Standards & Guidelines Committee

The Standards/Guidelines Sub-Committee is responsible for:

  • Reviewing and updating the Category I and II Information Packages and documents related to the application and recognition process, in coordination with the Category I and II Sub-Committees.
  • Reviewing and updating the ISPO/WHO Guidelines for training of personnel for prosthetics and orthotic services (and subsequent consultation with the WHO).
  • Establishing new guidelines as directed by the Education Committee and/or Executive Board (such as Wheelchair Guidelines coming via WHO or Orthopaedic Shoe Technology).
  • Establishing a timeline to determine the frequency of document/guideline review.
  • Communicating and reporting regularly to the Core Education Committee and EC Chair.


  • Carson Harte, UK (Chair)
  • Helen Cochrane, Canada (Member)
  • Ritu Ghosh, India (Member)
  • Lina Magnusson, Sweden (Member)
  • Rune Nilsen, Norway (Member)
  • Sirirat Seng-Iad, Thailand (Member)