08 / 27 / 2019 Time:
5:00 PM Location:
Event Center at Rhythm City Casino Resort (7077 Elmore Avenue Davenport, IA 52807)
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.
- Immediate postoperative care for the amputee
- Advancements in technology
- Importance of a multi-disciplinary approach
- The role of the patient advocate
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: 1) appraise and practice appropriate prosthetic management of bilateral transfemoral amputees
and management of congenital limb deficiencies; 2) appraise and practice appropriate socket fit and assessment techniques that will have the greatest
benefit for the prosthetic patient; 3) identify and evaluate common prosthetic gait anomalies then select appropriate treatments and solutions for
their prosthetic patients; 4) identify their own patient’s ability or potential for ambulation with variable cadence; 5) compare and analyze his/her
own patient’s physical limitation as well as their potential abilities; and 6) articulate treatment goals based on the testimony of the course speaker.
Matt Luetke, CPO & Tim Miller, CPO
Standard Registration: $40, dinner provided.
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