Orthotics & Prosthetics

ABC-Certified Fitter - Therapeutic Shoes

An ABC certified fitter of therapeutic shoes is an individual trained and qualified in the provision of non-custom therapeutic shoes and non-custom diabetic multi-density inserts. He or she is competent to practice within the scope of non-custom therapeutic footwear only.

Eligibility Criteria: ABC Certified Fitter – Therapeutic Shoes

  • Completion of an NCOPE approved therapeutic shoe fitter course; and
  • 250 hours of patient contact which includes fitting of therapeutic shoes; and
  • An attestation form verifying the shoe fitting experience. This form must be signed off by the candidate’s supervisor, a referral source or a coworker who is familiar with the candidate’s work experience; and
  • Completion of the ABC certification examination.

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