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April 27, 2017 – CEU Course: Advancements in amputation surgery and prosthetics rehabilitation

May 12, 2017: CPOPEN GOLF CLASSIC

Educational Symposium:

Advancements in Amputation Surgery and Prosthetic Rehabilitation

8 CEU’s for PT/OT/PTA/PTO’s

Designed also for case workers and nurses

 

 

April 30th, 2014
Paradice Hotel
East Peoria, IL
21 Blackjack Blvd
East Peoria, IL 61611
(309) 699-7711
www.paradicecasino.com
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Advancements in Amputation Surgery and Rehabilitation Techniques Agenda

7:30-8:00- Breakfast and Registration

8:00-8:15- Introduction to OPEN

8:15-9:05 Wound Care Complication/Vascular Complications leading to amputation

Participants will gain understanding of working with at risk patients and help identify complications due to vascular compromise which may lead to amputation.

9:05-9:55 General Amputation Surgery

Participants will gain a general understanding of surgical techniques as it relates to amputation surgery.  Will gain a general understanding of what to look for post operatively in regards to healing and possible complications.

10:10-11:00 Management of Diabetic foot/wound care

Participants will gain an understanding of wound care as it relates to the diabetic foot.  Participants will gain an understanding of techniques used to help prevent the need for amputation.  Participants will have information to take back to their clinics so they can detect a foot at risk and make recommendations for podiatric/wound care intervention.

11:00-11:50 Amputation from a Physiatrist Point

Participants will gain understanding of physiatrist involvement and treatment protocols for amputees in the rehab setting.

11:50 – 1:00       LUNCH

1:00 – 1:50 Pre- Amputation therapy Counseling, Post Amputation Prosthetic Care

Participants will gain an understanding to balance recovery from the surgical amputation by protecting and reshaping the residual limb while encouraging mobility.

1:50-3:55 Post Amputation Therapy and Gait Training

Participants will gain an understanding how to physically prepare the amputee. Will gain an understanding how to teach amputees care and use of the prosthesis. Participants will gain an understanding of how to introduce the amputee to higher levels of activities beyond walking.

3:55-4:10 Break-out Sessions / Snack time                                         

4:10 –5:00 Common Designs/Suspension/Troubleshooting

Participants will gain an understanding of different prosthetic designs for lower extremity amputees.  Will also gain understanding of different suspension methods of prosthetic devices.  Participants will gain troubleshooting information in regards to prosthetic fit and effects of alignment in regards to lower limb prosthetic devices.

5:00-5:30 Closing remarks by Amit Bhanti & Don Goertzen

5:30-6:00 Motivational Speaker

Participants will gain an understanding of personal obstacles amputees must overcome. Will gain understanding of different drivers for restoring mobility and quality of life.

6:00-7:00 Cocktails / Appetizers

Registration is limited.

Please submit registrations by April 23rd, 2014

888-676-2276

www.cpousa.com

(Pre-approved by Illinois Physical Therapy Association)

“This course is not intended for use by any participants outside the scope of their license or regulation.”

 

Educational Symposium:

Advancements in Amputation Surgery and Prosthetic Rehabilitation

8 CEU’s for PT/OT/PTA/PTO’s

Designed also for case workers and nurses

 

 

May 1, 2014
Embassy Suites Hotel
Lombard, IL
707 E. Butterfield Rd.
Lombard, IL 60148
(630) 969-7500

http://www.hilton.com/

Across from the Yorktown shopping mall

Register

 

Click Here for Agenda

Advancements in Amputation Surgery and Rehabilitation Techniques Agenda

7:30-8:00- Breakfast and Registration

8:00-8:15- Introduction to OPEN

8:15-9:05 Wound Care Complication/Vascular Complications leading to amputation

Participants will gain understanding of working with at risk patients and help identify complications due to vascular compromise which may lead to amputation.

9:05-9:55 General Amputation Surgery

Participants will gain a general understanding of surgical techniques as it relates to amputation surgery.  Will gain a general understanding of what to look for post operatively in regards to healing and possible complications.

10:10-11:00 Management of Diabetic foot/wound care

Participants will gain an understanding of wound care as it relates to the diabetic foot.  Participants will gain an understanding of techniques used to help prevent the need for amputation.  Participants will have information to take back to their clinics so they can detect a foot at risk and make recommendations for podiatric/wound care intervention.

11:00-11:50 Amputation from a Physiatrist Point

Participants will gain understanding of physiatrist involvement and treatment protocols for amputees in the rehab setting.

11:50 – 1:00       LUNCH

1:00 – 1:50 Pre- Amputation therapy Counseling, Post Amputation Prosthetic Care

Participants will gain an understanding to balance recovery from the surgical amputation by protecting and reshaping the residual limb while encouraging mobility.

1:50-3:55 Post Amputation Therapy and Gait Training

Participants will gain an understanding how to physically prepare the amputee. Will gain an understanding how to teach amputees care and use of the prosthesis. Participants will gain an understanding of how to introduce the amputee to higher levels of activities beyond walking.

3:55-4:10 Break-out Sessions / Snack time                                         

4:10 –5:00 Common Designs/Suspension/Troubleshooting

Participants will gain an understanding of different prosthetic designs for lower extremity amputees.  Will also gain understanding of different suspension methods of prosthetic devices.  Participants will gain troubleshooting information in regards to prosthetic fit and effects of alignment in regards to lower limb prosthetic devices.

5:00-5:30 Closing remarks by Amit Bhanti & Don Goertzen

5:30-6:00 Motivational Speaker

Participants will gain an understanding of personal obstacles amputees must overcome. Will gain understanding of different drivers for restoring mobility and quality of life.

6:00-7:00 Cocktails / Appetizers

Registration is limited.

Please submit registrations by April 23rd, 2014

888-676-2276

www.cpousa.com

(Pre-approved by Illinois Physical Therapy Association)

“This course is not intended for use by any participants outside the scope of their license or regulation.”

The Amputee Coalition has announced its first ever Boys vs. Girls Camp Fundraising Challenge. The goal is to raise enough money to send 100 kids to camp this July.

 

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