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mbhaskar65
10-16-2006, 11:50 AM
NEW - Prosthetic Foot/Ankle Mechanisms Course Available at the Academy's
Paul E. Leimkuehler Online Learning Center!

The latest in the series of online professional continuing education
(PCE) courses based on findings from the Academy's State-of-the-Science
conferences is now available at the Paul E. Leimkuehler Online Learning
Center. The course on Prosthetic Foot/Ankle Mechanisms stems from the
Academy's fifth SSC chaired by Don Cummings, CP with Texas Scottish Rite
Hospital and Co-Chaired by Susan Kapp, MEd, CPO, of the University of
Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

The conference was convened to examine the body of scientific evidence
that supports the clinical prescription and use of prosthetic foot and
ankle mechanisms. A formal literature search and ranking was conducted
prior to the conference forming a basis for the presentations and
discussion.

The course, accessible at your convenience, offers practitioners 12 PCE
credits and includes a 100-question assessment quiz. The conference on
which this latest PCE course was based, the subsequent printing and
distribution of findings, and the course development were funded by a
grant from the U.S. Department of Education (H235J040017).

Simply visit www.oandp.org and select the Paul E. Leimkuehler Online
Learning Center logo!


Manisha S. Bhaskar
American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists
Director of Marketing & Publications
526 King Street, Suite 201
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 836-0788, ext. 210
FAX (703) 836-0737
www.oandp.org