Webinar: Introduction to Targeted Muscle Reinnervation (TMR) for Therapists
Date and Time
This session will focus on the key components of the preoperative and postoperative treatment plan for the upper limb amputee, with a focus on TMR. The session will provide technological updates in prosthetic solutions and how to integrate these new technologies into daily activities for upper limb prosthetic users.
Course topics will include nerve actions in response to differing amputation levels; pain management; psycho-social interventions; and donning and doffing procedures. This course will also ensure the attendee understands patient and output research trends, and more specifically, how health care teams can collaborate with physicians and patients alike to improve patient care for this traditionally under-served upper limb population.
Upon completion of this program, participant will be able to:
- Articulate the individual roles of the team members in the TMR process
- Demonstrate the pre and post op treatment plan including the rehabilitation protocols
- Identify the importance of outcome measures and long term follow up associated with a positive prosthetic outcomes
Amy Todd, OTR/L, CHT
Clinical Therapy Specialist, Hanger Clinic
Amy has been practicing as an occupational and certified hand therapist for more than 10 years. She is on the rehabilitation team and works alongside our upper limb prosthetic specialists, providing care around the country.
Bambi Lombardi, OTR/L
Bambi has been a therapist for the past 35 years with a varied clinical background ranging from pediatrics, to trauma, to hand therapy and general rehabilitation. She joined the rehabilitation team at Hanger Clinic in 2015.
Continuing Education Requirements: All attendees are required to attend the entire session, complete a credit request form, and evaluation following the session. Throughout the presentation learning outcomes will be assessed through instructor interaction and attendee’s participation through Q&A.
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