REHB017 - Knee Bracing: Science or Psychology?

$19.00
SKU
012-REHB017

This course provides information that physical rehabilitation clinicians can use when deciding whether or not to use functional knee bracing during the treatment of significant knee joint injuries.

This course provides information that physical rehabilitation clinicians can use when deciding whether or not to use functional knee bracing during the treatment of significant knee joint injuries.

Learning objectives:

  1. Identify the roots of functional knee bracing; 
  2. Describe recent research into the affects of functional knee bracing; 
  3. Describe the benefits of functional knee bracing; 
  4. Identify the mechanical and material factors affecting knee brace function; 
  5. Identify the factors to be considered when selecting a particular knee brace.

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: 1.0 contact hour by the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC); 1.0 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, Orthotic Fitters; 1.0 Category I CPE credit by the Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC); VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program. RESNA and NRRTS will accept the credit on any course that is AT-related. For questions concerning if a specific course is approved, please contact RESNA and NRTTS directly.

 

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