NAOT's 35th Annual Clinical Symposium
Join NAOT in San Diego, California to learn about the latest orthopaedic techniques and practices! NAOT 2017 will feature an excellent mix of educational lectures, breakout sessions, panel discussions, and an exhibit hall. Attendees will have the opportunity to earn CEUs/CMEs for a number of certifications, including NBCOT, NBCOPA/NBCOA, NSAA, BOC, ASRT and ASA. In addition to the educational program, there will be various special events and receptions that will give you the opportunity to network with fellow OTCs, OPA-C/OA-Cs, ATCs, and other allied healthcare professionals.
NAOT is currently looking for speakers to contribute to the 2017 Educational Program. If you are interested in speaking, click here to review the guidelines. You may submit your proposal to Morgan Buciumean at email@example.com.
Registration will open Spring 2017.
|Before July 1||After July 1|
|NAOT Regular Member||$395||$470|
|NAOT Student Member*||$195||$245|
|Non-Member Active-Duty Military||$395||$445|
|Guest Pass (includes Welcome Reception, entrance to the Exhibit Hall/Lunch)||$100||$125|
|Extra Closing Event Tickets (one ticket is included in your full registration)||$65||$65|
|*Must provide proof of enrollment in orthopaedic program/school.
|Orthotic Fitter Course
(Tues, August 15 & Wed, August 16 - Two Full Days)
|Casting & Splinting Skills Workshop
(Wed, August 16 - Full Day)
|Advanced Casting Workshop
(Wed, August 16 - Half Day)
Town and Country Resort & Convention Center
500 Hotel Cir N | San Diego, CA 92108
Reservations: (800) 772-8527 | Phone: (619) 291-7131
The official hotel and location for the NAOT 2017 meeting is the Town and Country Resort & Convention Center. A special room rate of $139 per night (standard/double) is available for meeting participants at the Town and Country Resort & Convention Center.
Click here to make your reservation online.
You must make your hotel reservation by 7/14/17 to get the discounted rate. Rooms are available on a limited basis, and are first come, first served.
AIR TRAVEL & TRANSPORTATION
San Diego International Airport
The Town and Country Resort & Convention Center is located approximately 7.2 miles from the San Diego International Airport.
ABOUT SAN DIEGO
Plan to sink your toes into plenty of things to do while in San Diego! For more information, visit the The Official Travel Resource for the San Diego Region.
The educational sessions at NAOT 2017 will be submitted to the following certification agencies for continuing education credits (number of credit hours from each agency will be posted closer to the conference):
National Board for Certification of Orthopaedic Technologists (NBCOT)
NAOT members can pay for their CEUs along with their conference registration fees, and NAOT will log CEUs earned directly with NBCOT. Simply mark the appropriate box on the online registration form, and submit the $40 CEU logging fee. Attendees should check to make sure they need the total number of CEUs offered by NBCOT before selecting this option, as there is no carryover of CEUs or refunds.
National Board for Certification of Orthopaedic Physician’s Assistants/National Board for Certification of Orthopaedic Assistants (NBCOPA/NBCOA)
Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer (BOC)
*National Association of Orthopaedic Technologists is recognized by the
Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers.
National Surgical Assistant Association (NSAA)
American Society of Radiological Technologists (ASRT)
The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC)
American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics, and Pedorthics (ABC)
Association of Surgical Technologists (AST)
Learning Objectives for CSTs/CFAs
1) Greater understanding of orthopaedic equipment.
2) Enhance knowledge in anatomy to avoid surgical pitfalls of undo pressure on important structures secondary to retractors and surgical equipment.
3) Provide the CST/CFA with a greater knowledge base in orthopaedic medicine and improve their confidence when providing assistance in orthopaedic surgery.
*Please be advised that NAOT 2017 is not approved by AAPA for category 1 CMEs. If you would like to attend the meeting, it is recommended that you contact your accediation provider to determine the category of credits you may receive.
If you must cancel your conference registration, you must notify NAOT in writing by JULY 1, 2017. A $75 processing fee will apply. No refunds will be made for cancellations AFTER JULY 1, 2017 or for no shows. Substitutions are permitted.
Contact NAOT at (317) 205-9484 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions or need additional information.
CONFERENCE BROCHURE (PDF)
REGISTRATION FORM (PDF)