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Austin, Texas 78758

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Improving Patient Outcomes with Innovated Socket Technologies & Elevated Vacuum

Elevated Vacuum Systems offer patients improved prosthesis suspension, proprioception and limb health. This seminar provides the possibility to learn about the application and advantages of innovated products and techniques, including new liner systems for DVS and Transfemoral elevated vacuum, Harmony P4, and thermoflexible double walled socket designs. Our clinical and reimbursement specialists will provide evidence and guidelines for a successful reimbursement of elevated vacuum.


Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of the course, the participants will be able to:

    • Perform the 3 stage casting technique under vacuum for Transtibial systems
    • Learn the tips and tricks for a successful DVS fitting with the new 6Y94 uncovered liner
    • Take Harmony P4 fittings to the next level by learning fabrication techniques with Thermolyn Supraflexible
    • Use elevated vacuum for Transfemoral systems
    • Provide evidence to using vacuum for limb health, proprioception/perception, volume control and Low mobility etc.
    • Understand reimbursement for elevated vacuum and gain support for your clients


    Location:

    Join us at the Ottobock North American HQ in Austin, TX. The training will take place in our state-of-the-art classroom facility.

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    Presenter:

    Aideen Curran, Prosthetist/Orthotist

    Aideen is a certified prosthetist/orthotist who studied at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia. Aideen is a clinical specialist who joined the Ottobock U.S. Professional Clinical Services Team after 7 years at Ottobock Australia where she was responsible for the Ottobock Academy, a dedicated training facility for CPOs and technicians from across Australia and NZ. Aideen has extensive experience with the Ottobock microprocessor knee (MPK) and feet (MPF) portfolios and also has a passion for elevated vacuum systems and hip disarticulation prostheses. She also has experience in upper limb prosthetics, orthotics, and has worked actively in high end patient care fittings.


    Credits:

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


    Schedule:

    • 8:30am - 9:00am -- Welcome & Breakfast (optional)
    • 9:00am - 1:00pm -- Improving Patient Outcomes with Innovated Socket Technologies & Elevated Vacuum followed by a Q&A session
    • 1:00pm - 2:00pm -- Lunch (optional)


    Meals:

    An optional light breakfast and lunch will be provided. Please list any dietary restrictions upon registering and we will do our best to accomodate.


    Hotel:

    If you are looking for overnight accommodations, there is an Ottobock rate available at the Aloft Hotel which can be reserved at www.aloftaustinatthedomain.com/Ottobock. Just click the link and choose your dates; the rate is pre-loaded.


    Questions?

    If you have any questions, please contact the Ottobock Education Team at US.Education@ottobock.com or call 800-328-4058.


    *If there are less than 5 individuals registered 2 weeks before the course date, Ottobock reserves the right to cancel the course. If you'd like to check with us before scheduling travel, please call Ottobock at 800-328-4058 and ask to speak with the Education Team.

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    Ottobock North America HQ

    11501 Alterra Parkway

    Building 7, Suite 600

    Austin, Texas 78758

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