Biomechanical Medicine Clinic - Innovations in Prosthetics and Rehab

Activity Details
  • Credit Amounts:
    • CNE: 0.60
    • TSBSWE: 0.50
    • UNTHSC: 0.00
    • Physicians: 0.50
    • PT: 0.50
  • Cost: Free
  • Release: Jan 26, 2017
  • Expires: Jan 26, 2018
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    30 Minutes
  • System Requirements:
  • Average User Rating:
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Faculty

Richard T.  Dombroski Richard T. Dombroski, DO, FAAFP
Associate Professor
Family Medicine
UNT Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX

Needs Statement

Due to trauma or disease process, approximately 1.7 million Americans have lost a limb. For many of these persons, a prosthesis can significantly improve quality of life. This presentation will explore the current and future capabilities of one biomechanical medicine clinic where innovations in prosthetics and rehab enhance mobility and independence for patients.

Target Audience

This activity was planned to meet the educational needs of physicians, physical therapists, social workers, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and nurses.

Objectives

  • Discuss issues with Medicare, Medicaid and other Insurances with prosthetic care
  • Discuss issues with the prescribing and manufacturing of lower limb prosthetics
  • Discuss issues with specific functions of future prosthetics
  • Discuss rehab challenges with prosthetic patients and others with neuromuscular disorders

Accreditation

CNE

UNT Health Science Center is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 16274. This activity is approved for 0.60 Contact Hours.

TSBSWE

This activity is approved for a maximum of 0.50 Clock Hours for Social Workers.

UNTHSC
The University of North Texas Health Science Center certifies this activity for 0.00 hours of participation.

Physicians

The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to award continuing medical education to physicians.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center has requested that the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for 0.50 hour of AOA Category 2A CME credits. Approval is currently pending.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies

  • Patient care
  • Medical knowledge

IOM Competencies

  • Provide patient-centered care
  • Employ evidence-based practice

PT

UNT Health Science Center is accredited by Texas Physical Therapy Association, Provider 1810035TX. This activity is approved for 0.50 CCUs for PTs and PTAs.

For successful completion, a participant must attend the program, complete the evaluation, and request credit online at conclusion of the activity.

The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.

Faculty Disclosure

Dr. Dombroski has nothing to disclose. The UNT Health Science Center Professional and Continuing Education staff has nothing to disclose.