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Predictors Of Success On The Prosthetics Certification Examination, Rebecca M. Miro Mar 2014

Predictors Of Success On The Prosthetics Certification Examination, Rebecca M. Miro

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Students who graduate from a practitioner program in prosthetics & orthotics must achieve certification in order to obtain licensure and practice independently in 16 states. In states where licensure is not mandatory, graduates may choose to pursue certification in order assure patients that they are practicing at the highest level as well as to differentiate themselves from competitors. While studies have been carried out extensively regarding predictors of success on the certification exams in other professions, no such study has been carried out to date in prosthetics.

The American Board for Certification in Prosthetics, Orthotics, & Pedorthics (ABC), established in 1948, historically ...