Join NAOT in St. Louis, Missouri to learn about the latest orthopaedic techniques and practices! NAOT 2018 will feature an excellent mix of educational lectures, breakout sessions, panel discussions, and an exhibit hall. 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.

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Call For Papers

NAOT is now accepting submissions for the 2018 Paper of the Year Competition, Sponsored by BSN Medical. Please click2018 Call for Papers for submission guidelines. All submissions will be submitted to 2018 Call for Papers


The educational sessions at NAOT 2018 will be submitted to the following certification agencies for continuing education credits:

  • National Board for Certification of Orthopaedic Technologists (NBCOT)
  • National Board for Certification of Orthopaedic Physician’s Assistants/National Board for Certification of Orthopaedic Assistants (NBCOPA/NBCOA)
  • Board of Certification – National Athletic Trainers (BOC)
  • National Surgical Assistant Association (NSAA)
  • American Society of Radiological Technologists (ASRT)
  • Board of Orthotist/Prosthetist Certification (BOC)
  • American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics, and Pedorthics (ABC)


Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark
1 S Broadway St.
St. Louis, MO 63102


The official hotel and location for the NAOT 2018 meeting is the Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark. A special room rate of $145 per night (standard/double) is available for meeting participants. For reservations please call 314-421-1776 or go click here for the NAOT group Link, Group Code NOT.

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Topics At A Glance

Welcome Reception
Wednesday, August 1st 6pm – Sponsored by BSN Medical

Limb Preservation Case Study
-Blood Flow Restrictive Therapy
-Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
-Early ROM Protocol and Splinting Considerations Following Hand and Digit Injuries
-Product and Technology Update
-Ulnar Sided Wrist Pain
-ACL Tears and Advances in Treatment
-Total Elbow Arthroplasty
-Current Concepts in Surgical Mangement of Anterior Shoulder Instability
-Return to Sport Following Anterior Labral Injury and Repair

NBCOT Memorial Breakfast
Friday, August 3rd 7am

Break-out Sessions
-Blood Flow Restrictive Therapy
-Dangers of Isocyanate in use of Orthopaedic Practices
-OPA/OA Exam Study Review Session
-Suture and Knot Tying
-CPR Re-certification Course
-Introduction to Reading Radiographs and MRI

Plaster Bash
Friday, August 3rd 6pm – Sponsored by BSN Medical



If you are interested in exhibiting or support opportunities, please contact Cayla Marconi at for more information.


Details Price Qty
The Member | Full Conference Registration ($395.00 (USD)) is available to members only. On Sale
Non - Member | Full Conference Registration $495.00 (USD)  
CEU Pre-payment (OTCs Only) $40.00 (USD)  
Guest $100.00 (USD)  

  • NAOT 2018 Annual Clinical Symposium
    August 1, 2018 - August 5, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm


1 S Broadway, St. Louis, Missouri, 63102, United States