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NCOPE is Actively Seeking Board Members

The NCOPE Board of Directors will have an opening for Class 2: Educators beginning January 2025. To nominate yourself or someone else, please use the nomination form linked below. Board members serve 3-year terms and may serve up to two consecutive terms. Board of...

Sheryl Sachs Featured in May Issue of O&P Almanac

Sheryl, who is a current NCOPE officer on the Board of Directors, underscores the impact of volunteerism and dedication to patient care within the field. Such acknowledgment not only celebrates Sheryl’s commitment, but also serves as an inspiration for others in the...

The O&P Foundation Announces the 2024 ABC Student Poster Prizes

The O&P Foundation and American Board of Certification for Orthotics, Prosthetics, and Pedorthics (ABC) partner to identify and celebrate outstanding research by orthotic and prosthetic students. Three ABC Student Poster Prizes were awarded to student-created...

ABC Practitioner Written Exam Prep Webinar

Now Available On-Demand Preparing for the Practitioner Written Exam Are you a student or resident looking to take ABC's Practitioner Written Multiple Choice Exam? Watch this webinar to better understand the exam process and...

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...

Congratulations 2024 ABC O&P Student Scholarship Recipients!

  In proud partnership with the Orthotics and Prosthetics Foundation for Education and Research (The Foundation), we are pleased to recognize and congratulate the recipients of the 2024 ABC Orthotist & Prosthetist Scholarship and Scholarship for O&P...

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.  

O&P Technician Newsletter – Winter 2024 Edition

In this issue: Meet O&P students and their professors as they discuss their experiences of getting started in O&P, learn about the latest programs at Spokane Falls Community College (SFCC), how clinicians integrated O&P into their personal lives, and more!

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