Prosthetics & Orthotics CEU Courses for PTs

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Custom Orthoses for Common Upper Extremity Conditions
Presented by Mike Szekeres, PhD, OT Reg (Ont.), CHT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3382 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This introductory level course will discuss the relevant anatomical landmarks and biomechanics of custom orthosis fabrication. The second half of the course will discuss orthotic options for common conditions seen by hand therapists.

Decoding and Understanding Transtibial and Transfemoral Gait Biomechanics and Gait Deviations
Presented by Jared Howell, MS, CPO, LPO
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2653 Level: 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: #2613 Level: 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: #2605 Level: 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: #3372 Level: 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.

Please note: This course series is comprised of the following individual recordings: #2406, #2415, #2419, and #2431.

This course is part of the “Hand and Upper Extremity Review Series.”

Introduction to Cascade Dafo and Fast Fit Orthoses
Presented by Loretta Sheldon, COA, CFO
Recorded Webinar
Course: #1809 Level: Introductory2 Hours
This distance learning course provides an introduction to Cascade Dafo and an overview of the philosophy behind dynamic lower extremity bracing for pediatric patients. The course also discussed Cascade Dafo's prefabricated Fast Fit orthotic solutions and examines which common pediatric gait deviations can be addressed with Fast Fit products.