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Partnering with Therapists Becoming More Prevalent

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Betta Ferrendelli’s recent article in the O&P Edge, Partnering With Therapists: Improving Patient Access and Outcomes Through Collaboration, is a good look at why the relationship between O&P and the therapy community is so important.

Physical Therapists are lucky if they receive three credit hours of O&P training throughout their entire collegiate careers.  So who better to educate therapists about orthotics and prosthetics than orthotists and prosthetists?

Providing regular in-services to your therapists is a great way to strengthen relationships and showcase your expertise as a clinician.  Learn more about education-based marketing.

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US ISPO Announcement – Interim Director and New Contact Info

George GondoThe United States Member Society of the International Society of Prosthetics & Orthotics (US ISPO) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that George Gondo has accepted the position of Interim Director of US ISPO. We are confident he will provide strong leadership during this time of transition following the departure of Dianne Farabi who announced her retirement from US ISPO last March.

George has over twenty years of leadership, development and management experience in non-profit and community based organizations, most recently with the Amputee Coalition. Board chair Elizabeth Mansfield said, “In choosing an interim director, the board started by identifying immediate priorities for the coming months, including building partnerships, improving communications, and operational efficiency. We feel that George is the right person to lead the organization while it addresses these and other important issues.”

George will partner with the US ISPO Board of Directors on organizational
and strategic planning, and oversee US ISPO’s relocation. Our commitment is
to maintain our high standards during the transition and continue to offer
the organization a promising future. Please join me in welcoming George
Gondo to US ISPO, and don’t hesitate to reach out to him with any questions
or concerns at 833-487-4776, usispo.director@gmail.com. You may also
contact Elizabeth Mansfield, Board Chair, US ISPO  at 844-347-0738, or
elizabeth@cecpo.com.

US ISPO has all new contact information, please update your files
accordingly.

US ISPO
143 Boardman-Canfield Road
Suite 303
Boardman, OH 44512
(833) 4 US ISPO
(833) 487-4776 phone/fax
director.usispo@gmail.com
www.usispo.org

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Above Knee Patient Education Literature

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Above Knee Prosthetics: Preparing Your Residual Limb for Prosthetic Use (CEC Demo AK Booklet) is a 16-page, patient-education brochure that can be customized with your brand.

The front and back cover will feature your logo and contact information. The 3rd page is reserved for your story. It will be about who you are and what you do. Tell everyone what sets you apart and why your brand is important. Your educational material is part of your message – your branding. Make sure it’s an accurate representation of your reputation.

This is a custom brochure. So if you have high resolution images of your patients, staff, or facility you want substituted for the stock photos in the brochure we can absolutely have that conversation. We can even arrange to have a photographer come to your facility and take professional images.

Our content is written for patients. The brochure clearly explains the prosthetic process from the beginning. There is a glossary and section of frequently asked questions. The questions can be changed to meet your preferences and the content can be revised to reflect the way you practice. The prosthetic process the patients learn about will be yours.

Need an order form? CEC Custom Literature Order Form

We also have custom literature available for BK Patient Education.

 

 

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2018 VOPA Passbook Winner

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Elizabeth Mansfield and Heather Morgan, CPO

 

Congratulations to Heather Morgan, CPO for winning the Passbook drawing at the Virginia Orthotic Prosthetic Association meeting last week.

Heather is is the Lead Cranial Clinician for Restore OPC, and was pretty excited about being the lucky winner.

“It’s my birthday this week, so it makes winning a little more fun.”  Heather said.  “I liked meeting and talking to all the vendors.  It was a really fun meeting!”

To quote our good friend Erin from Fillauer, “there’ ain’t no party like a Passbook party!”

The VOPA 2018 meeting was held in Reston, VA.  It was VOPA’s largest meeting, drawing attendees from Washington DC, Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina  and as far away as the American Virgin Islands.  There were 18 first-time attendees.

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VOPA 2018 Meeting

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Hyatt – Reston, Virginia

The Virginia Orthotic & Prosthetic Association annual meeting starts 8am, Thursday, October 18, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency in Reston, VA.  There will be seminars in orthotics, prosthetics and pedorthics.  Continuing education credits will be awarded by the ABC and BOC – 1 credit per hour of instruction.  The meeting ends on Saturday, October 20th at 3pm.

There are close to 40 vendors exhibiting and the ABC is a platinum sponsor.

VOPA 2018 Meeting Information

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Below Knee Patient Education Literature

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Below Knee Prosthetics: Preparing Your Residual Limb for Prosthetic Use (CEC BK Demo Booklet) is a 16-page, patient-education brochure that can be customized with your brand.

The front and back cover will feature your logo and contact information. The 3rd page is reserved for your story.  It will be about who you are and what you do.  Tell everyone what sets you apart and why your brand is important. Your educational material is part of your message – your branding. Make sure it’s an accurate representation of your reputation.

This is a custom brochure. So if you have high resolution images of your patients, staff, or facility you want substituted for the stock photos in the brochure we can absolutely have that conversation. We can even arrange to have a photographer come to your facility and take professional images.

Our content is written for patients. The brochure clearly explains the prosthetic process from the beginning. There is a glossary and section of frequently asked questions.  The questions can be changed to meet your preferences and the content can be revised to reflect the way you practice. The prosthetic process the patients learn about will be yours.

Need an order form?  CEC Custom Literature Form

We also have custom literature available for AK Patient Education.