prize Recipients

FALLS CHURCH, VA —The Orthotics and Prosthetics Foundation for Education and Research (The Foundation) and the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics (ABC) are proud to announce the recipients of the 2023 ABC Student Poster Prizes....

O&P Technician Newsletter – Spring 2023 Edition

In this issue: Meet O&P students and their professors discuss their experiences of getting started in O&P, learn about the latest programs at Joliet Junior College, and more!

US ISPO Master’s/Doctoral Student and O&P Resident Research/Volunteer Opportunities

The Research Committee of the United States Member Society of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (USISPO) is partnering with the Range of Motion Project (ROMP) to disseminate their research-related work in Central America. USISPO and ROMP have two...

NCOPE is a Proud Partner of the Limb Loss & Preservation Registry

The goal of the Limb Loss & Preservation Registry (LLPR) is to generate knowledge about which advances, and treatments impact the care of individuals with limb loss and limb difference. Consistent with quality registries that focus on other health populations, the...

Our Mission: Improving lives and strengthening the profession through education.


NCOPE is responsible for accrediting orthotic, prosthetic and pedorthic education programs including the clinical residency. In partnership with the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), NCOPE leverages evidence-based accreditation practices to demonstrate its dedication to enhancing the profession. NCOPE is committed to enhancing the technical and clinical services delivered by the students and residents today, and in their future practice.




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