You may register for the One Day Program as part of the APOA Annual Meeting, CLICK HERE.
If you are not attending the APOA Annual Meeting and wish to register for the One Day Program at Alabama State the please CLICK HERE to register for either the Prosthetic Program or the Orthotic Program.
Questions? Call Fred at 205-280-1666
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Thursday, July 11th
9:00 - 5:00 Prosthetics at Alabama State O & P School presented by Ossur limit 20 persons (To register, choose Thursday Prosthetic Session on the agenda page when you register)
Agenda: Prosthetic Program
Led by Össur's clinical, technical and reimbursement faculty, the curriculum focuses on the clinical challenges faced by transfemoral amputees, and the potential to streamline the rehabilitation process with POWER KNEE.
This full day symposia is open to all physical therapists, PM&R physicians, case managers, patients and certified clinical prosthetists.
"how to get paid" on Power Knee...now that it has a Medicare code!
9:00 - 5:00 Orthotics at Alabama State O & P School presented by Fillauer limit 20 persons
(To register, choose Thursday Orthotic Session on the agenda page when you register)
Agenda: Maximizing your Orthotic Treatment Outcomes
9:00 - 10:00 Specialty Orthotic Joints of the Fillauer Companies(Clinical applications of a wide variety of Orthotic componentry from the Fillauer Companies)John Schulte CPO10:00 -11:00 An Off-the-Shelf AFO that your patient can Run In...(Fact or Fiction) John Schulte CPO
11:00 - 12:00 The use of Stance Control to achieve the Highest Clinical Outcomes(Get out of your 'Comfort Zone' to achieve to make a 'Real' difference) John Schulte CPO
12:00 - 1:00 LUNCH
1:00 -2:15Clinical Applications of the Reciprocal Gait Orthosis for Trauma in your Practice (No Longer the Same Old Device) John Schulte CPO
2:15-3:00 The Benefits of Ambulation in the SCI involved Person (There are numerous advantages with Orthotic Intervention for the SCI involved person) John Schulte CPO
3:00 -3:15 BREAK
3:15 - 4:15 Advanced Applications of the Reciprocal Gait Orthosis (Choose the most appropriate option to achieve the best results) John Schulte CPO
4:15 - 5:00 The RGO Clinical Trial Orthosis(An Excellent Clinical Tool in determining if your patient is an appropriate candidate)John Schulte CPO
Thursday, July 11th at the Montgomery Renaissance Hotel
3:00 Set up Exhibits
6:00 - 7:00 Welcome Reception Exhibit area
Friday, July 12th
7:00 - 8:00 Breakfast
8:00 - 8:30 Amputee Coalition Report, Russ Hornfisher
8:30 - 10:30 Don Yeager..."What do you need to do to be a great worker?"
10:30 - 11:30 Exhibits
11:30 - 12:30 Session 1
Prosthetics RUSH Foot, Richard Sainz, Ability Dynamics
Orthotics- Cascade- Brad Mattear, "Pro Comp"
Pedorthics- Dr. Zen - Mark Stall, Applying criteria to determine use of theA5513 vs A5512 coded diabetic inserts
12:30 - 1:30 Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
1:30 - 3:30 Session 2
Prosthetics -Fillauer TBA
Orthotics- Allard - Customized orthotic solutions for pediatric lower extremity challenges
Pedorthics - Dr Zen- Mark Stalls, Effective supplier follow up post code Submission
Mastectomy-Rhonda Turner, Audit Documentation: What do they really want?
An in-depth look at the ever changing regulatory issues & DME MAC audits faced by post mastectomy and real definitions of the types of documentation asked for.
3:30 - 4:30 Break in the Exhibit Hall
4:30 - 5:30 Session 3
Prosthetics -Leslie Roberts, Functional Knee Characteristics: Investigation of Polycentric vs. Single Axis knees and Hydraulic vs. Pneumatic knees.
Orthotics -Allard- New Concepts in Stability and Balance
Pedorthics - Dr Zen-Mark Stalls, Pedorthic solutions for abnormal biomechanics
Mastectomy-Rhonda Turner, The Appointment: Real World Post Mastectomy Fitting [this is a snapshot of a full 8 hr. seminar.]
Takes attendees step by step through each stage of a post mastectomy visit includes process, proper documentation, follow up, coding and billing. Includes an introduction to the incorporation of post mastectomy electronic medical records software.
6:00 - 10:00 Baseball Game. You must have a ticket to attend-free to registrants
Saturday, July 13th
7:00 - 8:00 Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
8:00 - 9:00 Session 4
Prosthetic - Zita Upchurch, Changes in the audit for 2013
Orthotic - Allard - New Concepts in stability and balance. This course focuses on outcomes
Pedorthics- Dr. Zen-Ladd Fowler, Real world Medicare updates and results on theVarious audits
Mastectomy, Rhonda Turner, Fit the Surgery! Advanced Post Mastectomy Fit Theory
It is always the hope that diagnosis, amputation surgery, healing and after care present in a smooth continuous care plan. This presentation is an examination of the basic theory of evaluation and fit of post mastectomy items. Examining complex post mastectomy fitting considerations including significant scaring, allergic reactions, radical surgery and how to document these issues. Case Studies.
9:00 - 10:00 Exhibit Hall - prize drawings
10:00 - 10:30 Travel to Alabama State
10:30 - 11:00 Association Meeting at Alabama State - Buskey Hall
11:00 - 12:00 Ethics Session at Alabama State Greg Everett of Gilpin/Givhan
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch and tour of Alabama State O & P School
1:30 - 2:30 Legal Session at Alabama State, Jim Lawson, ABC
July 11-13, 2013
APOA Annual Meeting
Montgomery Renaissance Hotel