to form a professional society of Illinois Orthotists and Prosthetists;
to promote the science and art of Orthotics and Prosthetics;
to protect the public health;
to elevate the standards of medical education of Orthotists and Prosthetists;
to unite the professions behind these purposes;
to promote similar interests in the component societies and to cooperate with similar organizations in other states and territories of the United States;
to sponsor and lobby for legislation intended to license and preserve the high qualities of the profession;
and to inform and educate the public and the profession concerning the advancement in Orthotics and Prosthetics.