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Professional Clinicial Services

The Professional Clinical Services (PCS) Team is here, ready to help you. Contact us for education, fitting support, a product trial or service.

Email us at us.education@ottobock.com

Call us in the US: 800 328 4058 or in Canada: 800 665 3327 and ask for PCS suport


Experts OnDemand - Upcoming Events

Thank you for your interest in Ottobock's educational resources. In light of social distancing recommendations related to Coronavirus, we have decided to cancel all in-person courses until further notice. Our online courses are a great way to keep up with your CEUs and our product offerings. Please continue to take advantage of these resources. We will commence in-person education as soon as possible and will notify you when we are able to reschedule canceled courses.

These courses are part of our Experts OnDemand series. This is for informational purposes, and is not a qualification course.

 

Additional courses coming in the future. Continue to check this space for more information.


Experts OnDemand - Recorded Events

Below are our three most recent event recordings. Go to our Experts OnDemand Library to see many more.

Getting the Perfect Fit: Custom Liners and Custom 4U scanning


 

Learning Objectives

  1. State two differences between urethane and silicone liners
  2. Describe the casting process for an Ottobock custom liner
  3. Explain why a patient might benefit from a custom liner, given specific patient details in a case scenario.

Credits: Approved for 1.25 (s) ABC CEUs

ABC will grant Category I CEUs to Certified Prosthetists and Orthotists, Prosthetic and Orthotic Assistants, and Prosthetic and Orthotic Technicians. Category II CEUs will be granted to those not identified.

Quiz: Click Here

 

One-Year Interim Results from the C-Brace Registry


 

Learning Objectives

  1. Name two outcomes measures used in the C Brace registry
  2. State two ways in which outcome measures have shown improvements in C Brace users
  3. Have a better understanding of the clinical benefits to C Brace users

Credits: Approved for 1.25 (s) ABC CEUs

ABC will grant Category I CEUs to Certified Orthotists, Orthotic Assistants, and Orthotic Technicians. Category II CEUs will be granted to those not identified.

Quiz: Click Here

 

Troubleshooting Orthotic Challenges Using Innovative Conventional Solutions


 

Learning Objectives

  1. Provide basic knowledge of conventional joint bar systems and how they can be fabricated to achieve optimal results.
  2. Determine what unique needs a patient may have and how to best apply conventional joints to those needs.
  3. Course participants will gain knowledge of what options are available to provide better outcomes using better fabrication techniques and updated conventional joint systems.

Credits: Approved for 1.25 (s) ABC CEUs

ABC will grant Category I CEUs to Certified Orthotists, Orthotic Assistants, and Orthotic Technicians. Category II CEUs will be granted to those not identified.

Quiz: Click Here

 

Learn more about Experts OnDemand


Online Training 

In an effort to support our customers and clinicians during the COVID-19 outbreak, we will be waiving the $15 fee for online training CEUs until further notice.

Where indicated below, ABC will award Category I CEUs for those with certifications in the relevant topic (i.e. certified prosthetists, prosthetic assistants, and technicians will receive Category I CEUs for completing a prosthetics course). Please note: It is ABC policy that you can receive CEU credit for online courses once per calendar year and twice in a 5-year cycle. 

Learn more about Online Training


Technical Bulletins

Technical Bulletins are designed to quickly and easily provide tips, tricks and insight regarding Ottobock products and services, while our collection of product video guides aim to guide you through the essentials of product function or fitting. 

Learn more about technical bulletins


Meet the team - Professional Clinical Services (PCS) Staff

Ottobock’s Professional and Clinical Services department has the largest and most experienced staff in the industry. Whether you’re a practitioner, a technician, or someone who uses our products, we’re here to provide the best possible information, accessibility and support. 

Learn more about PCS Staff