Date & Time
Tuesday, April 30, 2024, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
142 Optimizing Care for Patients With Prosthetics

This talk will provide practical, corrections-orientated information on how to manage patients with prosthetics. Providers will learn how to medically and functionally evaluate amputee patients to determine if and what type of prosthetic is indicated. Important insight into how to manage new amputees will provide an important framework to allow for prosthetic success. Finally, practical guidelines and advice on how to rehabilitate new amputees will be shared.

Educational Objectives:

  • Develop a basic understanding of prosthetics and potential problems that can occur    
  • Identify conditions and comorbidities that affect prosthetic patient outcomes    
  • Discuss strategies to prepare new amputees for future prostheses

Level: Intermediate