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You're a busy professional and we understand! We provide online courses to help you stay up to date on Ottobock products and the best techniques and practices.

The materials listed below are available for you to watch at your convenience, and can be revisited at any time.

Need credits? Take a course's exam after viewing the training to demonstrate your proficiency, and you will receive further instructions; while the training is free, there is a $15.00 processing fee to receive credits.

Please note: Per ABC policy, you may only receive credit once for the same distance learning course. This is not once per five-year cycle. As long as the course content and quiz have not changed, duplicate credits will also not be awarded during subsequent MCE cycles.

If you have questions, please contact the Ottobock Education Team at uslmseducation@ottobock.com or call 800 328 4058 and ask to speak with an Education Coordinator.

Mobility courses

Clinical Aspects of Custom Contoured Seating 0.3 RESNA and AOTA CEUs Info and CEUs
Ottobock Shape System (OBSS) 0.1 RESNA and AOTA CEUs Info and CEUs

Orthotics courses

C-Brace Refresher None Course info
Conventional Locked KAFOs and Dynamic Response AFOs 0.75 ABC CEUs Info and CEUs
E-MAG Active 0.75 ABC CEUs Info and CEUs
L.A.S.A.R. Posture 0.75 ABC CEUs Info and CEUs
Overview of Gait 0.75 ABC CEUs Info and CEUs
Range of Motion None Course info
Stance Control Orthoses 0.75 ABC CEUs Info and CEUs

Prosthetics - Upper Limb courses

DynamicArm 2.5 ABC CEUs
Info and CEUs
Michelangelo® with AxonBus Prosthetic System 2.75 ABC CEUs Info and CEUs
MyoBock 4.25 ABC CEUs Info and CEUs
Prosthetist's Assistant for Upper Limb Architecture (PAULA) 4.0 ABC CEUs Info and CEUs

Prosthetics - Lower Limb courses

C-Leg® 4 0.75 ABC CEUs Info and CEUs
C-Leg® 2.5 ABC CEUs  Info and CEUs
Environmentally Managed Socket (EMS) System 0.75 ABC CEUs Info and CEUs
Genium and X3 Microprocessor Knees 2.0 ABC CEUs Info and CEUs
Harmony Vacuum Management System 3.0 ABC CEUs Info and CEUs
Helix3D Hip Joint 0.75 ABC CEUs Info and CEUs
Intro to Compact Microprocessor Knee 2.0 ABC CEUs Info and CEUs
Kenevo Microprocessor Knee 0.75 ABC CEUs Info and CEUs
Meridium Online Training 0.75 ABC CEUs Info and CEUs
Ottobock CAD Software Application 3.75 ABC CEUs Info and CEUs
Prosthetic Feet and Knees Interaction 2.0 ABC CEUs Info and CEUs
Socket Technologies, Winning Combinations 1.5 ABC CEUs Info and CEUs
Triton® Smart Ankle 0.5 ABC CEUs Info and CEUs



 



 


Course Details


Clinical Aspects of Custom Contoured Seating Online Training

Course: http://academy.ottobockus.com/videos/ClinicalDecisionMakingCCS/player.html
Quiz: http://ottobock.articulate-online.com/2619311115 

Details:

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Credits: 0.3 RESNA and AOTA CEUs
  • Target Audience: Suppliers (ATPs, RTSs), Clinicians (Ots, PTs, COTAs, PTAs), Reimbursement personnel
  • Training Objectives: After successfully completing this training, you will understand:
    • Demonstrate an understanding of seated posture by identifying a statement describing “good” seated posture.
    • List 2 internal factors and 2 external factors which influence a person’s wheelchair seated posture.
    • Recognize four common ‘red flags’ which indicate that custom contoured seating may not be appropriate for a client.
    • Describe the difference between body measures and equipment measures.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the key components of a ‘shape capture plan’.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the primary purpose and outcome of the mat exam component of the clinical seating assessment.

Ottobock Shape System® (OBSS) Online Training

Course: http://academy.ottobockus.com/videos/obss/player.html
Quiz: http://ottobock.articulate-online.com/2619396062  

Details:

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Credits: 0.1 RESNA and AOTA CEUs
  • Target Audience: This is intended to serve as an entry level education experience for new users of OBSS, or as a refresher for existing users of the Ottobock Shape System.
  • Training Objectives: After successfully completing this training, you will understand:
    • Perform necessary steps to install the software and correctly connect the Patriot unit to your computer.
    • Choose the correct molding bag for your client.
    • Demonstrate the ability to create a new patient file with digitized image within the software.
    • Successfully demonstrate how to “frame the mold” before digitizing to ensure the creation of the narrowest cushions possible during digitizing.
    • Effectively create a compliant digitized file.

C-Brace Refresher

Course: http://academy.ottobockus.com/videos/c-brace_refresher/player.html  

Details:

  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Credits: n/a
  • Target Audience: This training is designed for COs or Orthotic Fitters.
  • Training Objectives: After successfully completing this training, you will understand:
    • Review techniques necessary for independent casting of the C-Brace
    • Review techniques necessary for the independent fitting and alignment of the C-Brace Test Orthosis.
    • Review C-Soft and C-Soft settings to independently set the C-Brace for safe and functional ambulation on varied terrains.

Conventional Locked KAFOs and Dynamic Response AFOs Online Training

Course: http://academy.ottobockus.com/videos/aom/conventional_kafo/player.html
Quiz: http://ottobock.articulate-online.com/2619304854

Details:

  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Credits: 0.75 ABC CEUs
  • Target Audience: This training is designed for COs or Orthotic Fitters.
  • Training Objectives: After successfully completing this training, you will understand:
    • When to select conventional locked KAFOs over Stance Control KAFOs.
    • Lamination as a material for KAFO construction. Why it is superior to thermoplastic construction and how the patient achieves a better outcome.
    • Unilateral Joint Systems and patient selection.
    • E-MAG Control Joint and patient selection.
    • Necessity of safe knee function and data that illustrates falls by locked KAFO users, the cause of the falls, the effects of the falls, and why the E-MAG Control addresses the causes of falls.
    • Dynamic Response AFO (Carbon Ankle Seven). Why this changes the standard orthotic treatment modality for patients without plantarflexors. Discusses gait lab data gathered on gait deviations present in patients without plantarflexors and how Dynamic Response AFOs address these deviations.

E-Mag Active Online Training

Course: http://academy.ottobockus.com/videos/aom/e-mag/player.html
Quiz: http://ottobock.articulate-online.com/2619302744

Details:

  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Credits: 0.75 ABC CEUs
  • Target Audience: This training is designed for COs.
  • Training Objectives: After successfully completing this training, you will understand:
    • Understand the differentiation of SCOs and their function.
    • Be able to do patient assessments to ensure they are a favorable candidate for SCO technology.
    • Understand proper casting procedure to ensure good foundation for orthosis design.
    • Be able to complete a fitting and setup to ensure favorable outcomes.
    • Be able to troubleshoot when less than optimal results present themselves.

LASAR Posture Online Training

Course: http://academy.ottobockus.com/videos/aom/laser_posture/player.html
Quiz: http://ottobock.articulate-online.com/2619387085

Details:

  • Duration: 35 minutes
  • Credits: 0.75 ABC CEUs
  • Target Audience: This training is designed for COs or CPs.
  • Training Objectives: After successfully completing this training, you will understand:
    • Quiet standing balance and how objective measurement of patient positioning can affect patient fatigue and subsequent injury potential.
    • Basic working knowledge of constituent parts of the LASAR Posture.
    • Objective joint alignment measurement, the underlying scientific principles thereof, and how they affect safe knee function.
    • How to use the LASAR Posture to objectively record static quiet standing balance.
    • How to use static balance alignment adjustments to affect dynamic stability in the patient and their orthosis.
    • How to use LASAR Posture to objectively measure adjustments made to an orthosis and the increased security and outcome the adjustments provided the patient.
    • How to use evaluation techniques (manual muscle tests, joint mobility and limb alignment) to design an orthosis for a patient.

Overview of Gait Online Training

Course: http://academy.ottobockus.com/videos/aom/gait/player.html
Quiz: http://ottobock.articulate-online.com/2619379230

Details:

  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Credits: 0.75 ABC CEUs
  • Target Audience: This training is designed for COs.
  • Training Objectives: After successfully completing this training, you will understand:
    • The stance and swing phases of gait.
    • The 8 periods of gait according to Perry.
    • Ground reaction forces (external forces) and muscle forces (internal forces).
    • Overview of what events are occurring within each period of gait in the sagittal plane.
    • Explanation of 3 foot rockers.
    • The contributors to an efficient gait pattern.
    • The different types of muscle contractions.

Range of Motion Online Training

Course: http://academy.ottobockus.com/videos/aom/range_of_motion/player.html
Quiz: http://ottobock.articulate-online.com/2619349851

Details:

  • Duration: 15 minutes
  • Credits: n/a
  • Target Audience: This is designed for COs.
  • Training Objectives: After successfully completing this training, you will understand:
    • Spatial orientation within the human body.
    • Terms used to describe spatial orientation and biomechanical movement
    • What biomechanical movements can occur and which plane can they occur in.
    • Manual muscle strength and what factors can incorrectly influence a proper evaluation.
    • The difference between the amount of range of motion that normal for passive and what range of motion is needed for a patient to be functional.
    • What influences lower extremity orthotic design.
    • Trim line and component selection for flaccid paralysis based upon manual muscle strength results.

Stance Control Orthoses Online Training

Course: http://academy.ottobockus.com/videos/aom/stance/player.html
Quiz: http://ottobock.articulate-online.com/2619326913

Details:

  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Credits: 0.75 ABC CEUs
  • Target Audience: This training is designed for the CO or Orthotic Fitter.
  • Training Objectives: After successfully completing this training, you will understand:
    • Different types of stance control orthoses (SCOs).
    • The appropriate clinical presentation for SCOs.
    • Technical considerations for each SCO type.
    • The distinct differences in clutch design.
    • The decision making process for choosing SCO over conventional technology.
    • Advantages and limitations to each SCO device.
    • Resources available for ensuring successful outcomes.

DynamicArm Online Training

Pre-requisite Training: The MyoBock training course is a pre-requisite for the DynamicArm training course. Information on the MyoBock Online Training can be found below.
Course: http://academy.ottobockus.com/videos/dynamicarm/player.html
Quiz: http://ottobock.articulate-online.com/2619355405

Details:

  • Duration: 107 minutes
  • Credits: 2.5 ABC CEUs
  • Target Audience: This course is designed for CPs who have ample upper limb myoelectric fitting experience and are interested in fitting a transhumeral or shoulder disarticulation level amputee with a myoelectric elbow.
  • Training Objectives: After successfully completing this training, you will be able to:
    • Understand the features, technical data and construction of the DynamicArm
    • Identify input device options and their applications for the DynamicArm
    • Know how to assemble, align and wire the DynamicArm in preparation for trial fitting
    • Successfully navigate Elbowsoft, perform the calibration procedure and perform patient specific settings
    • Understand control and switching options and all adjustments in the Customizing tab that enable you to optimize the DynamicArm program settings.
    • Understand power management and feedback signals and instruct the patient how to manage the power supply and identify the acoustic feedback.

Michelangelo® with Axon-Bus® Prosthetic System Online Training

Pre-requisite Training:

  • Completion of MyoBock Course, either in-person or online, within the past 3 years. The MyoBock Online Training can be found below.
  • Purchase of a Michelangelo® hand which will include the AxonSoft programming software
  • Complete the therapy training for the Axon-Bus Prosthetic System with Michelangelo Hand which serves as a guide for the therapist to set up and conduct the training program with the end user.

Course: http://academy.ottobockus.com/presentations/michelangelo/presentation.html
Quiz:
http://ottobock.articulate-online.com/2619324490

Details:

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Credits: 2.75 ABC CEUs
  • Target Audience: This online training is intended for practitioners who wish to build on their upper limb myoelectric fitting experience using the newest technology, the Michelangelo® hand. This course is for practioners using AxonSoft 2.0 for programming of the Michelangelo Hand with APS system. Please call our team at any point during the fitting process. We are available to provide assistance by phone, webinar, FaceTime or for any questions you may have.
  • Training Objectives: After successfully completing this training, you will be able to:
    • Understand the features, technical data and construction of the Michelangelo ®hand with AxonBus Prosthetic system (APS)
    • Know how to assemble, align and wire the components of the APS in preparation for trial fitting
    • Identify hand modes and user benefits, input device options and their applications to the APS
    • Successfully navigate Axonsoft 2.0 and perform patient specific settings
    • Understand control and switching options and all adjustments in the Customizing tab that enable you to optimize the Michelangelo® program settings.
    • Understand power management and feedback signals and instruct the patient how to manage the power supply and identify the acoustic feedback.
    • Understand how to utilize the AxonArm Ergo for transhumeral and higher level fittings
    • Understand the content of the Michelangelo® training DVD and share this resource with the patient and therapist

MyoBock Online Training

Course: http://academy.ottobockus.com/videos/myo/player.html
Quiz: http://ottobock.articulate-online.com/2619386911

Details:

  • Duration: 3-4 hours
  • Credits: 4.25 ABC CEUs
  • Target Audience: This self-paced course is designed for CPs with or without experience fitting upper limb prosthetic devices. It may be used to obtain primary information about myoelectric control or as a source for review.
  • Training Objectives: After successfully completing this training, you will understand:
    • Understand basic myoelectric principles such as physiology of EMG, signal detection and amplification, and evaluation philosophy
    • Understand clinical criteria for application of different myoelectric technologies, ie digital vs. proportional control systems
    • Understand how to select and modify various programming options within components to optimize patient function
    • Understand various componentry options and their application to differing patient presentations

PAULA Online Training

Course: http://academy.ottobockus.com/videos/PAULA/player.html
Quiz: http://ottobock.articulate-online.com/2619388874

Details:

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Credits: 4 ABC CEUs
  • Target Audience: This self-paced course is designed for CPs and OTs or other medical professionals engaged in the evaluation and training of patients for myoelectric upperlimb prostheses.
  • Training Objectives: After successfully completing this training, you will understand:
    • Utilize PAULA software and MyoBoy hardware to assess a patient’s ability to control a myoelectric prosthesis
    • Assess EMG signals
    • Assess and simulate patient’s ability to operate specific control schemes and programs
    • Train a patient to improve signal strength, endurance, separation, and coordination
    • Create and maintain a database of patient information
    • Create documentation of patient progress and performance
    • Learn how to design and create a transradial socket utilizing digital photography and TR Design CAD/CAM software

C-Leg® 4 Online Training

Course: http://academy.ottobockus.com/presentations/c-leg4/presentation.html
Quiz: http://ottobock.articulate-online.com/2619374689

Details:

  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Credits: 0.75 ABC CEUs
  • Target Audience: This training is designed for CPs.
  • Training Objectives: After successfully completing this training, you will be able to:
    • Describe the functions and benefits of the C-Leg 4
    • Operate the adjustment software and align the C-Leg 4 to patient needs
    • Instruct the patient regarding functions, feedback signals, and safety modes
    • Identify additional / optional components available for the C-Leg 4

C-Leg® Online Training

Course: http://academy.ottobockus.com/presentations/c-leg/presentation.html
Quiz: http://ottobock.articulate-online.com/2619314140

Details:

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Credits: 2.5 ABC CEUs
  • Target Audience: This training is designed for CPs.
  • Training Objectives: After successfully completing this training, you will understand:
    • Understand normal human locomotion and how the Microprocessor Knee operates in each phase of the gait cycle
    • Explain how the Microprocessor Knee functions
    • Describe and identify the appropriate candidate to use a Microprocessor Knee
    • Explain the basic Microprocessor Knee settings and their functions
    • Identify and order the correct parts needed for the Microprocessor Knee System
    • Understand how to provide the necessary follow up with the patient to maintain the Microprocessor Knee
    • Understand the service and warranty concepts used in the Microprocessor Knee System
    • Understand proper Microprocessor Knee Alignment
    • Understand the advanced Microprocessor Knee settings
    • Understand proper knee programming and how to utilize the additional modes
    • Understand proper patient training techniques

EMS Socket System Online Training

Course: https://youtu.be/5iSI4oDpa2A
Quiz: http://ottobock.articulate-online.com/2619323814

Details:

  • Duration: 37 minutes
  • Credits: 0.75 ABC CEUs
  • Target Audience: This training is designed for ABC certified practitioners with Harmony vacuum fitting experience.
  • Training Objectives: After successfully completing this training, you will understand:
    • Understand changes of below knee anatomic shape during normal ROM and how to capture this during the 3-stage vacuum casting.
    • Understand which anatomical markings are important for the EMS fabrication and how to transfer this to the fiberglass cast sent in to Ottobock.
    • Explain the basic functions of the EMS Vacuum Socket System.
    • Recognize and troubleshoot problem areas.
    • Provide the necessary follow up with the patient

Genium and X3 Microprocessor Knee Online Training

Pre-requisite Training: Completion of a C-Leg (3) or C-Leg 4 Training, either online or in-person. If you need to complete this pre-requisite, you may do so online.
Course:
http://academy.ottobockus.com/presentations/geniumx3/presentation.html
Quiz: http://ottobock.articulate-online.com/2619365880

Details:


Harmony Vacuum Management System Online Training

Course: http://academy.ottobockus.com/videos/harmony/player.html
Quiz: http://ottobock.articulate-online.com/2619383988

Details:

  • Duration: 2 Hours
  • Credits: 3 ABC CEUs 
  • Target Audience: This course is designed for CPs. 
  • Training Objectives: After successfully completing this training, you will understand:
    • Gain understanding and knowledge of the total Harmony System and how it incorporates sub-atmospheric socket technology with an intent to provide amputees with a comfortable, secure and reliable prosthetic system.

Helix 3D Hip Online Training

Course: http://academy.ottobockus.com/presentations/helix/presentation.html
Quiz: http://ottobock.articulate-online.com/2619369556

Details:

  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Credits: 0.75 ABC CEUs
  • Target Audience:  This training is designed for ABC certified practitioners with ample hip disarticulation fitting experience. 
  • Training Objectives: After successfully completing this training, you will be able to:
    • Differentiate between the functions provided by the Helix Hip Joint versus traditional hip joint mechanisms.
    • Explain the alignment protocols for bench, static and dynamic alignment for the Helix Hip Joint System.
    • Organize the necessary steps needed to combine the C-leg and Helix.
    • Perform the appropriate adjustments to the Helix Hip Joint System for successful fitting.

Intro to the Compact Online Training

Course: http://academy.ottobockus.com/presentations/compact/presentation.html
Quiz: http://ottobock.articulate-online.com/2619321783

Details:

  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Credits: 2 ABC CEUs
  • Target Audience: This online training is designed for CPs who are currently trained in C-Leg.
  • Training Objectives: After successfully completing this training, you will be able to:
    • Understand the differences between the Compact and the C-leg.
    • Explain the basic functions of the Compact.
    • Assemble the Compact System.
    • Program the Compact for various gait patterns.
    • Instruct the patient on proper care of the Compact.
    • Recognize and trouble shoot problem areas.
    • Provide the necessary follow up with the patient to maintain the Compact.

Kenevo Online Training


Pre-requisite Training: The pre-requisite training to the Kenevo Online Training is completion of a C-Leg (3) or C-Leg 4 Training, either online or in-person.  If you need to complete this pre-requisite, you may do so online from this page.
Course:
http://academy.ottobockus.com/presentations/kenevo/presentation.html
Quiz: http://ottobock.articulate-online.com/2619300115

Details:

  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Credits: 0.75 ABC CEUs
  • Target Audience: This online training is designed for CPs who are currently trained in C-Leg.
  • Training Objectives: The course will review the Kenevo’s basic functions, activity modes, component selections, alignment & adjustment. Practitioners will learn information on our service and warranty process as well as training for the patient.

Meridium Online Training

Course: http://academy.ottobockus.com/presentations/meridium/presentation.html
Quiz: http://ottobock.articulate-online.com/2619358436

Details:

  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Credits: 0.75 ABC CEUs
  • Target Audience: This training is designed for CPs.
  • Training Objectives: After successfully completing this training, you will understand:
    • Differentiate between the features and benefits provided by the Meridium vs. ESER elastic foot modules
    • Describe the alignment procedures
    • Identify the critical steps in programming the foot using M-Soft
    • Perform the appropriate adjustments for a successful fitting.
    • Instruct the patient on the basic training steps necessary for successful ambulation
    • Identify the resources available from Ottobock to assist in reimbursement

Ottobock CAD Software Application Online Training

Course: http://academy.ottobockus.com/videos/tttf_design/index.html
Quiz: http://ottobock.articulate-online.com/2619374298

Details:

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Credits: 3.75 ABC CEUs
  • Target Audience: This course is designed for the CP, CO, Technician, or Assistant.
  • Training Objectives: In successfully completing this training, you will:
    • Learn how to install the software and navigate it to create TT and TF custom made sockets through this CAD CAM Technology.
    • Learn how to measure for TF socket, use a digital camera to capture TT patient reference date and enter this data in a usable format for the software to interpret.
    • Learn how to communicate this information via e-mail to Ottobock for fabrication

Prosthetic Feet and Knees Interaction Online Training

Course: http://academy.ottobockus.com/foot_and_knee_interaction/player.html
Quiz: http://ottobock.articulate-online.com/2619316219

Details:

  • Duration: 75 minutes
  • Credits: 2 ABC CEUs
  • Target Audience: This online training is designed for CPs.
  • Training Objectives: After successfully completing this training, you will:
    • Understand normal human locomotion and especially focus on the knee and foot function.
    • Understand the various properties and characteristics that prosthetic knees and feet can posses.
    • Understand principles of Transfemoral and Transtibial alignment.
    • Develop a decision making process for choosing the proper prosthetic knees and feet for many different patients.
    • Understand how various design considerations, such as hydraulics, pneumatics; friction, alignment and ground reaction forces affect the performance of prosthetic knees.
    • Understand how the various materials, especially composite materials, affect the performance of prosthetic feet.
    • Understand the interaction of the prosthetic foot and prosthetic knee joint for transfemoral amputees.

Socket Technologies, Winning Combinations Online Training

Course: http://wbt-elearning.de.cloud5-vm260.de-nserver.de/fileadmin/lerneinheiten/WiCo/WiCo_EN/
Quiz: http://ottobock.articulate-online.com/2619360703 

Details:

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Credits: 1.5 ABC CEUs
  • Target Audience: This course is designed for CPs and technicians.
  • Training Objectives: After successfully completing this training, you will be understand:
    • What is Socket Technologies?
    • Challenges related to Socket Technologies.
    • Winning Combinations as a System Solution.
    • What is a suspension system?- What suspension systems are there?
    • What is a liner?
    • What liner materials are there?
    • Winning Combinations Transtibial (TT)
    • Winning Combinations Transfemoral (TF)

Triton Smart Ankle Online Training

Course: http://digital-learning.ottobock.com/Content/Internet/PuEx/TSA/020_EN/story.html
Quiz: http://ottobock.articulate-online.com/2619391373

Details:

  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Credits: 0.5 ABC CEUs
  • Target Audience: This training is designed for ABC certified practitioners with Harmony vacuum fitting experience.
  • Training Objectives: After successfully completing this training, you will:
    • Understand how to identify the appropriate candidate to use Triton smart ankle
    • Understand how to install and set up the Galileo™ smartphone app for use with the Triton Smart Ankle
    • Learn how to set initial heel height for Triton smart ankle
    • Learn how to perform bench and manual alignment for Triton smart ankle
    • Learn how to train patients using the Galileo™ smartphone app
    • Learn how to fine-tune the Triton smart ankle using special settings and features like the relief function and ankle lock to address the users specific needs