FAOP Membership is now closed. 
We will be accepting applications on January 1st, 2023.

 

REQUIREMENTS TO JOIN FAOP

A new membership year begins on January 1, 2023. Membership is based on a calendar year; ALL Memberships expire on December 31. If you are not a member, we urge you to become one. The mission of the Florida Association of Orthotists and Prosthetists (FAOP) is to ensure the highest standard of orthotic and prosthetic care for persons with disabilities. This is accomplished by actively promoting the professional development of FAOP members and supporting excellence in business practices. Through the development of collaborative relationships with local, state and national groups, the FAOP seeks to raise awareness and increase public support for professional standards and accountability regarding provision of comprehensive orthotic and prosthetic care.​

Any person licensed by the State of Florida as an Orthotist, Prosthetist, or Prosthetist-Orthotist, whose license is current and in good standing with the DOH, is eligible to become an Active Member. An Active Member has full voting privileges and may serve on the Board of Directors.

 

(NOTE: IF YOU DO NOT MEET THIS CRITERIA YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR ACTIVE MEMBER STATUS, PLEASE CHECK THE OTHER LEVELS)

ACTIVE MEMBERS

ACTIVE MEMBER FEES

$

185

Valid for one year

Any person licensed by the State of Florida as an Orthotic Fitter, Orthotic Fitter Assistant, or Pedorthist, whose license is current and in good standing with the DOH, is eligible to become an Affiliate Member. An Affiliate Member has voting privileges on all matters except amendments to the Articles of Incorporation (“Articles”)or Bylaws. An Affiliate Member may not serve on the Board of Directors or submit a motion for consideration or a vote by the membership. 

 

(NOTE: IF YOU DO NOT MEET THIS CRITERIA YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR ACTIVE MEMBER STATUS, PLEASE CHECK THE OTHER LEVELS)

AFFILIATE MEMBER

AFFILIATE MEMBER FEES

$

135

Valid for one year

Any person Registered by the State of Florida as an Orthotic or Prosthetic Resident, and certified by, and in good standing with, a national orthotist/prosthetist credentialing body, whose educational and training standards are based on Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) and/or the National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE) guidelines; and American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics (ABC) Certified Fitter-Mastectomy individual(s) are eligible to become an Associate Member. Associate Members may not submit motions for vote, do not have voting privileges, and may not serve on the Board of Directors.

 

(NOTE: IF YOU DO NOT MEET THIS CRITERIA YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR ACTIVE MEMBER STATUS, PLEASE CHECK THE OTHER LEVELS)

ASSOCIATE MEMBER

85

ASSOCIATE MEMBER FEES

$

Valid for one year

Memberships will NOT BE ACCEPTED after June 30, 2022. There will be NO EXCEPTIONS.

Any Questions? Please email us at info@faop.org

The Florida Association of Orthotists and Prosthetists (FAOP) has the sole right to determine the eligibility of any individual for membership. FAOP retains the right to reject any membership application or renewal as allowed by the bylaws.

BENEFITS OF JOINING FAOP

  • FAOP's dedicated State lobbyist provides professional representation and advocacy before all State agencies, representing and protecting your interests both professionally and practice-wise.

  • Auto notification of any changes in the law or rules that may affect your practice.

  • Access to FAOP's lobbyist and legislative team to assist you in resolving problems with State agencies.

  • Receive answers to questions you have concerning both the practice of O&P and the profession.

  • Discounted registration for all FAOP events and courses.

  • Tracking of CE credits earned at FAOP events.

  • Receive the FAOP newsletter.

  • Access to Things to Know, is a condensation of the things every practitioner needs to know to practice in Florida.

  • Participation in Members Only prize giveaways.

  • Any issue bothering YOU within the practice or profession of O&P.

  • Camaraderie with a group of like-minded professionals.

These are just a few of the many Benefits of FAOP membership. You too can be part of an organization that protects the Profession as well as YOU!

 

APPLICATION FOR FAOP

Enjoy a full year of membership benefits from FAOP with two easy ways to join!

Visit our online membership page to submit your application and payment info online.

Or you can print your membership form and submit with your payment via email, fax, or post.

The Florida Association of Orthotists and Prosthetists (FAOP) has the sole right to determine the eligibility of any individual for membership. FAOP retains the right to reject any membership application or renewal as allowed by the bylaws.