BOC to sunset new certifications
OWINGS MILLS, Md. – The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) plans to stop accepting new applications for its orthotist (BOC), prosthetist (BOCP) and pedorthist (BOCPD) certifications. BOC says the move will help the organization grow and streamline the profession’s credentialing options. “BOC has been a recognized partner in these fields for more than 30 years and remains firmly committed to supporting our certificants and the millions of people who depend on BOC professionals to improve the quality of their lives,” said L. Bradley Watson, BOCO, BOCP, LPO, and chairman of the BOC board of directors.BOC will accept applications for the orthotist, prosthetist and pedorthist certifications through July 31, 2016.