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Össur – NU-FlexSIV Socket Training

November 13 @ 7:00 am - November 14 @ 5:00 pm EST

This intermediate two-day course is  designed to provide an introduction to sub-ischial socket and vacuum technology and the development of the NU-FlexSIV Socket. You will learn liner selection and participate in a hands-on casting demonstration, along with pulling, fitting, and finishing check sockets.

This course has been approved for 12 MCE Credits by the OPC National Office

Learning Outcomes:

  • Participants will learn: the development of the NU-FlexSIV socket
  • Gain and understanding of liner selections that best suit this type of socket
  • Participants will learn how to cast, pull, fit and finish check sockets
  • Participants will gain hands-on understanding of bench elements.

Agenda:

Day 1
7-8am
Set up
8-9:30am
Background Lecture: “Part 1: Introduction to Subischial  Socket and Vacuum Technology: The Development of the NU- FlexSIV Socket” (Stefania Fatone, PhD, BPO(Hons) & Ryan Caldwell, CP/L)
9:30-10:15am
Liner selection and casting demonstration (Ryan Caldwell,
CP/L)
10:15-11:15am
Participants cast patient models and pour plaster
11.15am-12pm
The Development of the NU-FlexSIV Socket” (Stefania Fatone, PhD, BPO(Hons) & Ryan
Caldwell, CP/L)
1-2pm
Rectification demonstration
(Ryan Caldwell, CP/L)
2-3pm
Participants rectify casts, pull
and finish check sockets, static
fitting and bench alignment
3:15-3:45
Initial static check socket
demonstration (Ryan Caldwell,
CP/L)
3:45-4:30
Participants static fitting of
check sockets
4:30-4:45
Socket bench alignment
demonstration (Ryan Caldwell,
CP/L)
4:45
Bond all sockets to socket
attachment plates and let cure
overnight (instructors)

Day 2
7:30-8:30am
Breakfast / Extra lab time for
participants, if needed
Attach barb, pump and sealing
sleeve to check socket
(instructors)
8:30-9:30am
Demonstrate check socket
fitting (Ryan Caldwell, CP/L)
9:30-12pm
Participants fit check sockets;
1-2pm
Restore patient’s prosthesis and strip down check socket
2-2:30pm
Discussion of Definitive Socket Fabrication Options (Ryan Caldwell, CP/L & Stefania
Fatone, PhD, BPO(Hons))
2:30-3pm
Final troubleshooting and Q&A (Ryan Caldwell, CP/L & Stefania Fatone, PhD, BPO(Hons))
3-4pm
Review gait video as a group

Details

Start:
November 13 @ 7:00 am EST
End:
November 14 @ 5:00 pm EST
Event Category:

Venue

Ossur Orlando