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      Sample Course for IWalk Professional Certification in Jackson

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      October 27, 2018

      Saturday   7:00 PM

      6020 Interstate 55 North Frontage Road
      Jackson, Mississippi 39211

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      Sample Course for IWalk Professional Certification

      Course Title: IWalk2.0 Professional Fitting Certification   Presented by: Iwalk 2.0 Hands Free Crutch   Sponsored by: Pisces Healthcare Solutions   Course Description This is a 1 hour continuing education course in educating clinicians on patient identification, selection, fitting, and gait deviations of lower extremity modified crutch.   Following course, Clinician will be able to assess patient’s physical requirements for hands-free crutches, perform a standard fitting of the Iwalk, make modifications to fitting, and assess and rectify gait patterns. Following the course there is an exam for the Iwalk2.0 Professional Fitting Certification.   Learning Objectives 1.    Identify physical requirements needed for alternate crutch mobility device. 2.    Identify patient limitations and contraindications for success on alternate crutch mobility device.    3.    Identify adjustment points of Hands-free crutch to accommodate patient’s leg size, shape and alignment. 4.    Identify steps of fitting and adjustments 5.    List Pre-ambulation stabilization drills 6.    Describe ambulation progression and post fitting adjustments 7.    Describe psychological barriers to success 8.    Perform patient education of donning and doffing device, stair negotiations and car transfers Learning objects will be assessed by certification test. Scoring 90% meets certification. Program Agenda •12:00 -12:35 Discuss physical requirements and Patient identification Safety concerns and contraindications Demonstration of adjustment points and fitting techniques View Pre-ambulation and post ambulation drills and adjustments Discuss psychological barriers Patient education •12:35- 1:00 Hands-on lab: Fitting •1:00: Fitting certification test and post-course survey *9c. Activity includes opportunities for participation through structured interactive opportunities   Assessment of Learning Outcomes: PT or KT Practitioner will become more familiar with current mobility options for lower extremity non-weight bearing injuries.  Will be able to provide a simple fitting assessment for a patient and make modifications for gait variations.  Practitioner will be aware of current resources available for challenges during fittings.   PT Higher Learning Objectives LEVEL 3: Clinician will apply information learned to actual situations or to make a choice from alternatives.  Clinician can indicate how the information would be applicable to his/her clinical practice. Clinician will demonstrate/defend a preference of mobility device and justify it’s best interest in safety and independence of the patient. Clinician is able to execute a simple fitting task without assistance or instruction and make simple modifications to device.     Pricing: No cost to PT or KT practitioner   Activity Type: Hybrid: Distance Learning -On Demand Video with Live Lab   Continuing Education Hours: 0.1 CEU (1 Contact Hours) APPROVAL: accredited by The Council on Professional Standards For Kinesiotherapy, COPSKT for .1 CEU or 1 contact hour     Materials Needed: Although it is not required, it is highly recommended for participants to wear pants or shorts during the lab fitting session to properly asses fitting and adjustments. Content Focus & Classification Codes: Mobility Patient evaluation   Content & Education Level:  Intermediate Prerequisites: None Post Evaluation Survey following educational course. Target Audience: PT PTA KT   This course is designed to present and review the basics of assessment, fitting and modification, and treatment for patients who present with lower extremity non-weight bearing injuries or BKA that the mobility device would be potentially appropriate.  All participants would use the materials according to State/jurisdictional regulations. Dates/Sessions: TBD   Course Provider: LMH Hawthorne DBA Pisces Healthcare Solutions 2670 SW 76th Avenue, Miami, FL 33155 Phone: 1-888-505-3627 Presenter:             Manufacturer of Iwalk 2.0 Hands Free Crutch Iwalk Free Inc. Erin Earlywine, Director of Business Development phone: 562-340-6419 Contact Information: Jasmine Wilson 1-601-695-0047   Course Lab Facilitators: Chris Gipson, Sales territory representative Erin Scheidt, Sales territory representative Kristin Tann, Territory Manager Steve Sanchez, Territory Manager Rick Orrico, Sales territory representative Andrew Madden, territory representative Grace Rodriguez, Sales territory representative Lindsie Cohen, Sales territory representative Caryn Hoon, Sales territory representative Rhene Cruz, Sales territory representative Irene McMillian, Sales territory representative Harry Sanchez, Louis Hernandez,     Cancellation Policy: Presenter: 24 hour cancellation notice with reschedule Audience: No policy if per-person cancellation.  Two day notice if facility requires cancellation.   Registration Method: Please Register by emailing your local Pisces representative or emailing Education coordinator, Special Needs Requests and ADA formatting:  Please contact Jasmine Wilson at and we will be glad to provide any additional resources or accommodations Financial Disclosure:  LMH Hawthorne DBA PISCES HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS is a Verified SDVOSB distributer of all medical and rehabilitation aids to the VA systems and benefit financially from DME products purchased. Pisces does not financially benefit from the Continuing Education Session, but provided as a free service to clinicians in the VA system to strengthen their clinical competencies. Iwalk2.0 does financially benefit from products sold.  Iwalk2.0 has no financial compensation for providing the information and certification for the course.

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