SEMINAR: ÖSSUR POST-OP PROGRAMME & ÖSSUR BIONIC PLATFORM
October 20th, 2015
IN CO-OPERATION WITH ÖSSUR ACADEMY
SEMINAR: ÖSSUR POST-OP PROGRAMME
EFFECTIVE WOUND HEALING, MINIMIZED RISK OF INFECTION AND EARLY MOBILIZATION AFTER AMPUTATION
Össur’s Post-Op programme is safe, effective and offers repeatable results and successful rehabilitation of amputees. During the seminar you will get acquainted with the Össur Post-Op programme and get to know how to increase the amputees’ safety and functionality by using the latest technology – Bionic Technology by Össur. The seminar will be of great value for those who are incorporated in the health team taking part in the rehabilitation of amputees, i.e. doctors, surgeons, nurses, physiotherapists and so on.
PLACE: The North Estonia Medical Centre, Sütiste tee 21, Tallinn.
Auditoorium 202 ( http://regionaalhaigla.ee/en/about-us-0 )
LECTURER: Magnus Lilja, Ph.D., CPO, Össur Nordic
Sven Johansson, M.Sc, CPO, Clinical Specialist,
Tuesday Oct 20th, 2015
08.45 INTRODUCTION BY DAG NURM, CEO Põhja-Eesti Taastusravikeskus
09.00 AMPUTATION & DIRECT POST-OP TREATMENT
– Multidisciplinary team/Teamwork
– Different phases within the postoperative treatment
– Amputation techniques and wound care/skin care for amputees
& ÖSSUR BIONIC PLATFORM
10.00 HOW TO COUNTERACT OEDEMA, PREVENT CONTRACTURES OF THE KNEE AND PROTECT THE WOUND ORD (Ossur Rigid Dressing)
– Theory and evidence within the treatment with rigid dressing.
HOW TO STANDARDIZE THE POST-OP TREATMENT
Provide the residual limb with a favorable shape for prosthetic fitting, facilitate early mobilization/physiotherapy and speed up the healing process.
ÖSSUR COMPRESSION THERAPY BY ÖSSUR – How to use compression therapy for amputees
13.00 HOW TO INCREASE AMPUTEES’ SAFETY, FREEDOM AND FUNCTIONALITY BY USING THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY BIONIC TECHNOLOGY BY ÖSSUR
– Introduction: Basic background, gait and biomechanics
– Basic Bionic Platform and products
– RHEO KNEE 3
– Relevant training, with and without prosthesis