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You will be required to submit a copy of:
If you are extending your credential, your previous file will be referenced if you apply within seven years following the expiration of your original eligibility period.
These documents must be uploaded to the online application dashboard or can be faxed or emailed directly to ABC.
You must also submit an Assistant Competency Attestation form verifying that you have obtained the necessary knowledge and skills needed to perform the functions of an orthotic or prosthetic assistant. The clinical experience required to meet the eligibility requirements are documented in the attestation form. If you do not possess a particular knowledge or skill, your attester/ supervisor should work with you to gain that
knowledge prior to completing the attestation form. The form must be completed and signed by either an ABC Certified Prosthetist Orthotist (CPO) or an ABC Certified Orthotist (CO), in the discipline in which you are seeking certification.