[Success Starts Early 101] Trends in Prosthetic Rehabilitation: From Terminology to Technology
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This course is a part of the Success Starts Early mini-series developed by physical therapists for allied health care professionals providing care for lower limb loss patients around the country.
As an integral part of the healthcare team working to get your limb loss patients moving again quickly, it is important to have basic knowledge on prosthetic rehabilitation and what that can mean for your patients with lower limb loss.
This session will provide an overview of prosthetic technology, including componentry, general terminology, and communication strategies designed to help you better understand the individual goals and needs of your patients.
Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:
- List communication strategies to help you discuss goal setting with patients
- Outline prosthetic technology, including componentry as it relates to specific goals set by you and your patient
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