Education → 1. Intro to Dynamic Bracing

Course 1 | Assessment for DAFOs


Description
Learn valuable techniques for assessing gait and foot and ankle range, and gain insights into the brace selection process directly from experienced practitioners.

Upon completion of this course, you will:
• Know how the biomechanics of foot position affect the entire kinetic chain.
• Learn about Cascade’s approach to brace planning.
• Be able to assess a patient’s range of motion at the foot and ankle to determine their best position of function.
• Know the connection between the assessment of range of motion and gait, brace planning, casting, ordering, and fitting.


CEU information:
This course is approved for 1.5(S) credits by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics, & Pedorthics. Participants must complete the final test with a minimum passing score of 80%. Cascade Dafo will submit names to ABC on a monthly basis.

The coolest thing about this course:
You’ll discover firsthand how it feels to move without a stable base of support. It’s an eye-opening experience!
Content
  • C1 Lesson 1 | The impact of foot and ankle position
  • C1 QUIZ 1 | The impact of foot and ankle position
  • C1 Lesson 2 | The Dafo approach to brace planning
  • C1 QUIZ 2 | The Dafo approach to brace planning
  • C1 Lesson 3 | Assessing range and gait
  • C1 QUIZ 3 | Assessing range and gait
  • C1 | Final test
Completion rules
  • You must complete the units "C1 | Final test"
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever