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Series: Upper Limb Prosthetics

Course: #2441Level: Intermediate4 Hours 1600 Reviews
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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.”

This course is also part of our Hand Therapy Review Series. This content would fall under the "Specialty Topics in Upper Extremity Rehabilitation" topic area for the CHT examination.

Course created on May 4, 2015

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.4 Intermediate, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention; CE Broker/4.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-485347; NBCOT PDUs/5.0 Intermediate, Orthopedics

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkBy the end of this course, the participant will be able to identify diverse presentations of limb loss, list the levels of amputation, recognize the difference between congenital and acquired amputations, and identify OT's role.
  • checkmarkBy the end of this course, the participant will be able to identify the types and components of the different prostheses, the types of prostheses used in each situation, and the technology that impacts prosthetic development.
  • checkmarkBy the end of this course, the participant will be able to identify types of assessments, list different types of measures under each assessment area, and identify tools and strategies for developing a plan of care and letters of medical necessity.
  • checkmarkBy the end of this course, the participant will be able to identify different factors involved with prosthetic management.
  • checkmarkBy the end of this course, the participant will be able to list three areas of the preparatory phase and the prosthetic training.
  • checkmarkBy the end of this course, the participant will be able to identify three adaptive strategies.

Agenda

0-10 Minutes Introduction, review of topic and agenda
10-30 Minutes Etiology, presentation, levels, etc.
30-50 Minutes Causes: congenital vs. acquired
50-60 Minutes Wrap up; Questions and answers
60-70 Minutes Introduction to prosthetic technology
70-90 Minutes Types of prosthetic devices
90-110 Minutes Compare and contrast the different prosthetic devices
110-120 Minutes Wrap up; Questions and answers
120-130 Minutes Introduction to prosthetic evaluation
130-150 Minutes Types of assessments
150-170 Minutes Types of tools under each area of assessment
170-180 Minutes Wrap up; Questions and answers
180-190 Minutes Introduction to prosthetic management and resources
190-210 Minutes Overview of the different phases of prosthetic management
210-240 Minutes Discussion of resources and advocacy; Wrap up; Questions and answers

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Presenter Disclosure: Debra Latour received honoraria for presenting this 4-part series on upper limb prosthetics.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Occupational Therapy Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.4 CEUs (Intermediate level, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


CE Broker

CE Broker

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 4.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.


National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 5 NBCOT PDUs (Intermediate level, Orthopedics Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.