2022 Upper Limb Amputation and Prosthetics Conference

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The Upper Limb Amputation and Prosthetics Course will take place April 23-24, 2022 at the Missouri Orthopaedic Institute, 1100 Virginia Ave, Room 2251, Columbia, MO 65212. This year's conference Sponsored by the University of Missouri School of Medicine Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation will be in-person and offer a virtual option.

To register or for additional information, call 573-884-9891 or email byarsk@health.missouri.edu. Please indicate if you are planning to attend virtually. The manual & external control system component demonstration with hands-on Q&A session will not be available virtually.

All times listed are Central Standard Time

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  • Heikki Uustal, MD
    Director, Prosthetics and Orthotics Team; JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute; John F. Kennedy Medical Center, Edison, New Jersey
  • Joseph Burris, MD
    Course Director and Chair of PM&R, University of Missouri
  • Jay Bridgeman
    Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Missouri
  • Geoff Dunlap, CP
    Hanger Clinic, Columbia, Missouri
  • Tracy Ell, CP
    Manager Owner, Hi Tek Limb & Brace, Columbia, Missouri
  • Carl Giacchi, DO
    Adjunct Assistant Professor, Harry S. Truman Veteran’s Hospital
  • Brandon Jones, CPO
    Hanger Clinic, Columbia, Missouri
  • Paul Jones, DO
    Professor of Clinical PM&R, University of Missouri

Conference Schedule

Friday, April 22, 2022

8:30 am - 9:00 am

  • Registration

9:00 am CT

  • Broadcast Begins

9:00 am - 9:10 am

  • Welcome and Introduction
  • Guest Speaker
    Joseph Burris, MD

9:10 am - 10:00 am

  • Physiatric Evaluation of the Patient with Upper Limb Amputation
    Heikki Uustal, MD
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10:00 am - 10:15 am

  • Break

10:45 am - 11:15 am

11:15 am – 11:45 am

 11:45 am - 12:15 pm

  • Lunch (Will not be broadcast)

 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

1:15 pm CT

  • Broadcast Ends

 Saturday, April 23, 2022

8:00 am CT

  • Broadcast Begins

8:00 am – 8:45 am

8:45 am - 9:45 am

9:45 am - 11:15 am

  • Patient Presentations with Demonstration and Discussion
    (Group A, Group B will see components 1st)

11:15 pm CT

  • Broadcast Ends

11:15 am - 12:00 pm

  • Lunch (Will not be broadcast)

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

  • Manual & External Control Systems/Component Demonstration with Hands-on Q and A sessions (will not be broadcast)

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

  • Posttest and Course evaluations (Available online at 1:00 p.m. CT.)


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