Welcome to the NWAAOP

The Northwest Chapter Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists is a chapter of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists that is dedicated to promoting professionalism and advancing the standard of patient care through education, literature, research, and collaboration.

Save the Date For 2020!

April 16, 17, and 18th

Next year’s Northwest American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists is quickly approaching.  The meeting will be held on April 16, 17, and 18th (the 18th is a half day) in Bellevue, WA.  We are looking forward to a great turn out and great speakers as well.  Please mark your calendars and save the date!  We are not taking registrations until our registration program change is complete, so please mark your calendars and keep an eye out for our emails updating you to register for early bird discounts!

PLEASE NOTE: While we are still meeting in Bellevue, we have opted to change locations this year to improve lay-out, food, and location!  We will be meeting at the Marriot Courtyard in downtown Bellevue; there will still be free parking for the event, and a discounted rate for rooms.  For our contracted hotel rates, please follow this link:  https://www.marriott.com/events/start.mi?id=1570060830615&key=GRP

The website for The Marriot Courtyard is:  https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bvudt-courtyard-seattle-bellevue-downtown/

Courtyard Seattle Bellevue/Downtown
11010 NE 8th Street
Bellevue, Washington 98004
(425) 454 – 5888

Thank you, and looking forward to seeing you in the Spring!
Please send any questions to peterspringscpo@gmail.com

Should you prefer an alternate to hotel from our venue, we encourage you to check the following hotels nearby:

Bellevue Hilton
https://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/washington/hilton-bellevue-LION-HF/index.html

Bellevue Club Hotel
http://www.bellevueclubhotel.com/

Past Event

2019 NWAAOP Conference – April 11-13, 2019

Featured Bob Gailey as our keynote speaker to discuss gait training topics for the amputee!  

For pediatrics we had Seattle Children’s Tone Management Clinic representatives to discuss tone management in the pediatric patient.  Dr. Bryan Tompkins from Shriners Hospitals for Children – Spokane spoke on a physician’s perspective of scoliosis

On the business side, we will had Dave Hughes [Cornerstone] and Eddie Gosschalk [Hanger Clinic] with their office managers to address audits and business topics in a symposium style session.  Dr. Tim Chestnut gave a physician’s perspective on documentation, insurance coverage, and physician care of the amputee

Researches were presented from the University of Washington and the Seattle VA.