We're ABC

The American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics is the comprehensive credentialing organization whose mission is to establish and advocate for the highest patient care and organizational standards in the provision of safe and effective orthotic, prosthetic and pedorthic services.

Since our inception in 1948, ABC has become the quality standard in OP&P credentialing.

Our Vision

Setting Standards
Improving Outcomes
Changing Lives

We fullfill our mission by:

Measuring
patient care provider’s knowledge and skills through rigorous credentialing programs
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Establishing standards of organizational performance through facility accreditation
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Mandating professional continuing education to maintain competency
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Enforcing
a professional ethics program
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Communicating 
the value and importance of ABC credentials
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12,000+

Certified Individuals

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5,000+

Accredited Facilities

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50

Examiners

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16

Surveyors

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100+

Volunteers

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19

Full-time Staff

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15

Board Members

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Latest AbC NEWS

2021 OPERF/ABC Student and Resident Award Recipients Announced

OPERF and ABC are proud to announce the recipients of the 2021 OPERF/ABC Student Award for Academic Achievement and Resident Travel Award. Congratulations to these outstanding students and residents!

Important Dates

Iowa O&P Association Conference April 30 - May 3 Annual conference of the Iowa state association will be in Des Moines.
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