Yes we are ABC accredited! The American Board for Certification (ABC) is the national certifying and accrediting body for the orthotic, prosthetic and pedorthic professions. Since its inception in 1948, ABC has become the quality standard in orthotic, prosthetic and pedorthic certification and today has more than 14,000 certified individuals and over 7,000 accredited facilities.
Yes, we are a nationally accredited advanced learning center for residents entering our field. The National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE) promotes education in the field of orthotics and prosthetics and raises the standards of education in the field. This includes working in cooperation with the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) for the accreditation of orthotist/prosthetist and technician level education within the O&P profession. CAAHEP is a nationally recognized non-profit organization that accredits educational programs in 23 allied health disciplines.
NCOPE’s additional responsibilities include the development of standards for, and accreditation of Residency education, pedorthic education and fitter level courses for the O&P profession.