Gait and Microprocessor Knees Training (Baltimore)

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Dankmeyer

825 N. Hammonds Ferry Rd

Suite D

Linthicum, MD 21090

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Gait and Microprocessor Knees Training

This seminar will provide physical therapists, physicians and other healthcare workers an overview of the functions and benefits of prosthetic knees and specifically the Kenevo, C-leg, Genium and X3. Both lecture and demonstration with patient models will be included. A review of the gait cycle and how individuals with amputations compensate in their walking will be covered. Gait training, balance and weight shifting exercises will be included. Tips for training a patient to utilize the functions of a microprocessor knee will be demonstrated during the symposium. A review of current research related to MPK technology efficacy will also be discussed.


Learning Objectives:

At the end of the session participants will be able to:

  • describe the key phases of the gait cycle as it relates to prosthetic gait
  • identify common prosthetic knee components and their features
  • demonstrate basic gait training techniques
  • facilitate successful patient outcomes when using the C-Leg, Kenevo, Genium and X3


Presenter: Mark Edwards, CP, MHPE

Mark Edwards, MHPE, CP is the Director of Professional and Clinical Services for Ottobock North America. He was formerly the Director of Prosthetics Education at Northwestern University’s Prosthetics-Orthotics Center. He has his Master’s degree in Health Professions Education from the University of Illinois at Chicago and has been certified in prosthetics by the American Board for Certification since 1985.


Credits:

  • This course has been approved by the Maryland Board of Physical Theraphy Examiners for 0.4 CEUs (4 credit hours)
  • 4 (s) ABC CEUs


Questions:

If you have any 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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Dankmeyer

825 N. Hammonds Ferry Rd

Suite D

Linthicum, MD 21090

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