Project CARE/FAAST Summit: "Cutting Edge Treatments" Day 02

Target Audience

This activity provides continuing education for physicians, nurses, physician assistants, occupational therapists, physical therapists, psychologists, and social workers. A certificate of attendance is available for other attendees. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Summarize problems of current artificial limbs. 
  2. Describe wound challenges of traditional prosthetics. 
  3. Compare state-of-the art methods used in osseointegration amputation therapy. 
  4. Explain the complex factors involving limb salvaging and amputation. 
  5. Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of limb salvage scoring systems. 
  6. Justify how the combat injured extremity is different from civilian injuries and how those differences impact the decision for limb salvage versus amputation. 
  7. Support goals in designing prosthetics using neural interfacing technology. 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.75 AAPA
    DHA J-7 CEPO has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 5.75 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Physician assistants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
  • 5.75 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 Internet Live Course activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 5.75 ANCC
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this Internet Live Course activity. Continuing Nursing Education activity for a maximum of 5.75 contact hours Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 5.75 AOTA
    The Defense Health Agency, J-7, Continuing Education Program Office is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# . This live course is offered at 0.575 CEUs, . AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
  • 5.75 APA
    Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co- sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibly for the content of the programs. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this activity for a maximum of 5.75 CE credits. The instructional level of this activity is intermediate. There is no cost to participate.
  • 5.75 Certificate of Attendance
  • 5.75 IPCE
    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners can receive up to 5.75 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.
Course opens: 
09/18/2019
Course expires: 
10/24/2019
Parent activity set: 
San Diego, CA
United States

Mark Simmons, Ph.D., ABMM. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose. 

Jill Waibel, MD. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose. 

Paul Cederna, MD. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose. 

Wade Gordon, MD. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose. 

John Forsberg, CAPT, MC, USN. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose. 

Shriya Srinivasan, Doctoral Candidate, Harvard/MIT. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose. 

Paul Pasquina, MD. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose. 

Allison Symsack, PT, DPT. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose. 

Available Credit

  • 5.75 AAPA
    DHA J-7 CEPO has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 5.75 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Physician assistants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
  • 5.75 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 Internet Live Course activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 5.75 ANCC
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this Internet Live Course activity. Continuing Nursing Education activity for a maximum of 5.75 contact hours Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 5.75 AOTA
    The Defense Health Agency, J-7, Continuing Education Program Office is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# . This live course is offered at 0.575 CEUs, . AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
  • 5.75 APA
    Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co- sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibly for the content of the programs. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this activity for a maximum of 5.75 CE credits. The instructional level of this activity is intermediate. There is no cost to participate.
  • 5.75 Certificate of Attendance
  • 5.75 IPCE
    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners can receive up to 5.75 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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