Webinar: Multi-Grasp Terminal Device Specific Training – II

Date and Time

June 4, 2020
1–2 pm ET
06/04/2020 01:00 PM 06/04/2020 02:00 PM America/New_York Webinar: Multi-Grasp Terminal Device Specific Training – II 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. , , AL

Location

Virtual Event

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.

Objectives

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

Speakers


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.

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Mike Benning

Patient Partner

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 Uzcategui

Patient Partner

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.

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