Please note: This course series is comprised of the following individual recordings: #2612, and #2651.
Part 1 will focus on correctly identifying and understanding gait and gait deviations that occur in individuals with transtibial amputations and Part 2 will focus understanding gait and gait deviations that occur in individuals with transfemoral amputations. The curriculum will address the practical analysis of gait abnormalities in transtibial and transfemoral amputees and how to identify musculoskeletal vs prosthetic causes.
Course created on January 5, 2017
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/4.0; AL/4.0; AR/4.0; AZ/4.0; CA/4.0; CO/4.0; CT/4.0; DE/4.0; FL/4.0; GA/4.0; HI/4.0; IA/4.0; IACET/0.4; ID/4.0; IL/4.0; IN/4.0; KS/4.0; KY/4.0 Category 1; MA/4.0; MD/0.4; ME/4.0; MI/4.0; MO/4.0; MS/4.0; MT/4.0; NC/4.0; ND/4.0; NE/4.0; NH/4.0; NY/4.0; OR/4.0; PA/4.0; RI/4.0; SC/4.0; SD/4.0; TN/4.0; TX/4.0; UT/4.0; VA/4.0; VT/4.0; WA/4.0; WI/4.0; WY/4.0
- Participants will be able to articulate at least three basic biomechanics of transtibial (TT) amputations and transferal (TF) amputations.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least two common gait deviations affecting individuals with a TT and TF amputation.
- Participants will be able to explain at least two differences between the underlying causes of the deviation and how each could be treated.
- Participants will be able to identify 1-2 successful treatment options for each gait deviation in both TT and TF amputations.
- Participants will be able to explain the involvement and role of each member of the team in optimizing gait of individuals with amputation.
- Participants will be able to describe at least two ways biomechanical variations can be affected through prosthetic treatment of of transtibial (TT) amputations.
- Participants will be able to describe at least 3 ways that biomechanical variations can be affected through prosthetic treatment.
|0-10 Minutes||Background, intro, review of learner outcomes|
|10-90 Minutes||Review transtibial gait biomechanics/gait deviations|
|90-130 Minutes||Treatment of deviations for (TT)-team based approach|
|130-180 Minutes||Review of transfemoral gait biomechanics/gait deviations|
|180-235 Minutes||Treatment of deviations for (TF)-team based approach|
|235-240 Minutes||Q & A|
MS, CPO, LPO
Jared Howell, MS, CPO, FAAOP is the Director of Baylor College of Medicines Orthotics and Prosthetics Graduate Program. The program was founded in 2012 and has quickly become one of the premier education programs for Orthotists and Prosthetists in the country. Jared's undergraduate and graduate work are in Engineering and Product Design and Development respectively. He completed his Clinical training in Prosthetics and Orthotics at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL and completed two subsequent clinical residencies. Prior to his current position at Baylor, Jared developed and ran a successful O&P practice, and owns two small development companies. In addition to his educational role he enjoys seeing his patients, spending time with his wife and four kids, and getting outside as much as possible.
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