O&P Technician

Exam Format and Availability 

The two-and-a-half-​hour, multiple choice exam consists of 125 items designed to measure your knowledge of orthotic or prosthetic fabrication techniques. Knowledge assessed on the exam includes anatomy,  human locomotion, effects of orthotic/prosthetic design on gait, biomechanics, medical terminology, material safety procedures, ethics and professionalism.

The exam is given using computer-based testing (CBT) and is offered every other month at over 350 locations nationwide or online with a live remote proctor. Check out the test center locations in your area.

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Stephen Fletcher, CPO, LPO

Director, Professional Credentialing

Directs ABC’s Professional Ethics, Certification, Scope of Practice and Government Relations programs. Manages all ABC’s certification exam development and administration activities. Facilitates coordination of professional/clinical issues across all ABC programs, including state licensure.

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Meg Hayes

Certification Program Assistant

Primary contact for: general certification and application inquiries and state licensure verification requests

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Tabita Whilden

Certification Technology Coordinator

Contact for: certification data management, assistance with certification verifications, exam registration and website assistance.

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Lauren Moran

Certification Candidate Coordinator

Contact for: certification program inquiries, certification application assistance and status and licensure examination inquiries.

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