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The Fall Edition of the NCOPE O&P Technician Newsletter is Now Available!

Don't miss the Fall issue of the 2022 NCOPE O&P Technician Newsletter!  Hear from your O&P technician colleagues and learn about the Francis Tuttle O&P Technician program.  Click HERE

The First NCOPE Diversity Travel Award Given to Gabrielle Richardson

Gabrielle “Gabby” Richardson completed her Prosthetic Residency at Thompson's Custom Orthotics and Prosthetics in Spokane, Washington and now she is working on her Orthotic Residency there. She received her Master’s in Prosthetics and Orthotics from University of...

CHEA Recognition

The Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) has produced a short video on understanding the value of CHEA recognition. NCOPE and our O&P programs are recognized, under the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). [yotuwp...

General Registration for the 2022 Resident Fair is Open

General registration is now open for the O&P alumni networking session and for all future/current/past residents.  Please click the “Register Now” button to participate. To learn how to participate as a representative of an accredited residency site, please...

Learn About Medicare Documentation, Billing, and Coding from the DME MAC Experts for Free

Noridian and CGS are partnering to offer a five-part course will guide you through the complex world of Medicare. It will provide you with what is required to order, provide, and bill orthotics and prosthetics for Medicare beneficiaries under Medicare’s Durable...

Larry Lange Travel Fellowship Award Given to Gila Baer

Gila Baer is a Prosthetist Resident at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab in Chicago, IL. She holds a Masters of Prosthetics and Orthotics from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Prosthetics-Orthotics Center and a Bachelors of Biomedical Engineering from...

2022 Diversity Travel Award – Update

ANNOUNCEMENT: Application deadline extended to July 15th! NCOPE is proud to announce the first ever "Diversity Travel Award" is accepting applications! All requirements and details are available on the application. The $2000 award can be used to attend international...
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Tom Karolewski on Attending the 2022 AOPA Policy Forum

Immediate Past Chair for the NCOPE Board of Directors, Thomas Karolewski, sharing his experience attending the 2022 AOPA Policy Forum in-person in Washington, DC. He sheds light on the feedback he heard from student attendees as well as from the AOPA organizers. He...
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2022 Larry Lange Fellowship Award – Apply Now

Apply for the Larry Lange Fellowship Award to advance your professional career. The $2000 award can be used towards your conference travels, conference registration fees, community outreach, or other events in the upcoming year, such as volunteer programs domestically...

OPERF Announces 2022 ABC Inaugural Student Poster Prize Recipients

FALLS CHURCH, VA —The Orthotic and Prosthetic Education and Research Foundation (OPERF) and the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics (ABC) are proud to announce the recipients of the 2022 inaugural ABC Student Poster Prizes. Prizes...