What is an ABC certification?
Achieving American Board Certification (ABC) means you have met the rigorous, objective standards of a top professional in the areas of bankruptcy and/or creditors rights.
What is ABC certified orthotist?
An ABC Certified Orthotist and/or Prosthetist is a health care professional specifically educated and trained to manage comprehensive orthotic and/or prosthetic patient care. This includes patient assessment, formulation of a treatment plan, implementation of the treatment plan, follow-up and practice management.
What education is needed to become a prosthetist?
Orthotists and prosthetists need a master’s degree and certification. Both orthotists and prosthetists must complete a residency before they can be certified.
Is ABC a Recognised qualification?
Are ABC Awards recognised? As explained above, they are highly recognised. However, there are various levels of qualifications that are equivalent to, say, a university degree’s first year, second year or an HND for example.
How do I get ABC certified?
Complete and return the Certification Application with the required fee and documentation to ABC. Your current level of certification, education, and work experience will be reviewed. If you meet ABC’s criteria for reciprocity, you will receive an ABC certificate that is valid for two years.
What education does a prosthetist need?
All orthotists and prosthetists must complete a master’s degree in orthotics and prosthetics. These programs include courses in upper and lower extremity orthotics and prosthetics, spinal orthotics, and plastics and other materials used for fabrication.
Do prosthetists go to med school?
What undergraduate degree is best for prosthetics?
Aspiring orthotists should complete undergraduate programs such as biomedical engineering, biology, or even physiology, although with additional classes, most science-based undergraduate degrees will suffice.