Saopa

South African Orthotic & Prosthetic Association

SAOPA promotes ethical and professional Orthotic and Prosthetic service delivery by advancing high standards of patient care through technology, education, research, knowledge, advocacy and collaboration.

WHAT ARE ORTHOTICS AND PROSTHETICS

Orthotics refer to bracing or splints that provide support or correction of a limb or body part. 
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Prosthetics refer to artificial limbs or devices that replace limbs or other body parts lost as a result of amputation.
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Become A SAOPA Member

SAOPA Network

Be part of a network of over 300 like-minded members in the orthotic and prosthetic profession.

Recognition

Obtain international recognition through SAOPA affiliations.

Qualification

The association is a CPD/CEU accreditor enabling an accessible platform to create opportunities to develop and maintain skills and knowledge through the program

Insurance

Instantly qualify for Professional Indemnity (MPI) insurance.

Benefits of being a SAOPA member

As a SAOPA member, you will have access to a number of benefits, including:

  • Access to important industry documents, including relevant Acts, Position Papers, Reports and Booklets, all in one place
  • Being part of a network of over 300 like-minded members in the Orthotic and Prosthetic profession.
  • Access to exclusive Member Benefits negotiated just for you. Click here to view the PDF document.
  • The association is a CPD/CEU accreditor enabling an accessible platform to create opportunities to develop and maintain skills and knowledge through the program
  • Network of colleagues. Membership provides opportunities to communicate with practitioners from all over the world. You can create your own personal network of colleagues and advisors by becoming a member.

WHERE TO STUDY O&P

SAOPA NEWSLETTER

SAOPA CONGRESS 2020

There are two Universities of Technology where you can study Medical Orthotics & Prosthetics

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2020 CONGRESS  – CAPE TOWN

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