The Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center (NUPOC) Master’s in Prosthetics and Orthotics (MPO) program provides a strong theoretical foundation and clinical practicum to prepare individuals for residency, followed by the American Board for Certification (ABC) in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics Practitioner Certification Exam. Accredited by CAAHEP, the MPO consists of didactic and laboratory instruction in anatomy, kinesiology, pathology, behavioral sciences, research skills, normal and pathological gait, biomechanics, material science, evaluation, measurement, impression procedures, components, alignment, fitting, and fabrication.
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100% of NUPOC MPO Graduates Achieved NCOPE-Approved Residency Placement
MPO 2016 Placement is 100%
All 44 graduates of the 2nd NUPOC MPO Class (2016) obtained Residency placements at NCOPE-approved sites. One person worked in the field for a year after graduation prior to accepting a residency position.
MPO 2015 Placement is 100%
All 45 graduates of the NUPOC inaugural MPO Class (2015) obtained Residency placements at NCOPE-approved sites.
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