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In this free online CME, Max Hurwitz, DO, and Isaiah Levy, MD, discuss ways to improve screening for complications related to upper extremity prosthesis rehabilitation and how to implement appropriate treatment regimens related to complications secondary to prosthesis rehabilitation and phantom/residual limb pain.

Education Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify phases of upper extremity prosthesis rehabilitation
  • Implement key details in history taking and physical exams that are necessary to evaluate candidacy for prosthesis use
  • Identify components of upper extremity prosthesis that are important for a complete prosthesis prescription
  • Explain screening for complications related to upper extremity prosthesis rehabilitation such as overuse injuries, phantom/residual limb pain
  • Implement appropriate treatment regimens related to complications secondary to prosthesis rehabilitation

Disclosures

Dr. Levy has reported no relevant relationships with entities producing health care goods or services.

Dr. Hurwitz has reported no relevant relationships with entities producing health care goods or services.

All presenters' disclosures of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services used on or consumed by patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers, and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Pittsburgh designates enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit[s]™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

For your credit transcript, please access our website 4 weeks post-completion at http://ccehs.upmc.com and follow the link to the Credit Transcript page. If you do not provide the last 5 digits of your SSN on the next page you will not be able to access a CME credit transcript. Providing your SSN is voluntary.

Release Date: 9/14/2021 | Last Modified On: 9/14/2021 | Expires: 9/14/2022

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