Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center

Prosthetics-Orthotics for Physicians and Therapists (4-day course)

This 4-day, in depth course, Prosthetics-Orthotics for Physicians and Therapists (2018), covers the 

Mr. Robinson managed, moderated and presented multiple education components during the 4-day course.

basic skills and knowledge required to manage spinal, upper limb and lower limb disabilities of adults and juveniles who require P&O care during stages of their recovery. Taught by surgeons, physicians, prosthetists, orthotists, and therapists, instructional content includes multi-media presentations, case studies, and demonstrations of P&O devices with live, on-site models. Interactive discussions of P&O knowledge augment understanding and application of the principles of P&O management for spinal, upper limb and lower limb conditions. The course includes an extensive manual.

Lectures, demonstrations, and live case discussions emphasize:

Tuition: $900.00

Dates: March 27th - 30th, 2018

Class Times: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Register: Application Form 2018

Physicians and Therapists Develop New Knowledge

In 2018, the Prosthetics-Orthotics for Physicians and Therapists was fully subscribed. The course attracted 52 physicians and therapists from across the USA, Canada, Australia and Ecuador.

Christian Ertl, MD, presented Principles of Amputation Surgery. 
Christian Ertl, MD, presented Principles of Amputation Surgery.

Mr. Robinson and Dr. Wu present Transfemoral Case. 
Chris Robinson, CPO, MBA, MS, ATC, FAAOP(D), and Yeongchi Wu, MD, presented a Transfemoral Case.

Robert Lipschutz, CP, presented Normal Human Locomotion. 
Robert Lipschutz, CP, presented Normal Human Locomotion.

Mr. Malas presenting Lower Limb Orthotics Systems. 
Bryan Malas, CO, presented Lower Limb Orthotics Systems, Biomechanics and Recommendations: AFO.