Shoulder Disarticulation Compliant Force Distribution Interface

Learn how to cast, fabricate, and fit this new shoulder-level socket design. Discuss how to minimize point pressures by using compliant fabric to distribute forces within various socket designs. Show Full Description.

Learn how to cast, fabricate, and fit this new shoulder-level socket design. Discuss how to minimize point pressures by using compliant fabric to distribute forces within various socket designs. Explore various case study fittings of both shoulder disarticulation and hemipelvectomy levels. Learn the design modifications necessary to fit bilateral patients.

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Tags: Prosthetics, Webinars
Author/Presenter: Jay Martin, CP, LP, FAAOP
Credits: 1.5
This course has been approved for ABC, BOC, and CBC continuing education credit.
Expiration date: May 31, 2015
To receive credit for this course, you must successfully pass the exam before the course expires.
Webinar Length: 60 minutes
Expires: May 31, 2015
Final exam: 10 multiple choice questions, 80% must be correct to pass.
Cost: $50.00 (Nonmember) Member price: $30.00 (Log in or join for member pricing.)

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