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(a) Applicants must complete a residency in the area for which the license is being sought (either orthotics or prosthetics). The residency shall meet the following criteria:
(1) The clinical experience shall be under the supervision of a licensed orthotist and/or prosthetist or an ABC certified orthotist, prosthetist or prosthetist/orthotist and shall be in a facility that has received accreditation for an Orthotic and/or Prosthetic Residency Program from NCOPE.
(2) Experience shall be obtained subsequent to education. Experience should be at all levels of orthotic and/or prosthetic care as described in the NCOPE Standards of Accreditation for the Orthotic/Prosthetic Residency Program.