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Navigating the O&P Residency Roadmap

Welcome to The Academy Advantage, a personalized eNewsletter from The Academy   Academy News ACTION NEEDED: Medicare Expands Access to Microprocessor Prosthetic Knees. Public Comments are due on March 2, 2024. Read More New Course Alert: Critically Appraised Topics: A...

Practitioner Residency & Certification Exam Changes on the Horizon

  ABC and NCOPE are working to advance the process of becoming a CPO by transitioning to new residency standards and certification exams that require both disciplines. This decision was one of the outcomes of a conference that discussed entry level practitioner...

Jessica Smit Selected for ABC Resident Travel Award

ABC, in partnership with The Orthotics and Prosthetics Foundation for Education and Research (The Foundation), would like to congratulate Jessica Smit, CPO, as the recipient of the 2024 ABC Resident Travel Award. Jessica was selected for her National Commission on...

The Residency Program Annual Report (PAR) is Now Open

Completion of the PAR identifies to NCOPE that a residency site is in compliance with the NCOPE Residency Standards and engaged in the quality improvement processes as defined in Standard 1.5. Continuous quality improvement processes including tools such as the PAR...

ABC WhatIsPOP – Resident Webinar

Looking for ideas on how to increase O&P career awareness during your residency? Watch this WhatIsPOP session featuring a panel of orthotic and prosthetic residents who will speak on demystifying the process. Prev 1 of 1 Next ABC WhatIsPOP Resident Webinar Prev 1...

COPA Connection December 2023 Newsletter

In this edition of the California Orthotic & Prosthetic Association’s newsletter, Mark Clary, CPO, FAAOP, Vice-Chair of NCOPE presents on the “Current State of O&P Education”. Additionally, Mellisa Warden, CSUDH student, discusses the importance of...