This certificate program provides a deep understanding of the Fior & Gentz Orthotic System and the NEURO SWING custom AFO. The participant will learn about the Amsterdam and N.A.P. Gait Classification Systems for the pathological gait of patients affected by Cerebral Palsy and Stroke. Basic knowledge of the physiological gait pattern and the physical assessment of the patient which is fundamental for the correct application of the Fior & Gentz Orthotic System. Therefore, the essential terms, ROM, MMT, and gait phases are required. Through a combination of lectures, patient models, and group discussion, the participant will gain an understanding of how this system can provide adequate orthotic management grounded on scientific research to improve patient outcome and documentation.
8:00 am - 12:00 pm TECHNICAL WORKSHOP TW6
AAOP 44th Academy Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium 2018
HYATT REGENCY. New Orleans, U.S.A.
8:00 am - 12:00 pm WORKSHOP
AOPA National Assembly Annual Meeting 2018
The Vancouver Convention Center. Vancouver, CANADA.
This program has been approved for up to 5 credits through the American Board for Certification (ABC). Full participation in this program is required to be eligible for the full amount of credits. "The Neuro Swing custom AFO by Fior & Gentz" is a Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) Approved CE course. Equation Orthotic Technologies LLC is committed to enhancing the ongoing professional development of BOC certificants, and other orthotic and prosthetic stakeholders through appropriate learning courses. As a provider of 5 BOC Approved CE Course, Equation Orthotic Technologies has agreed to abide by BOC-established operational and educational criteria, and is subject to random audits for quality assurance purposes.