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SWD Meeting & Cont. Ed. Session
Tuesday, April 09, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
Category: Districts

"The Amputee Patient: Preparing for the Prosthesis" presented by Laura Teshke, PT, DPT and Sue Wheeler, PT

The presentation will review the VA/DOD clinical practice guidelines for the amputee patient, therapy goals for the patient during the pre-prosthetic phase including heal incision, medical stabilization, shape of the residual limb, ROM/Strength deficits, independence with mobility, pain management, DME needs and education, and also K-levels to determine optimal prosthesis will be reviewed.

Social begins at 6:30 p.m., education session begins at 7:00 p.m.

Location: Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Harmarville | 320 Guys Run Road Pittsburgh, PA 15238

This event sponsored by Blackburn's and is approved for .75 general and .25 evaluative contact hours