presented by Alicia White
Financial: Alicia White receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.
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Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Alicia White, PT, DPT, ATC
Dr. Alicia White graduated from Baldwin-Wallace University in 2004 with a degree in athletic training. She continued her studies at the University of Miami where she earned a doctorate in physical therapy in 2007. Dr. White worked at the Center for the Intrepid in San Antonio, Texas for ten years where she treated high-level patients…Read full bio
1. Subjective and Objective Assessments
Subjective and objective data collections are the foundation of all therapeutic evaluations. This chapter will provide the basic intake elements with specifics pertinent to this patient population.
2. Functional Outcomes
Prosthetic advancements and increased requirements for functional based outcomes are necessitating more involvement from physical therapists concerning the care of patients with amputations.
3. Typical Gait, Patient Education and Goal Setting
Patients with amputations will have an abundance of questions that begin when they first meet you. By providing the appropriate education, you will gain trust, build rapport and together, you will create appropriate goals for the treatment plan.