Course Descriptions

Earn Continuing Education Credits from WillowWood

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Education Courses at WillowWood

OMEGA® Training, 2017

Upon purchase of an OMEGA System, practitioners are eligible for this comprehensive 2-day course.

Day 1 begins with an orientation to the software, followed by an introduction to scanning techniques and software tool usage.

Day 2 includes hands-on practice in capturing and modifying prosthetic and orthotic shapes, followed by socket fitting. Participants will also learn how to create reports, templates, and customized modification plans to suit their clinical needs.
2017 Credits: 13.75 ABC/16.75 BOC

WillowWood® One System Training

Attendees at this two-day WillowWood Education Center seminar will learn how to fit patients with the WillowWood One System, an elevated vacuum system that improves socket fit, function, and comfort through advances in liner technology and seal design. Course topics include patient selection, component function, shape capture, vacuum parameter adjustment, and troubleshooting. Attendees will receive hands-on experience with patient models in critical aspects of the fitting process such as evaluating the diagnostic socket and customizing the sealing components to apply vacuum over as much of the limb as possible. Participants will also learn how to use the LimbLogic Communicator to optimize their use of the system.  Certification is required in order to purchase and fit the WillowWood One System.
2017 Credits: 11 ABC/13.25 BOC

Webinars by WillowWood

All webinars are scheduled on Eastern time and conducted in English.

WillowWood® One System Webinar
Participants in this live, online, instructor-led training session (via WebEx) will receive an overview of the key aspects of fitting transfemoral patients with the WillowWood One System, an elevated vacuum system that improves socket fit, function, and comfort through advances in liner technology and seal design. Course topics include patient selection, component function, socket design, shape-capture methods, and system fitting. Duration = 2 hours.
Certification is required in order to purchase and fit the WillowWood One System.
2017 Credits: 2.5 ABC/2.5 BOC

Webinars Available by Request

Several webinars are offered by request. Please review the available course topics and then complete a request form to schedule the desired webinar.

LimbLogic Webinar
Participants in this live, online, instructor-led training session (via WebEx) will receive an overview of the LimbLogic elevated vacuum system. Topics include shape capture, socket fitting, vacuum parameter adjustment, and field diagnostics. Attendees will also learn how to use the LimbLogic Communicator to help diagnose problems and provide usage data.
Duration = 2 hours.
2017 Credits: 2.5 ABC/2.5 BOC

Alpha Liner Webinar
This one-hour webinar provides an overview of the various options available in the Alpha Liner product family. Participants will learn the characteristics and applications of the various types of interface materials and profiles, and will learn about the concept of “retrofitting,” where one type of liner is swapped for another to achieve a specific clinical goal without having to replace the socket.
Duration = 1.5 hours
2017 Credits: 2.0 ABC/2.0 BOC

OMEGA®: The Foundation
This webinar will familiarize attendees with the navigation and use of the OMEGA software. Participants will learn how to create new patient shape files and will be introduced to the concept of “stacks,” which are the sets of steps to be completed for the Capture, Design, or Fabrication of the model. Completion of this course is a prerequisite for participating in any of the other OMEGA webinars.
Duration: 2 hours.
2017 Credits: 2.5 ABC/2.5 BOC

OMEGA®: Transtibial
Prerequisite: completion of OMEGA: Foundation
After a review of OMEGA system navigation, attendees will learn how to create new transtibial patient shape files and how to design modification plans based on socket types and tool usage. This course also focuses on creating customized templates and personalizing the OMEGA software to the user.
Duration: 1.5 hours
2017 Credits: 2.0 ABC/2.0 BOC

OMEGA®: Transfemoral
Prerequisite: completion of OMEGA: Foundation
After a review of OMEGA system navigation, attendees will learn how to create new transfemoral patient shape files and how to design modification plans based on socket types and tool usage. This course also focuses on creating customized templates and personalizing the OMEGA software to the user.
Duration: 1.5 hours
2017 Credits: 2.0 ABC/2.0 BOC

OMEGA®: Cranial
Prerequisite: completion of OMEGA: Foundation
After a review of OMEGA system navigation, attendees will learn how to create new cranial patient shape files, and will become familiar with OMEGA’s measurement options, reporting, and landmark requirements. This course also focuses on creating customized templates and personalizing the OMEGA software to the user.
Duration: 1.5 hours
2017 Credits: 2.0 ABC/2.0 BOC

OMEGA®: AFO
Prerequisite: completion of OMEGA Foundation
After a review of OMEGA system navigation, attendees will learn how to create new AFO patient shape files, how to align scans, and how to design modification plans. This course also focuses on creating customized templates and personalizing the OMEGA software to the user.
Duration: 1.5 hours
2017 Credits: 2.0 ABC/2.0 BOC

Please note: OMEGA webinars are live, online, instructor-led training sessions (via WebEx) that are designed for those who have purchased an OMEGA System but are unable to attend the 2-Day OMEGA Training course at our Education Center. OMEGA webinars do not include scanner training or socket fittings.

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