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Limb Loss Conference – 2023

May 11, 2023 - 7:30 am to 4:35 pm

Person with prosthetic leg running

The annual Limb Loss Conference hosted by the Mary Free Bed Education Academy will held on Thursday, May 11, 2023 at the Mary Free Bed Profressional Building. The conference will provide evidencebased knowledge on pre-operative care for best patient outcomes. Key topics for living an active lifestyle include:

  • New advances in prosthetics
  • Running with a prosthesis
  • Gait training
  • Activities of daily living with upper limb prosthetics

Additional topics presented will include:

  • Pain management strategies for the amputee
  • Addressing psychological issues of limb loss that are essential to living well with limb loss

Target Audience
Physicians • orthotists • prosthetists • physician assistants • nurses/nurse practitioners • occupational, physical and recreational therapists • social workers • exercise physiologists • rehabilitation program administrators • rehabilitation specialists • case managers • residents • students • other professionals involved in care of a patient with limb loss

Outcomes
Participants will be able to discuss pre-operative care for best patient outcomes. Those in attendance will be able to describe what’s new in prosthetics, running with a prosthesis and gait training. They will be able to discuss activities of daily living with upper limb prosthetics. Additionally, participants will be able to explain pain management strategies for the amputee and addressing the psychological issues of limb loss, which are essential to living well with limb loss.

Details

Date:
May 11, 2023
Time:
7:30 am to 4:35 pm
Website:
https://educationacademy.maryfreebed.com/#/catalog/315943d5-3a98-40ed-a997-fa3fef990d67

Venue

Mary Free Bed Professional Building
350 Lafayette Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Phone
616-840-8005
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Organizer

Mary Free Bed Education Academy
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