Limb Trauma Educational Series (LTES): Maximizing Function after Remote Extremity Trauma
Dr. Jason Souza will review a case whereby all the critical components of orthoplastic limb salvage were applied not to salvage, but to an elective amputation, what he calls an orthoplastic amputation. The intent of the case is to demonstrate that when orthoplastic principles and increased level of technical sophistication are applied to amputation, amputation can be considered more than just a salvage procedure, and in fact it is possible to achieve pain and functional outcomes that weren’t attainable through continued efforts at limb salvage
This activity provides continuing education for physician’s, physical therapists and physical therapy assistants. A certificate of attendance is available for other attendees.
- Collaborate between orthopedic and plastic surgeons decreases post-operative complications
- Discuss the agonist-antagonist myoneural interface as a method to restore proprioception to persons with amputation
- Review flap reconstruction of the lower extremity to manage soft tissue loss from lower extremity due to trauma, infection, malignancy, degenerative disease, or congenital deformities.
- Utilize flap reconstruction to restore the appearance and function of the affected limb by replacing lost soft tissue.
Jason M. Souza, MD FACS. 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 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
- 1.00 IPCEThis activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners can receive up to 1.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change. In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by DHA, J-7, CEPO. DHA, J-7, CEPO is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry's Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (ARBO/COPE), the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Dental Association’s Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP), and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) to provide continuing education for the health care team.
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