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Orthotic & Prosthetic Technician Continuing Education Course


October 13 and 14, 2017


The Northwest Chapter American Academy or Orthotists and Prosthetists


This program has been approved for 15 CE credits by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics (ABC) and for 16.5 CE credits by the Board of Certification (BOC), and for 12 MCE by Orthotics Prosthetics Canada (OPC).


Friday, October 13 Speaker Course Title
7:30-8:30 a.m. Dan Blocka International Trends for O&P Technicians
8:30-9:30 a.m. Brad Davis & Russ Bartlett Creating Lightweight Laminations and Smooth Finishes
9:30-9:45 a.m. Break Refreshments
9:45-10:45 a.m. Scott Wimberely Fabrication Tricks and Tips
10:45-11:45 a.m. Jeff Collins O&P Integration into the Veterinary Community
11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Break Lunch
12:15-1:15 p.m. Jeff Honma Material Selection for Prosthetic Socket Fabrication
1:15-2:15 p.m. Steve Hill  Future Tech!
2:15-3:15 p.m. Chad Eberhart & Pam Hale Fabrication of BOA System Technologies
3:15-3:30 p.m. Break Refreshments
3:30-4:30 p.m. Ambrose Cavegn Laminating with Foam
4:30-5:30 p.m. Curt Bertram Beyond Your Technical Skills
5:30-7 p.m. Reception Attendees, Vendors, Staff
Saturday, October 14 Speaker Course Title
7:30-8:30 a.m. Phillip Harrison Taking Polypropylene to a New Level of Performance
8:30-9:30 a.m. Warren Matthews Fabrication of Silicone Bladder Prosthesis
9:30-10:30 a.m. Brad O'Connell Dynamic Bracing
10:30-10:45 a.m. Break Refreshments
10:45-11:45 a.m. William Buston Prosthetic Weight Assisted Slide Puller/Pusher
11:45 12:45 p.m. Cullen Hays Creation of an Interscapulothoracic Level Prosthesis
12:45-1:45 p.m. Mike Ruch & Keim Bill Applicational Graphics for O&P
1:45-2 p.m. Adjourn

Evaluation Forms/Thank You
Bernard Hewey and Ruthie Dearing

For More Information

For more information, please contact:

Ruthie Dearing - Program Manager

To see additional information regarding individual sponsors, speaker bios and course content, see the Course Brochure.