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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...

CHEA and Its Work on Behalf of Accreditation

The Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) has produced the short video below, highlighting CHEA and its work on behalf of higher education accreditation and quality assurance. The two-minute video is designed to promote understanding of CHEA's value not...

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...

Managing by Measuring. It’s Not As Hard As You think!

Nathaneal Feehan, CPO/LPO CEO Master's Orthotics & Prosthetics Silverdale, WAEarly in the 1980’s orthotics and prosthetics was an excellent business to be in. Even after Medicare locked in prices on January 1, 1989, the industry still had large profit margins due...

Decreasing Health Risks in the Lab

Matt Perkins President/CEO Coyote Prosthetic and Orthotic Design Boise, IDLike many sons of prosthetists, I was in my father’s lab at a young age, and as a congenital amputee, I was probably there more frequently than most might be. One of my first tasks was learning...

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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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