The Occupational Therapy Role in Rehabilitation for Partial Hand and Finger Amputees
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The Occupational Therapy Role in Rehabilitation for Partial Hand and Finger Amputees Tuesday, January 12 7 - 8 pm (EST)
$20 | 1 Contact Hour
Despite that 94% of upper-limb amputations occur at the
digit and metacarpal levels, little technological development has happened,
leaving working-age people with only cosmetic options after finger loss.
session will give a deep dive into the partial hand and finger amputee
population, how Naked Prosthetics has engineered solutions for them, and the
critical role occupational therapy practitioners can play in positive patient outcomes.
Presented by Hannah Smith, MBA
Benefits of this course
Participants will be able to compare the percentage of finger amputations to that of other upper extremity amputations
Participants will be able to recognize the impact of finger amputations have on heavy manual laborers
Participants will be able to identify the current prosthetic interventions
available for partial hand amputations
Participants will be able to recognize the important steps to create
successful patient outcomes with body-driven prostheses
Participants will be able to identify how therapists can help improve
prosthetic function and contribute to post-delivery care
This course is being offered as part of Aspire OT's State Association Partnership Program. This course is free for TNOTA Members.