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OandP Education: Orthotic, Mastectomy and Shoe Fitter Courses

Orthotic, Mastectomy and Shoe Fitter Courses

11/7/2018 to 11/9/2018
When: Wednesday, November 7, 2018
8:00 AM
Where: Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Airport North
3437 Bobby Brown Parkway
Atlanta, Georgia  30344
United States
Contact: Minerva Mendoza
(530) 229-0337

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ORTHOTIC FITTER COURSE

DISTANCE LEARNING + 2 DAY LAB
NOVEMBER 7TH & 8TH  8 AM - 5 PM
 

SHOE FITTER COURSE

DISTANCE LEARNING + 1 DAY LAB
NOVEMBER 9TH 8 AM - 5 PM

MASTECTOMY FITTER COURSE

DISTANCE LEARNING + 1 DAY LAB
NOVEMBER 9TH 8 AM - 5 PM


Study guide included!

Orthotic Fitter Course - This course is a full spectrum study in Orthotics and qualifies as the prerequisite course of study for BOC - Certified Orthotic Fitter (COF) and ABC - Certified Fitter Orthotics (CFo).   This course includes all the required classes by distance learning. You will be provided with special 24/7 access to the class material via the internet on our distance learning website until completed. You can complete this course on your schedule to save you from having to attend a full five day course and being away from your office during business hours. Once complete, distance learning will be followed by a two day face-to-face lab on Wednesday, and Thursday, November 7-8th from 8 am - 5:00 pm in Atlanta, Georgia.

Mastectomy Fitter Course - This course can be taken in conjunction with the Orthotic Fitter Course or Stand Alone.   The course includes all the required classes by distance learning, available on the internet 24/7 from the comfort of your home or office. This course is a full spectrum study and qualifies as the prerequisite course of study for BOC - Certified Mastectomy Fitter (CMF) and ABC - Certified Fitter Mastectomy (CFm).  Once complete, distance learning will be followed by a face-to-face lab on Friday, November 9th from 8 am - 5 pm and includes the basic fitting techniques for forms and bras but will also include more advanced techniques covering more complex fittings and compression therapy as it pertains to the mastectomy patient.

Therapeutic Shoe Fitter Course - This course can be taken in conjunction with the Orthotic Fitter Course or Stand Alone.  The course includes all the required courses by distance learning, available on the internet 24/7 from the comfort of your home or office. This course is a full spectrum study and qualifies as the prerequisite course of study for  ABC - Certified Shoe Fitter (CFts).  Once complete, distance learning will be followed by a face-to-face lab on Friday, November 9th from 8 am - 5 pm and includes the basic fitting techniques for therapeutic shoes and inserts and a multitude of different techniques to address accommodations to shoes/inserts which are in harmony with the scope of care of a therapeutic shoe fitter.

Each session contains the required courses to meet certification prerequisite requirements for ABC and/or BOC. Candidates must complete each module and pass each exam with an 80% or better score prior to attending the live face-to-face labs.

During the face-to-face class you will receive instructions on how to assess the patient and fit the required orthoses and will be evaluated on your fitting competence. The final face-to-face labs will be held at:

Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Airport North

3437 Bobby Brown Parkway

Atlanta, Georgia 30344

For Hotel Reservations

Call 404-477-6600


Seating is Limited and our classes fill up fast!

So Register TODAY!

Register your attendance with the "Register Now" button below.

When you meet the education, experience and examination requirements by the Certifying Board and become a Certified Orthotic Fitter or Certified Mastectomy Fitter, you may qualify to fit certain Orthoses*.

* State Licensure Laws, Medicare standards and scopes of practice apply.

Orthotic Fitter Course $599.00

Mastectomy Fitter Course $229.00

Therapeutic Shoe Fitter Course $299.00

Combination Orthotic/Mastectomy Fitter $699.00

Combination Orthotic/Therapeutic Shoe Fitter $799.00

What our participants are saying:

"I was in your San Diego class... I took and passed my orthotic fitter exam in January... I can't thank you enough for the preperation... the exam was tough but the information you provided online and with the hands on... was exceptional. 

"Thank you again for the top notch education you and your staff provided."                           David Garcia COF

"I just wanted to drop you a quick note. I attended the fitter course when you were in Denver this past October. I took and passed my exam last week! Thank you again for the course and test prep. "

Thanks again, Cheryl Z CFm

From the Dallas class, "I passed the ABC last week but I enjoyed the materials. I appreciate it. The ABC exam was pretty difficult, I was very happy to pass."

Thank you, Amanda, CFo

"Thank you Mr. Jim and everyone with O&P Education for being wonderful teachers and instructors along my journey;) I attended your orthotic fitters class in Fall of 2011 in Portland, OR;) Today I finally took the BOC Orthotic Fitters exam and passed!!! I look forward to working with you all when it comes to any classes in this field;) Mr. Jim is the best and has been in contact with me ever since we met! You are a great mentor and you truly care about your students and how you can help them!!! I highly recommend O&P Education!!!! Thank you all sooo much!"

Thank You, Jenny D, COF


 
Orthotic Fitter Course Outline:
Distance Learning On-line sessions:

Practice Management, Medical Terminology
Tools & Techniques
Anatomy - Physiology
Cervical Anatomy and Orthotic applications
Gait Analysis
SOAP Notes
Biomechanics
Spinal Anatomy and Orthotic applications
Kinesiology Lower Extremity
Lower Extremity Anatomy and Orthotic applications
Diabetic Foot, Anatomy and Therapeutic Shoe Fitting
Compliance
Hazard Communications
Kinesiology Upper Quarter
Upper Extremity Anatomy and Orthotic applications
Venous Insufficiencies
Lymphedema
HIPAA privacy and security
Ethics

 

Face to Face Labs


First Live Lab Day

Face to Face Labs - Spinal Lab, Lower Anatomy Lab

Second Live Lab Day

Face to Face Labs - Lower Anatomy Lab, Venous Insufficiency Lab, Foot Lab, Upper Anatomy Lab

 

Mastectomy Fitter Course Outline: 


Distance Learning On-line sessions:

Practice Management
Breast Anatomy-Mastectomy Fitting
Anatomy Upper Torso
Medical Terminology
Writing proper SOAP notes
Compliance
Venous System
Lymphedema
Privacy & Security
Ethics-Risk Management
HIPAA
Hazard Communication.

Live Lab

Face to Face Lab, includes mastectomy prosthesis, bras, compression garments.

 

Therapeutic Shoe Fitter Course Outline:


Distance Learning On-line sessions: 

Practice Management
Common Foot Pathologies and Deformities
Foot Measurement, Shoe Fitting and Selection
Medical Terminology
Writing proper SOAP notes
Biomechanics
Compliance
Complications Associated with the Diabetic Foot
Gait Analysis
HIPAA
Ethics-Risk Management
Anatomy of the Foot
Hazard Communication.

Live Lab

Face to Face Lab, includes shoes, inserts and many different approved shoe/insert accommodations.

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Contact

The American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists
7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 760
Bethesda, MD 20814
(202) 380-3663
info@oandp.org