These organizations are important as you pursue your O&P education and training.
Accredits O&P technician and practitioner education programs.
NCOPE develops, implements, and assures compliance with standards for O&P education through accreditation and approval processes that promote exemplary patient care.
These organizations are important as you begin your career in O&P.
ABC certifies practitioners, pedorthists, technicians, fitters, and assistants.
BOC certifies practitioners, pedorthists, and fitters.
These organizations raise money to support the O&P profession.
Dedicated to advancing the development of and learning about outcomes and evidence-based research projects in the O&P field.
OPERF awards grants and prizes to O&P researchers and students to promote excellence in patient care.
Aims to enable individuals served by the O&P community to enjoy the rewards of personal achievement, physical fitness, and social interaction.
These organizations are important after you become certified and are working as an O&P professional.
The primary source for the continuing education you need to maintain your certification. The Academy also represents the interests of individual O&P professionals.
AABCP is a member-driven national advocacy organization for post-mastectomy professionals.
Empowers people affected by limb loss to achieve their full potential through education, support, and advocacy, and promotes limb-loss prevention.
Represents the business interests of O&P facilities and manufacturers.
An association of professionals who are involved in clinics that provide O&P care to children with limb loss or orthopedic disabilities.
Focuses on O&P practice throughout the world.
Presents research to affirm that O&P services save money for payers and help patients preserve or regain mobility.
Educates the public and promotes public policy that is in the interest of the O&P patient.
Represents the interests of the credentialed pedorthist and supports the pedorthic profession at large.