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International Institute of Orthotics and Prosthetics

4809 Memorial Highway

Tampa, FL 33634

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Advanced C-Leg 4 Training: Gaining a Deeper Understanding of the Technology and Its Function

This course is designed for practitioners interested in understanding and learning in detail the precise sensor technology of the C-Leg 4. A complete explanation of the features, benefits, sensor technology, alignment, programming and training users to maximize functional results will be covered in this course.


Course Objectives:

At the conclusion of the course the participants will be able to:

  • Differentiate between the features and benefits provided by the original C-Leg and the C-Leg 4
  • Describe the internal sensor technology and what it does for the user
  • Explain the correct bench, static and dynamic alignment procedures for the C-Leg 4
  • Identify the critical steps in programming the knees
  • Perform the appropriate adjustments for a successful fitting
  • Program additional modes, use the new cockpit app or remote control and collect an activity report for the user
  • Instruct the patient and physical therapist on the basic training steps necessary for successful ambulation.


Presenter:

Byron Backus, CP

Byron Backus, CP, is a certified prosthetist with the American Board for Certification (ABC) who received his diploma as a prosthetic practitioner from Northeast Metro Technical College (now Century College) in 1990, after receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Chemistry in 1982. Byron worked at Shriners Hospital for Children from 1990 – 2003, until he joined Ottobock in 2003. His responsibilities at Ottobock include creating and teaching educational courses for practitioners as well as coordinating prosthetic Cooperative Care fittings, which involves working with customers and their patients to help achieve great outcomes for difficult or unusual fitting problems.



Credits:

  • 4 (s) ABC CEUs
  • CPs, CPAs, and CTPs will receive Category I ABC CEUs. All other certifications will receive Category II CEUs.


Questions:

For questions, please contact the Ottobock Education Team at us.education@ottobock.com or call 800-328-4058 and ask to speak with an Education Coordinator.

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International Institute of Orthotics and Prosthetics

4809 Memorial Highway

Tampa, FL 33634

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