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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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.Send Stephen an email
Certification Program Assistant
Primary contact for: general certification and application inquiries and state licensure verification requestsSend Meg an email
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Contact for: certification program inquiries, certification application assistance and status and licensure examination inquiries.Send Lauren an email