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
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
- By 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.
- By 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.
- By 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.
- By the end of this course, the participant will be able to identify different factors involved with prosthetic management.
- By the end of this course, the participant will be able to list three areas of the preparatory phase and the prosthetic training.
- By the end of this course, the participant will be able to identify three adaptive strategies.
|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|
OTD, M.Ed. Advanced Practice of Occupational Therapy, OTR/L
Dr. Debra Latour, OTD, M.Ed., OTR/L is a registered occupational therapist and owner of Single-Handed Solutions, LLC, providing clinical, educational, and research consulting services to manufacturers, providers, and individuals with upper limb loss/difference. She offers clinical interventions through her affiliation with Handspring Clinical Service. Debi graduated from BSOT/Tufts University and earned her M.Ed. (Advanced Practice OT) from Springfield College and post-professional OTD at A.T. Still University. She is a full-time academic faculty at Western New England University. Debi is active with the Amputee Coalition and is a member of ACPOC, AAOP, ATA, and AOTA. Debi has a congenital upper limb difference, is an active prosthesis-user and shares her experiences and tips through her blog at www.Single-HandedSolutions.blogspot.com. She is the inventor of record of patented prosthetic technology, and has authored published articles and chapters in occupational therapy text books, as well as copyrighted educational materials distributed by ContinuEd and MedBridge. Debi has consulted with Scholastic Books as a sensitivity reader for diverse publications, was mentioned in the book “Inventology” (by Pagan Kennedy), and is a subject in the “We Design” exhibit of Design Museum, that opened October 3 in Boston, MA.
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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.
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.
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