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2023 NCOPE Education Summit

Final Report The 2023 Education Summit was a pivotal event, addressing critical challenges and charting a course for innovative solutions. The recommendations put forth serve as a roadmap for education to prepare graduates for evolving clinical demands, ensuring that...

O&P Research Insights with Dr. Steve Gard

Recurring Themes in Prosthetic and Orthotic Education Podcast Hosted by Dr. Steve Gard Listen here! Join Dr. Steve Gard, editor-and-chief for the Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics, as he chats with Sheryl Sachs, MSPO, CPO, a certified prosthetist orthotist in...
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NCOPE Announces Volunteer Excellence Award

Award Description The NCOPE Volunteer of Excellence Award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions advancing NCOPE’s mission through their volunteer service. Nominees have provided an exceptional level of support, activity, commitment and/or...

O&P Technician Newsletter – Fall 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 Bluegrass Community & Technical College, and more!

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