ABC CredCast Podcast

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Working with Central Fabrication Facilities (CFabs)

June 24, 2024 | 27 min.

Hear from both an accredited patient care facility owner and an accredited central fabrication owner about how their longtime relationship has benefited each of their businesses and thepatients they ultimately both serve. 

EPISODE 48: Getting to Know ABC President, Billy Lester, CPO

March 19, 2024 | 16 min.

Billy explains how his experiences and relationships have fueled his passion for volunteerism and his goals as 2024 president.

EPISODE 47: Leading the Way Part 2 – OP&P Women Trailblazers

January 09, 2024 | 71 min.

Women have made and continue to make a huge impact on the OP&P profession. Learn how trailblazers Marita Dorsch-Carozza, CP(E), Debbie Plescia, CPO, Rachel Friddle-Johnson, CPO and Leigh Anne Ball, CFm, have been instrumental in paving the way to success.

EPISODE 46: Non-Operative Scoliosis Management

October 31, 2023 | 28 min.

The non-operative management of scoliosis is an important area of care for many pediatric orthotists. Hear from guest Jim Wynne, CPO, FAAOP, as he guides us through a brief history of scoliosis bracing, the current state of treatment and new advancements.

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EPISODE 45: ABC’s 75th Anniversary – A look back in time with 3 Passionate Practitioners

July 17, 2023 | 60 min.

What better way to celebrate ABC's 75 years serving the profession than by highlighting a few of our long-time credential holders who embody the pride of our past, passion for our future and a legacy of service.

EPISODE 44: Limb Loss and Preservation Registry Update

April 28, 2023 | 33 min.

It's been two years, but we're excited to share an update on the National Limb Loss and Preservation Registry. Our guest, Jeffrey Brandt, CPO and member of the Registry's External Collaborative Panel, joins us...

EPISODE 43: Passion Behind the Profession with Rick Babcock, CO, ABC Board President

February 24, 2023 | 30 min.

Get to know ABC’s Board President, Rick Babcock, as he reflects on his 30+ years in the profession. Learn how volunteerism has benefited his career and life and what he’s looking forward to most during his presidency.

EPISODE 42: Positivity & Progress with Kevin Carroll, MS, CP, FAAOP/D

December 07, 2022 | 43 min.

One of the most well-known names in O&P takes us on a journey through his career recapping the positive changes and advances he’s seen along the way. Plus, stick around as we have a little fun playing trivia with Kevin.

EPISODE 41: The Importance of Diversity in O,P&P

September 01, 2022 | 40 min.

Join us for a candid discussion on the state of diversity within the profession. Our special guests, two of ABC’s Scholarship for O&P Diversity winners and chair of the Academy Inclusion Advisory Panel, bring unique perspectives to this weighty topic.

EPISODE 40: POP! Career Awareness Initiative Update with Brett Saunders, CPO, FAAOP

June 27, 2022 | 13 min.

Hear more about our OP&P Career Awareness Initiative and efforts to make the profession POP in the eyes of students everywhere. Plus, learn how you can get involved!

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