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Clinical Guidelines for Upper Extremity Amputation Rehabilitation

Course Code: NL0215A

Author(s): Department of Veterans Affairs - Department of Defense

Hours: 12

Pre-Approved for: ACM, CA BRN, CCM, CDMS, CE Broker Provider, CLCP, CNLCP, CRC, CRRN, CVE, CVRP, Delaware BON, GA-SBWC, RNs, VRA-Canada


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Article #1: Clinical Guideline Summary Upper Extremity Amputation Rehab (click to view)

1. Background

2. Long-Term Goals of Upper Extremity Amputation Rehabilitation Care

3. Algorithm

4. Evidence Review

5. Evidence Assessment

6. Recommendations


7. Core Modules
  • Core 1: The Care Team Approach
  • Core 2: Comprehensive Interdisciplinary Assessments
  • Core 3: Patient-Centered Care

    • Patient-centered rehabilitation plan
    • Discharge plan
    • Rehabilitation Interventions
    • Pain management
    • Patient education
    • Peer support

8. Phases of Rehabilitation Care

  • Perioperative Phase
  • Pre-prosthetic Phase
    • Prosthesis options
    • Prosthesis prescription
  • Prosthetic Training Phase
    • Prosthesis education
    • Prosthetic training
  • Lifelong Care Phase

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