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      Trauma Symposium: Orthotics and Prosthetics Management for the Trauma Patient in Nichols

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      October 18, 2018

      Thursday   5:00 PM

      2384 West River Road
      Nichols, New York 13812

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      Trauma Symposium: Orthotics and Prosthetics Management for the Trauma Patient

      Symposium: Orthotics and Prosthetics Management for the Trauma Patient The CDC reports that each year, trauma accounts for 41 million emergency department visits and 2.3 million hospital admissions across the nation. Patients with traumatic injuries often have different needs, concerns and expectations regarding their injury and recovery. How is your team preparing to meet the needs of this patient population? In this three and a half hour introductory course for RNs, Social Workers, PTs, PTAs, OTs, OTAs, and Case Managers, we will focus on trauma patient care, outcomes and a range of orthotic and prosthetic interventions, providing you with current and clinically driven care options for your patients. Program Sessions Check-In: 4:30 pmProgramming and Dinner: 5:00 pm-9:00 pm Postoperative Care Following Traumatic Amputation Primer on the Trauma Orthotic Patient Management of the Trauma Patient: Upper Limb Prosthetics Outcome Measures in Lower Limb Prosthetics: Empowering through Mobility A Trauma Patient’s Perspective: Journey to Success Questions and Answers Topics Include Review current research trends Overview of pathway and care Immediate & early prosthetic interventions Trauma Survivor’s Network and Peer Support Resources Health care team Burn management Spine and lower limb fracture care Multidisciplinary team approach Upper limb prosthetic options Peer support and patient education Outcomes assessment tool and instruments Learning Objectives Upon completion of this program, the participant will be able to: understand the postoperative treatment modalities for trauma amputee patients identify orthotic treatment for spinal and lower limb fractures in trauma patients define burn and scar management orthotic techniques review current research trends, pathway and care discuss the care pathway and your role within the multidisciplinary care team recognize the daily struggles of an amputee and the importance of resources and patient education communicate the benefits and uses of outcome measures with lower limb adult prosthetic patients Instructors Chris Lange, CPO, LP, LO Branden Peterson, CP, LP Ryan Stark, CO, LP Kyle Dickey, CO Paul Selph, CPA Continuing Education Requirements and Credits All attendees are required to attend the entire session, sign in at the beginning at the end of the course. Throughout the presentation learning outcomes will be assessed through instructor interaction and attendee’s participation and verbal responses to Q & A unless a written assessment is required by an applicable approving State Board or Organization. Three and half contact hours available for PT/PTA, OT/OTA, CM. For more information on Hanger Clinic's accreditation status, please visit us at  Special Requests Hanger Clinic strives to make our learning environments fully accessible and want to provide our guests with an opportunity to identify special needs in advance of the course.  Questions? If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your course coordinator, Lisa Gurn. Email: 

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