An ABC Certified Fitter-therapeutic shoes (CFts) is a health care professional specifically educated and trained to provide non-custom therapeutic shoes and non-custom multi-density inserts. This includes patient assessment, formulation of a treatment plan, implementation of the treatment plan, follow-up and practice management.
The ABC Certified Fitter-therapeutic shoes Scope of Practice details the specific functions of a certified therapeutic shoe fitter. This includes patient assessment, formulation of a treatment plan, implementation of the treatment plan, follow-up and practice management.
Additionally, the certified therapeutic shoe fitter is required to support and conform to the Code of Professional Responsibility which promotes and assures the overall welfare of the patient and the integrity of the profession.
Once you have met all of our requirements and passed the certification exam, you will be awarded the Certified Fitter-therapeutic shoes (CFts) credential.
You must complete an ABC approved pre-certification course as part of your eligibility requirement for taking the exam. A complete list of approved providers and course dates is available here.
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