The 2020 American Orthotic and Prosthetic Annual National Assembly Begins This Week


Washington, DC (September 8, 2020) – The American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA) will virtually host 1,000 orthotic, prosthetic, and pedorthic professionals for the 2020 AOPA Virtual National Assembly starting tomorrow, September 9-12.

The Assembly is the country’s oldest and largest meeting for the orthotic, prosthetic, and pedorthic profession, this includes companies that manufacture and supply orthoses and prostheses as well as the clinicians who provide the care. Attendees will gather to learn about the latest clinical, business, and technology developments, in addition to gleaning insight into the current and future research impacting the profession. Some of the topics that will be covered include business operations during COVID, outcomes and evidence-based practice, treating aging patients, wound healing and diversity in O&P education. Attendees also have access to the Exhibit Hall full of a diverse array of exhibitors that manufacture, supply, and provide services to the O&P profession.

“The 2020 AOPA Virtual National Assembly provides O&P professionals education from the best in the profession along with access to the latest in technology and devices,” stated Eve Lee, Executive Director, AOPA. “The move to a virtual meeting has enabled us to provide attendees with the opportunity to earn more continuing education credits than any previous Assembly.”

The Assembly begins Wednesday, September 9 with opening keynote, healthcare futurist Mike Lovdal, PhD.

For more information on the Assembly including the full schedule visit www.AOPAssembly.org

About the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA): Through advocacy, research, and education, AOPA improves patient access to quality orthotic and prosthetic care. AOPA, based in Alexandria, VA, is the largest non-profit organization consisting of more than 2,000 O&P patient care facilities and suppliers, dedicated to helping O&P businesses and professionals navigate the multitude of issues surrounding the delivery of quality patient care.

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