From exploring new ideas to focusing on long-term projects that support the profession, it was an exciting and successful year.
We are grateful for the dedicated staff and volunteers who make these endeavors possible.
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Certifications Awarded in 2022
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We reached many exciting milestones for our Prosthetic, Orthotic and Pedorthic (POP) Career Awareness Initiative created to help high school and college students discover a career in POP. We conducted research, launched a new WhatIsPOP.org website, ramped up social media outreach, created digital advertising and built a cadre of eager OP&P professionals to act as Ambassadors for the profession.
Watch our career awareness video to learn more!
We committed $1 million to OP&P student scholarships. “We are thrilled to be able to support the future of OP&P through these scholarships and awards, including specific support for students from as many backgrounds and perspectives as possible. As our amazing profession continues to grow, so too does our voice and ability to make a difference,” - Brett Saunders, CPO, FAAOP, ABC President 2022. More details about our scholarship opportunities are available here.
Establish and advocate for the highest patient care and organizational standards in the provision of safe and effective orthotic, prosthetic and pedorthic services.
Measuring patient care provider’s knowledge and skills through rigorous credentialing programs
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|Therapeutic Shoe Fitter||60|
Therapeutic Shoe Fitters
Establishing standards of organizational performance through facility accreditation
Comprehensive Orthotics & Prosthetics
Enforcing the Code of Professional Responsibility for the highest standards of O&P patient care
Suspensions or Revocations
Misuse of Credentials
Communicating the value and importance of ABC credentials
O&P Education Programs Visited
State, Regional and National Meetings Attended
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Mandating professional continuing education to maintain competency
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