OPGA members have opportunities for continuing education on both clinical and business topics developed with O&P professionals in mind.

Complimentary O&P Courses From VGM Education

As an additional membership benefit, OPGA members receive exclusive access to 20 complimentary courses offered through VGM Education.

These courses help members learn about running a profitable and efficient O&P business. Topics include:

  • The Importance of Effective Communication in Health Care

  • Introduction to CMS and Medicare

  • Documentation Prior to Claim Submission

  • Understanding the Medicare Supplier Standards

  • Medicare Appeals Process

  • E-Mail and Voice Mail Etiquette

  • Retaining the Customers You Already Have

  • Employee Orientation

  • Interviewing and Hiring

  • Communication: What is It?

  • Handling Complaints

  • Business Ethics

  • Customer Service Strategies

  • Understanding HIPAA

  • Developing a New Employee Orientation Program

  • Recruiting and Retaining Employees

  • Safety in the Workplace

  • Behavior-Based Selling

  • Impactful Questions to Help You Get the Sale

Each of these courses are The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) certified, and some are also American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics (ABC) certified. 

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Webinars and Events

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. Most webinars are awarded mandatory continuing education credits from the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics (ABC).

OPGA also participates in seminars such as the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA), the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, and more to connect, network, and learn with fellow O&P professionals. 

Check out all upcoming webinars and online events with OPGA on the OPGA events calendar!

View the OPGA Events Calendar