This course introduces the new home medical equipment staff member to non-invasive bone growth stimulators. This course will cover bone growth stimulators in the broadest generic terms. For specific information related to a particular brand of bone growth stimulator, please consult the manufacturers. This course also includes links to bone growth stimulator manufacturers. To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey. Learning objectives: 1. Identify the basic models of bone growth stimulators; 2. Identify the components of a bone growth stimulator; 3. Explain who would use a bone growth stimulator; 4. Explain how a bone growth stimulator can be used safely.Continuing education: 1.0 contact hour by the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC), 0.5 Scientific (S) Category I PCEs by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics (ABC) will be granted to those certified in the disciplines of: Orthotics, Orthotic Assistants, Orthotic Technicians; 1.0 Category I CPE credits by the Board for Orthotist/Prosthetist Certification (BOC); VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.
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