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DIS004 Non-Progressive Orthopedic Disorders

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DIS004 Non-Progressive Orthopedic Disorders
SKU: 004/012 - DIS004
$110.00

This course will present an overview of non-progressive orthopedic disorders, including Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita and amputations.

Significant discounts are available to VGM and US Rehab Members! Call us prior to purchase for your discount code: 800-987-7342.

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Disease processes, medical conditions and traumas can be categorized as either progressive or non-progressive. Non-progressive conditions are ones in which the disorder itself does not cause further or ongoing changes in medical, physical or cognitive health. These conditions are usually caused by a traumatic event, although some are due to congenital disorders. This course will present an overview of non-progressive orthopedic disorders, including Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita and amputations.

Learning objectives:

  1. Identify the cause of Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI);
  2. List the major symptom of OI and its potential consequences;
  3. Identify the major factors that should be considered when choosing seating and wheeled mobility devices for the individual with OI;
  4. Identify the suspected cause of Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita (AMC);
  5. List the major symptom of AMC and its potential consequences;
  6. Identify the major factors that should be considered when choosing seating and wheeled mobility devices for the individual with AMC;
  7. Define the different classifications of upper and lower extremity amputations;
  8. Discuss the major factors that should be considered when choosing seating and wheeled mobility devices for the individual with lower extremity amputations.
To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey.

Continuing education: VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program. RESNA and NRRTS approve the 0.1 IACET CEUs for recertification.

Significant discounts are available to VGM and US Rehab Members! Call us prior to purchase for your discount code: 800-987-7342.

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