Webinar: Multi-Grasp Terminal Device Specific Training – II
Date and Time
This course is the second session in the series on multi-grasp terminal devices, and will feature a single patient use scenario.
There are a variety of hands, hooks, and fingers designed to help people with upper limb loss or limb difference complete everyday tasks. From eating to driving a car, there are different shapes, functionalities, and interfaces designed to help patients reach their goals. Prosthetic hands and hooks can be complex, require power, or be made simply to enable a particular function. From high tech to low tech, they are all designed to provide benefits based on different functional needs and a patient’s individual style. This course is meant to provide you with a case by case look at solutions based on functional needs and helping patients get back to daily activity levels. This series is meant to provide you with a case by case look at solutions based on functional needs and helping patients get back to daily activity levels.
Upon completion of this program, participant will be able to:
- Review pre-prosthetic therapy and prosthetic training concepts
- Demonstrate multi-grasp terminal devices as they relate to patient activities of daily living, including important points to consider
- Understand why communication between therapist, prosthetist and patient is critical in providing the patient with the most functional prosthesis
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.
Mike has been a Hanger Clinic patient since he lost his arm to cancer at 14 years old. He has worn several types of body-powered devices and was the first person in the US to be fitted with the i-Limb Quantum.
Lizbeth was born missing her right forearm and 3 fingers on her left hand and she has been wearing prosthetics since she was 3 years old. She has experience with cable operated, functional cosmetic, activity specific, and myoelectric prosthetics.
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.
September 23–26, 2020
Each year, approximately 1,000 pediatricians, neurologists, surgeons, therapists, nurses, special educators, engineers, and scientists from all over the world gather for the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM) Meeting to learn about technical advances in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cerebral palsy and other childhood onset disabilities.