Lower Limb Prosthesis Prescription and Training Considerations: An Update

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Dankmeyer, Inc.

825 North Hammonds Ferry Road, Suite D, Linthicum Heights, MD, United States

Linthicum, MD 21090

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Please note space for this course is limited.

This course has been approved by the Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for .5 CEUs.


PRESENTERS

Mark S. Hopkins, PT, CPO, MBA

Angela Bryl, CPO

Nina Bondre, CPO

Megan Sions, PT, PHD, DPT

Todd A. Schaffhauser, former Paralympic athlete

Dennis Oehler, former Paralympic athlete

Course Description

This course is designed to provide an update to rehabilitation clinicians on lower limb prosthesis prescription and training considerations. The format and content is focused on developing a collaborative approach to maximize prosthesis user functional potential. This includes safe, efficient and comfortable walking as well as higher level activities such as running and other sporting and recreational activities.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, attendees will be able to:

  • Discuss the evaluation, prescription, and documentation requirements, and training considerations for the transfemoral amputee.
  • Develop a collaborative approach to maximize functional potential for the prosthesis user.

Course Agenda

9:00 — 12:00 Evaluation for and prescription of lower limb prostheses

12:00 — 1:00 Lunch

1:00 — 4:00 Training the prosthesis user

Breaks will be inserted throughout the day.

Snacks provided at the break between lecture and the Amputee Walking Program Lab from 5-7pm


Course Materials will be provided via email prior to the event via email.



FAQs

Do I need to register separately for Amputee Walking School?

No, registering for this course includes registration to Amputee Walking School.


Can students attend?

Students who would like to attend should contact Amy Smith at (410) 636-8114 ext. 269 or ajsmith@dankmeyer.com formore information.


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

If you have questions, or would like more information, please contact Amy Smith at (410) 636-8114 ext. 269 or ajsmith@dankmeyer.com.

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Dankmeyer, Inc.

825 North Hammonds Ferry Road, Suite D, Linthicum Heights, MD, United States

Linthicum, MD 21090

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

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