Prosthetics And Orthotics CEU Courses for PTs

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Wheelchair Selection and Training Considerations for the Client with Spinal Cord Injury
Presented by Kristen Cezat, PT, DPT, NCS, ATP/SMS
Live WebinarWed, Aug 19, 2020 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #3767Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will introduce seating/positioning needs common to the client with spinal cord injury, wheelchair selection related to client’s level of spinal cord injury, and training strategies to meet client’s independent mobility goals. Brief discussion of documentation requirements to obtain complex rehab technology for the client with spinal cord injury as well as outcome measures to assess effectiveness of training and intervention selection related to wheelchair training will be performed. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Decoding and Understanding Transtibial and Transfemoral Gait Biomechanics and Gait Deviations
Presented by Jared Howell, MS, CPO, LPO
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2653Level: Advanced4 Hours
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.

Decoding and Understanding Transfemoral Gait Biomechanics and Gait Deviations
Presented by Jared Howell, MS, CPO, LPO
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2613Level: Advanced2 Hours
The course will focus on correctly identifying and understanding gait and gait deviations that occur in individuals with transfemoral amputations. The curriculum will focus on the practical analysis of gait abnormalities in transfemoral amputees and how to identify musculoskeletal vs prosthetic causes. This course will not cover fundamentals of gait, but will instead focus specifically on variations and deviations common to individuals wearing above knee prostheses. It will be expected that participants will have a thorough knowledge of human locomotion, and have some experience in gait training individuals with transfemoral amputation. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Decoding and Understanding Transtibial Gait Biomechanics and Gait Deviations
Presented by Jared Howell, MS, CPO, LPO
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2605Level: Advanced2 Hours
Decoding and Understanding Gait Deviations is a course designed for therapists and allied health professionals. The course will focus on correctly identifying and understanding gait and gait deviations that occur in individuals with transtibial amputations. Curriculum will focus on practical analysis of gait abnormalities in transtibial amputees and how to identify musculoskeletal vs prosthetic causes. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Series: Upper Limb Prosthetics
Presented by Debra Latour, M.Ed. Advanced Practice of Occupational Therapy, OTR/L
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3372Level: Intermediate4 Hours
The 4-part series on upper limb prosthetics will review the types of limb deficiency/loss causes and define terms. It will also discuss prosthetic technology, the evaluation process, functional assessment, outcome measures, management, and resources available.