March 2011

ABC releases orthotic fitters survey

The American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics announced in February the release of its 2010 Practice Analysis of ABC Credentialed Orthotic Fitters.

ABC last conducted a practice analysis study of the orthotic fitter profession in 2004 and 2006. The profession was resurveyed to identify changes related to the delivery of care, the specific orthotic devices utilized, and the technology in use today. ABC will use the survey results to ensure the continued relevance of its orthotic fitter credentialing exams.

The report is available at www.abcop.org.

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