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OPRESCAS Applicant Responsibilities

OPRESCAS applicants are expected to act professionally in all of their dealings with OPRESCAS and the orthotics and prosthetics residency online residency programs. Applicants are expected to properly follow instructions and meet deadlines. Responsibility, respect, good judgment, and cooperation are qualities valued by the OPRESCAS profession; applicants are expected to demonstrate these qualities beginning with the application process.

Applicants using OPRESCAS agree to:

  • Act with honesty and integrity throughout the admissions process
  • Be responsible and accountable for actions
  • Research the application deadline and special requirements for acceptance, (including supplemental requirements) for each residency program you are interested in submitting an application.
  • Abide by all deadlines
  • Enter accurate and comprehensive data into the OPRESCAS application
  • Pay the correct OPRESCAS application fee
  • Arrange for application materials to be sent to OPRESCAS or directly to the program, as required by the program
  • Ensure all data is complete in OPRESCAS prior to submitting the application
  • Print a copy of the completed application before submitting it to the designated program
  • Check application status frequently by logging onto the OPRESCAS application
  • Frequently check email and log in to the application for important messages from OPRESCAS
  • Personally respond immediately to all communication from OPRESCAS​​​​​​​ and residency programs
  • Contact residency programs directly about interview decisions and additional admission requirements
  • Log off the OPRESCAS​​​​​​​ application after each session to protect against unauthorized access to the application
  • Maintain record of the OPRESCAS identification number
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