ABC CredCast
ABC CredCast
Your Source for O&P Credentialing Insights; covering everything you need to know about certification, continuing ed, accreditation and more! ABC CredCast host Jim Lawson, Outreach Development Manager for the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics (ABC), provides insights and helpful tools for navigating all of ABC’s credentialing programs and recertification processes.
Passage to Progress - HR 1990 Explained
We're highlighting HR 1990, the Medicare O&P Patient-Centered Care Act and main focus of the recent AOPA Policy Forum, with AOPA's Director of Strategic Alliances, Ashlie White. Find out how the passage of this bill will positively affect the entire O&P profession and what you can do to support this important effort.
May 18, 2021
28 min
Passion Behind the Profession with Tony Ward, CPO, ABC Board President
Tony explains how his experiences and relationships have fueled his passion for volunteerism and leadership and what it’s really like being the Board President for a national credentialing board.
Mar 22, 2021
21 min
How State & Regional O&P Meetings are Overcoming COVID
We sat down with two long-time O&P meeting organizers/producers to hear what challenges they’ve faced when trying to support the profession through education, networking and professional development opportunities during a pandemic. Will this be the death of state and regional O&P meetings? Listen to find out what meeting experts say is on the horizon.
Feb 22, 2021
41 min
Limb Loss & Preservation Registry Initiative
Mayo Clinic research professor, Dr. Ken Kaufman, Ph.D., P.E., joins CredCast to talk about leading the national effort to develop a Limb Loss and Preservation Registry. Listen in to learn more and find out how you can help!
Dec 16, 2020
9 min
Central Fabrication Accreditation DRILL DOWN
Join host, Jim Lawson as he takes a detailed look at ABC's Central Fabrication Accreditation program. Learn how becoming accredited can benefit your business and bottom line. Show your customers that you’re working just as hard as they are to ensure the best possible outcomes for their patients.
Oct 20, 2020
17 min
Scope of Practice - Top 5 Things You Should Know
Are you well versed on the Scope of Practice for your credential? On this episode, we highlight the top five things everyone should know about staying within their scope. ABC’s Director, Clinical Resources, Steve Fletcher CPO, LPO, joins Jim for a little game of Scope of Practice True or False. Listen in to play along!
Sep 24, 2020
18 min
Amazing Resources for Your Limb Loss Patients
Look like a hero with your limb loss and limb difference patients after listening to this episode! Jim sits down with Caitlyn Hurley, Manager of the Amputee Coalition's National Limb Loss Resource Center to discuss the many valuable and free resources available to the limb loss community, many of which you may not be aware.
Aug 19, 2020
24 min
Improving Your Digital Marketing Strategies
We're connected to our electronic devices now more than ever. Join ABC's Marketing Team as they share easy strategies for using digital marketing to promote yourself or your business and tips for staying connected to your patients. Listen in as the team focuses on social media, digital badges, websites and search engine optimization.
Jul 23, 2020
44 min
Telehealth in O&P Part 2
Hear additional tips and insights from two practitioners who are successfully using telehealth for the continuum of patient care.
Jun 5, 2020
23 min
Telehealth in O&P Part 1
Whether you’re already using telehealth in your practice or considering it, be sure to listen to part one of our two-part podcast which includes guidance from ABC and insight from one practice owner and the impact on her practice.
Jun 1, 2020
49 min
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