Webinar: Multi-Grasp Terminal Device Specific Training

Date and Time

May 19, 2020
1–2 p.m. ET

Location

Virtual Event

This course is the start of a series on multi-grasp terminal devices, and will feature a single patient use scenario at each session.

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.

Course Syllabus

Objectives

Upon completion of this program, participant will be able to:

  • Review pre-prosthetic therapy and prosthetic training concepts
  • Demonstrate the Electronic Terminal Device (ETD) by Motion Control and multi-grasp terminal devices, 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


Amy Todd, OTR/L, CHT

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.

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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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Billy Parker

When a workplace accident resulted in the loss of both of his hands and arms above the elbow, former welder Billy Parker didn’t know what he would do. Thanks to custom hybrid prosthetics from Hanger Clinic, Billy began to relearn simple tasks and reclaim his independence. Now, Billy shares his story with others.

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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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