This course will focus on bilateral upper extremity limb loss, pre-prosthetic and post prosthetic therapy needs, and ideas and resources for the bilateral upper limb loss/absence individual. It will also provide information on adaptive equipment for ADL’s.
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This course is Day 4 of the virtual conference: Current Topics in Upper Limb Loss and Difference. For more introductory information, you can check out these courses prior to taking this advanced level series: https://www.occupationaltherapy.com/ot-ceus/all/#/term:latour
Course created on November 14, 2019
Course Type: Video
CEUs/PDUs Offered: AOTA/0.1 Advanced, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Client Factors; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-751250; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Advanced, Rehabilitation; RESNA/0.1 Advanced
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the difference between unilateral and bilateral upper limb loss.
- After this course, participants will be able to list pre-prosthetic and post prosthetic therapy needs, ideas, and resources for the bilateral upper limb loss/absence individual.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe information on adaptive equipment for ADL’s.
|0-5 Minutes||Background and Overview|
|5-15 Minutes||Missing One Arm Vs. Missing Two Arms|
|15-25 Minutes||Workshops, Conferences, Resources|
|25-35 Minutes||Prosthetic Considerations|
|35-50 Minutes||ADL’s, tips and tricks and adaptive equipment|
|50-60 Minutes||Summary; Q and A|
Shawn Swanson Johnson, OTR/L
Shawn Swanson Johnson is an independent consultant and in 2015, started her own company specializing in upper limb loss rehabilitation. She has been a registered and licensed therapist for over 20 years. Shawn was previously the National Director of Occupational Therapy for an upper limb prosthetics provider for 3 years and prior to that, she was as a clinical specialist in upper-limb prosthetics with an international prosthetic manufacturer for 6 years. She also was employed in an outpatient rehabilitation setting in Houston, TX, specializing in traumatic neurological rehabilitation. Her background includes clinical work, publishing chapters and articles, as well as teaching experience in upper-limb rehabilitation, working with the rehab teams at Walter Reed and Brooke Army Medical Centers, presenting to O&P student programs, speaking at national and international conferences, upper limb prosthetic outcome measure work and facilitating collaboration between prosthetists and therapists to improve outcomes for their patients. Since 2008, Shawn has been involved in the planning and chairing of the Skills for Life events, which are workshops dedicated to individuals living with bilateral upper-limb loss/absence. In 2016, she started a 501c3 that supports the Skills for Life events which provided scholarships to over 30 individuals in 2018. Shawn is currently serving on the Amputee Coalition’s Scientific and Medical Advisory Committee and is a past member of the Upper Limb Loss Advisory Council, she is also a member of Handsmart, an international group of therapists dedicated to educating healthcare professionals and individuals with limb loss about amputee rehabilitation. She previously served on the board of directors for the U.S. National Member Society of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (US-ISPO) for over 12 years.
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