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Orthotic & Prosthetic Technician Continuing Education Course

Dates

October 16 and 17, 2015

Sponsors

The Northwest Chapter American Academy or Orthotists and Prosthetists

Schedule

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16 SPEAKER COURSE TITLE
7:30 a.m. Welcome  
7:35 a.m. Curt Bertram Future of the O&P Workforce
8:30 a.m. Alex Brett Fabrication of a Custom 40 Durometer Urethane Partial Foot
9:30 a.m. Steve Hill Fabrication of Plastic and Leather AFOs
10:15 a.m. Break Refreshments
10:30 a.m.-Noon Fred Lanier The Benefits of SpectraCarb
10:30 a.m.-Noon Jerry Gohman Fundamentals of Prosthetic Fabrication
Noon Lunch  
12:30-1:30 p.m. Keim Bill & Mike Ruch Introduction to Hydrographic Cosmetic Finishes
1:30 p.m. Steve Hill Fabrication of the New Becker Modular Systems
2:30 p.m. David Firth 3D Printing in O&P
3:15 p.m. Break Refreshments
3:30-5:30 p.m. Chad Eberhart Fabrication... Laminations and Variations
 
Break Out Sessions SPEAKER COURSE TITLE
4:30-5 p.m. Mike Vanek Modified Fabrication Techniques for Adult and Pediatric Orthosis
5-5:30 p.m. Robert Eldridge How Physics Effects your Layups and Trim Lines
5:30 p.m. Adjourn  
 
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17 SPEAKER COURSE TITLE
8-9:30 a.m. Matt Perkins Volcanic Rock Laminations v. Carbon Fiber
9:30-10 a.m. Steve Hill Powder Coating with Thermoclad
10-10:30 a.m. Break  Refreshments
10:30-11:30 a.m. Ambrose Cavegn Crash Course on Inventing and Intellectual Property
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Jackie Valdez Customization of Dynamic Carbon Graphite AFOs
12:30-1:30 p.m. Brad O'Connell Making Revolimb Work!
1:30 p.m. Clay Wright Wrap-up and Course Evaluation
2 p.m. Adjourn  

 

For more information, please contact:

Ruthie Dearing - Program Manager
ruthie.dearing@sfcc.spokane.edu
509-533-3231

To see additional information regarding individual sponsors, speaker bios and course content, see the Course Brochure.