Pediatric Prosthetics: Optimizing Prosthetic Design to Improve Patient Outcomes

Pediatric Education Series

Date and Time

August 18, 2022
12–1 p.m. CT


Virtual Event

Course Level: Introductory
Target Audience: 
PT, OT, RN, CM, and others providing care for pediatric patients requiring prosthetic care (CE); MD (non-CE)
CE Contact Hours: 1 hour (60 Minutes)

This second course in the pediatric lower limb prosthetic series will dive deeper into how prosthesis design and componentry selection relate to the patient’s rehabilitation goals. Through interactive case studies, learners will have the opportunity to review optimal care pathways for individual cases as the speaker walks through pediatric-specific timelines from evaluation to delivery.  

Course Syllabus

Accreditation Status


Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

  1. List basic componentry and considerations when developing a care plan for the pediatric prosthetic amputee
  2. List steps for an optimal prosthetic evaluation process and its function in prosthetic design
  3. Identify various types of running blades/sport-specific design prosthetics
  4. Discuss potential prosthetic solutions for various case presentations