EACE: Lower Extremity Residual Limb Care: Challenges and Solutions
This presentation aims to identify the various types of post-op residual limb dressings and determine which is most appropriate given the provided patient presentation. It will describe the bedside immediate rigid removable dressing and potential issues that can arise. The importance of education and self-management regarding residual limb care following amputation will be discussed.
This activity provides continuing education for physicians, occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, kinesiotherapists, physical therapists, and physical therapist assistants. A certificate of attendance is available for other attendees.
- Outline skin anatomy and healing, including the scarring process.
- Evaluate required measurements and fitting of the most appropriate choice in residual limb protection following trans-tibial amputation.
- Describe the clinic bedside immediate rigid removable dressing.
- Explain the importance of education and self-management regarding residual limb care.
Kimberly Anne Bernato. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.
- 1.00 ACCME Non-Physician CME CreditDHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit providers will be provided a certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit providers may receive a maximum of 1.00 hours for completing this Course activity.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this Course activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 AOTAThe Defense Health Agency, J-7, Continuing Education Program Office is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# 04158. This Distance Learning-Interactive course is offered at 0.1 CEUs, introductory, OT service delivery. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
- 1.00 APTAAmerican Physical Therapy Association (APTA)The DHA, J-7, CEPO is an American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Approved Provider of continuing education. This activity was planned by and for the health care team, and learners will receive 0.1 APTA CEUs. The assignment of APTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by APTA. APTA CEUs are accepted by most state PT licensing boards. Learners are encouraged to check with their local chapter or state board to ensure that they accept APTA accredited courses for licensure renewal.
- 1.00 Certificate of Attendance
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