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There are many circumstances that can lead to amputations affecting the lower limb such as trauma in road traffic accidents and resulting from chronic diseases such as diabetes. With appropriate care, access to a prosthetic and related rehabilitation, many of these individuals can regain a high level of functioning and quality of life. The role of the physiotherapist is key in the process and this series of courses provides a comprehensive physiotherapy perspective on working with individuals with lower-limb amputations covering working with the client both before and after prosthetic prescription
Aims
To equip a physical therapist/physiotherapist with a comprehensive knowledge of working with lower limb amputees so they can play an effective part in the multidisciplinary management of this client type.

Outline
This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:

Introduction to Amputee Rehabilitation
Lower Limb Amputee Assessment and Post-op Management
Lower Limb Amputee Pre-Prosthetic Management and Introduction to Prosthetics
Lower Limb Amputee Prosthetic Assessment and Rehabilitation
Target audience
This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.

Practicalities
Hours of Learning - No deadlines are applied to this course and it can be started and completed in your own time according to your personal schedule. We expect the required elements to take around 20 hours depending on your schedule and learning style. Additionally there are many optional resources provided and if you choose to review these the course could take longer to complete.
Types of Activities - Reading Physiopedia pages, journal articles, book chapters. Watching videos. Attempting quizzes. Participating in an international discussion forum.
Certificates - At the end of the course, when you have completed all of the required elements, you will be able to download a certificate of completion and 19.6 Physioplus points will be added to your personalised learning dashboard.

Requirements to complete this course
In order to complete this course and receive a course completion certificate plus CEUs/CCUs/CPD points you will need to:

1)Respect the Physioplus Community Culture.
2)Log all the required learning activities as complete (represented by the orange icons!).
3)Actively and appropriately participate in the course discussions.
4)Pass a final quiz with a score of 80% or more.
5)Complete a course evaluation form.

 

Duration: 3 Months.

How will this course be taught?This module will use a variety of teaching and learning strategies. The module’s content will be delivered through seminar sessions, practicals, workshops, directed, and self-directed study.

Seminars - 25 Hours

Guided Physiotherapist Learning – 25 hours

Self-guided Physiotherapist Learning – 50 hours

Hands-on Workshops - 25  Hours.

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Certificate in Amputee Management

SKU: SKU036
₹10,000.00Price
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