The American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics, Inc. (ABC) 2011 Annual Report is now available on the ABC website. The report summarizes the organization’s successes and provides data on the total number of certified individuals and accredited facilities.
In the 2011 Annual Report, each of ABC’s five core departments provide statistical analysis and highlight the accomplishments that have helped to strengthen and improve ABC’s contribution to the profession. Again in 2011, ABC enjoyed significant growth in its credentialing and facility accreditation programs, a testament to the high standards and quality services that ABC offers.
Included in the report is a message from John M. Kenney, CPO, FAAOP, ABC’s 2011 President. Kenney provides an overview of the organization’s year long strategic successes.
Successes in 2011 include:
• ABC exceeded last year’s record for the number of accredited facilities choosing ABC – a total of 8,418 facilities applied or renewed their existing accreditation.
• A total of 1,078 newly certified individuals were added to the ABC family in 2010 – bringing the total number of ABC certified professionals to 13,638.
• The Certified Technician Exam was given for the first time as a computer based exam and will be given four times a year here out.
• The second phase of the Certified Assistant credential was in place and a total of 604 individuals meet the requirements and were granted certification
Click here for a complete copy of The 2011 Annual Report.