Exam Dates and Deadlines

Exam Cycle Application DeadlineResidency Deadline*
April 3-15, 2023February 1, 2023March 1, 2023
June 5-17, 2023April 1, 2023May 1, 2023
July 31 - August 12, 2023June 1, 2023July 1, 2023
October 2-14, 2023August 1, 2023September 1, 2023
December 4-16, 2023October 1, 2023November 1, 2023
February 5-17, 2024December 1, 2023January 1, 2024
April 1-13, 2024February 1, 2024March 1, 2024

Exam Locations: The exams are offered at 350+ locations nationwide. Check out the testing locations in your area.

*Residency deadlines only apply to orthotic and prosthetic practitioner candidates.

Important Reminder:  Practitioner candidates may apply for the combined discipline written multiple choice exam immediately after graduation; however, you must complete your residency in the relevant discipline by the residency deadline to be eligible for the simulation and CPM exams.

Clinical Patient Management (CPM) Exam Dates and Deadlines

Spring 2023 Exam DatesApplication Deadline Residency Deadline
Prosthetics: May 16-18, 2023March 1, 2023April 1, 2023
Testing Accommodations for  O & P  May 19, 2023March 1, 2023April 1, 2023
Orthotics: May 20-22, 2023March 1, 2023April 1, 2023
Fall 2023 Exam DatesApplication DeadlineResidency Deadline
Orthotics: September 24-26, 2023July 1, 2023August 1, 2023
Testing Accommodations for O & P September 27, 2023July 1, 2023August 1, 2023
Prosthetics: September 28-30, 2023July 1, 2023August 1, 2023
Winter 2024 Exam DatesApplication DeadlineResidency Deadline
Prosthetics: January 8-10, 2024November 1, 2023December 1, 2023
Testing Accommodations for  O & P January 11, 2024November 1, 2023December 1, 2023
Prosthetics: January 12-14, 2024November 1, 2023December 1, 2023

Exam Location: The CPM exams are held at the ABC Testing Center in Tampa, FL.  All CPM exam dates are tentative. Do not make travel arrangements until ABC has notified you of the day and time of your exam.​

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