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Amputee Rehabilitation Across the Continuum of Care Using Evidence Based Practice

Education Resources, Inc.

Format(s):   Live Seminars
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours:   14.5
Registration Fee:   $435

Participants will be able to apply course learning immediately to:
• Evaluate the limb loss population and risk factors they face
• Discuss surgical techniques and common complications
• Describe current prosthetic components and functional activities
• Evaluate function in multi-limb loss patients
• Develop Introductory running and sports protocols to patients with lower limb loss

Target Audience
This course is designed for: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants who are working with patients who have limb loss.

Confirmation Notes
This course meets the criteria for 14.5 contact hours (1.45 CEU's). Application has been made to the MN Board of Physical Therapy. In GA the Board of Physical Therapy recognize other state's approvals. Documentation is provided in accordance with the GA Board of OT for license renewal. Approv ed prov ider of c ontinu ing e d u c a t i o n b y t h e A m e r i can Occupational Therapy Association #3043 for 14.5 contact hours (1.45 CEU's) - Intermediate level. Occupational Therapy Process: assessment, Intervention.The assignment of AOTA CEU's does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA. NBCOT professional development provider - 14.5 PDUs

7:30-8:00 Registration/Continental Breakfast 8:00-9:00 Review of population, costs and patient histories 9:00-10:00 Diabetes, cancer, and trauma risk factors, Medicare K levels, expected outcomes and surgical considerations. 10:00-10:15 Break 10:15-10:45 Psychological and considerations; resources for support 10:45-11:15 Pre-operative intervention and evaluation 11:15-12:00 Video of surgery/myodesis/myoplasty/ nerve management and limb lengthening 12:00-1:00 Lunch (on your own) 1:00-3:30 Acute post-op management, evaluation, sound limb care, ADLs, Assistive devices, limb compression, mirror therapy, Ertl specific exercises, OT perspective UE amputation 3:30-3:45 Break 3:45-5:00 Quad ADLs and ADLs for UE amputees 5:00-5:30 Mat exercise, Core exercises Patient perspective and questions
7:30-8:00 Continental Breakfast 8:00-8:30 OT and PT integrating care 8:30-9:30 Upper limb considerations and prosthetics 9:30-10:00 Prosthetic introduction (componentry and learning to use prosthetics) 10:00-10:15 Break 10:15-11:00 Prosthetic training: differences between microprocessor knees 11:00-12:00 Gait training and functional training for PT and OT 12:00-1:00 Lunch (on your own) 1:00-2:00 Video analysis with treatment suggestions 2:00-3:00 Introducing running and return to sport 3:00-3:15 Break 3:15-3:45 Outcome measures 3:45-4:30 Complications: skin break down, neuroma, bone spur bursea Future advances with equipment and surgery for upper and lower extremity

The goal of this course is to enable you to tailor each patient's treatment for the most effective outcomes in light of the multiple problems that patients with limb loss face. This course offers a multidisciplinary team perspective and highlights issues and therapy implications from amputation surgery through prosthetic prescription. It will address complications and common risk factors that an amputee case load can present.
This exciting course will address multiple levels of limb loss due to diabetic, dysvascular, trauma, cancer and sepsis causes. Detailed analysis of complex cases will help clinicians hone their clinical decision making skills. New technology, surgical options and future directions to address current problems are included.

Dates and Locations
Register Address:   Coon Rapids Minnesota
Location:   Allina Health System-Mercy Hospital
Dates:   10-07-2017 - 10-08-2017, 12:00AM 12:00AM

Register Address:   Decatur Georgia
Location:   Dekalb Medical Center
Dates:   11-03-2017 - 11-04-2017, 12:00AM 12:00AM