Webinars

OPGA is proud to offer excellent live, online education through clinical and business webinars designed to meet the growing needs of OPGA members. Members enjoy OPGA webinars from the comfort of their own computer while taking in valuable information and earning continuing education credits. Learn more about each OPGA webinar and their associated fees by clicking on the course link. If you have ideas for our next OPGA webinar, contact OPGA and let us know what you have in mind! 


 

an introduction to the sensorimotor impulse foot orthotic concept

Thursday, January 10 | 1 p.m. CST | 60 minutes | 1.5 CEUs*

The concept of sensorimotor insoles requires a different understanding of how the foot can be corrected. Participants will be provided with information access and resources to fully understand the basic concept and a guide to the information available on the subject. We will also look over the design of the orthotic and the delivery method. This information will allow participants to make a more informed opinion about the concept of sensorimotor insoles.

Learning Objectives

  • Review indications and counter indications and provide references for further reading and follow up.
  •  Review the planned "on-line" and "on-site" educational programs being developed so attendees can review the educational requirements.
  •  Review the skill set required and how these can be obtained.

* This program has been approved for 1.5 Scientific (S) Category 1 PCEs by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics (ABC). Credits will be granted by discipline.

Sponsor
OPGA

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Selection and Fitting of Compression Therapy Garments

Thursday, January 24 | 1 p.m. CST | 60 minutes | 1.5 CEUs*

Compression therapy is a growing profession that will exceed $3.0 billion by 2023 worldwide. It is also an important piece of the product offering for the O&P industry to service its referral and patient community. Build one’s practice through servicing this large patient base and diverse physician population.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn about the disease states that require the use of compression garments and when they are optimally ordered.
  • Learn about the various types of elastic, inelastic, and flat knit garments used to treat the needs of the patient population.
  • Learn how to measure, fit, and apply each type of garment.
  • Discuss billing and coding for these garments.

* This program has been approved for 1.5 Scientific (S) Category 1 PCEs by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics (ABC). Credits will be granted by discipline.

Sponsor
OPGA

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