Summit Results Final Report

Sponsored by the National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education and the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists

Welcome! This page is dedicated to provide you, the participant, with information regarding the meeting and the final report of the results. It has been nearly 14 years since the O&P profession convened to critically assess the future of clinical practice and formal education. Our conference committee specifically selected you because of your current or previous history with O&P education.

Meeting Information

Meeting Agenda
Objective and Assumptions for Meeting
Questions For Summit
O+P Body of Knowledge
O+P Comptencies

ABC PCE Credit

Application for Category II


Conflict of Interest Form
Glossary of Terms
The Master's Degree

  O&P Reports/Information
Phoenix Report
Scope of Practice
Strategic Plan | Appendices (I, II) | Footnotes (1, 2, 3, 4)
2002 POEM Report (reference pages 29, 67 and 70)
WHO Guidelines Report (reference pages: Tasks of Personnel - pp. 12-13, Professional Profile Category I - pp. 21-23, Guidelines for Training Category I Personnel - pp. 24-31)

  Other Professions
NAACLS Master's Rationale
PA Taskforce Report
PT Education Time Line

ABC Credentialed Numbers
BOC Credentialed Numbers
2004 Accredited Educational Program Listing and Faculty Numbers
Alicia Davis Study (reference pages 22-38)
Bureau of Labor Statistics (reference pages 17 and 18)
Caroline Nielsen Study
Edwards Survey
O&P School Student Profiles
Practice Analysis

Summit Results

Consolidated Responses (PowerPoint presentation)

List of Invited Participants

Invited Participants

E-mail Comments