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Ankle Foot Orthosis - AFO Continuing Education for Medical Professionals (Self-Study)

 Export to Your Calendar 11/10/2018
When: Self Study (approved for 08/01/2017 - 8/01/2018)
ongoing
Where: Sponsor: Rinella Orthotics, Inc
Self Study
United States
Contact: Daniel Rinella
815-717-8970

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Ankle Foot Orthosis - AFO Continuing Education for Medical Professionals (Self-Study)

Course Description: This course was made to show medical professionals what ankle foot orthoses are, how they can help their patients and how they are made. This course will give medical professionals a greater understanding of AFOs so they can help communicate their patients needs to an orthoptist. 

 

Course Objectives: After taking this course, the participant will know general statistics related to falls and ambulation, the different types of ankle foot orthoses, general AFO instructions and how to apply an AFO with a patient’s shoe. The participant will also see how an AFO is made, understand how the height of an AFO can affect a patient, understand the different choices in AFOs, how to address tight shoes and plantar flexion contractures, how to reduce the noise, how to prevent excessive in-toeing, and how AFOs can help with balance issues. 

 

Time Schedule & Program Content: This course will be taken online at your own pace. The course i approximately 2.25 hours long. This course content consist of videos and PowerPoints explaining different types of AFOs and how they can be of use to different patients  

 

Learn more and register at http://www.rinella-op.com

 

Program Content Area: Education, Other
Course Type: self study
Instructional Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Intended Audience: PT, PTA,
CE Contact Hours: 2.25
Course Approval: IPTA Approval #611-7112 (approval period: 3/1/18 -3/1/19)

 

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