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Best Practices for Successful Rehab of an Amputee

 Export to Your Calendar 8/27/2019
When: August 27, 2019
Check in 4:15 pm; Course Programming: 5-9pm
Where: Rhythm City Casino Resort - Event Center
7077 Elmore Avenue
Davenport, Iowa  52807
United States
Presenter: Sponsor: Hanger Clinic
Contact: Judd Hardcastle, Business Development Manger

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Best Practices for Successful Rehab of an Amputee

Course Description: This course will introduce you to immediate postoperative care, advancements in technology, the importance of a multidisciplinary approach, and the benefits of patient advocates. At the conclusion of the course, participants will have a thorough understanding of the multidisciplinary approach to amputee rehabilitation including postoperative care, componentry selection of technology, and ways in which a peer mentor can help to improve outcomes.


Topics Covered:

  • Immediate postoperative care for the amputee
  • Advancements in technology
  • Importance of a multi-disciplinary approach
  • The role of the patient advocate


Course Instructors: Matt Luetke, CPO & Tim Miller, CPO


Course Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • appraise and practice appropriate prosthetic management of bilateral transfemoral amputees and management of congenital limb deficiencies;
  • appraise and practice appropriate socket fit and assessment techniques that will have the greatest benefit for the prosthetic patient;
  • identify and evaluate common prosthetic gait anomalies then select appropriate treatments and solutions for their prosthetic patients;
  • identify their own patient’s ability or potential for ambulation with variable cadence;
  • compare and analyze his/her own patient’s physical limitation as well as their potential abilities; and
  • articulate treatment goals based on the testimony of the course speaker.

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Program Content Area: Professional Development
Course Type: Traditional
Instructional Level: Basic
Intended Audience: PT/PTAs OTs, OTAs, nurses and other healthcare professionals
CE Contact Hours: 04 CE Hours

Course Approval: IDFPR Approved Sponsor, Click here for Hanger Clinic Accreditation Info

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