The purpose of this program is to provide nurses and physical therapists with information about how to support people who have experienced limb loss. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Describe learning tasks that are associated with using a prosthesis
- Discuss issues related to the use of a lower extremity and an upper extremity prosthesis
- Discuss advances in prosthetic technology
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses and physical therapists.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com
. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com
and search for this topic title.