Continuing Education

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CONTINUED EDUCATION

Adult & Pediatric Symposiums

Speaking Engagements

For information on having a Westcoast Practitioner speak at your event, course, or in-service, please contact us to further coordinate.

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In-Service Training

WCBL is committed to raising the standards of orthotic & prosthetic care in the Tampa Bay Area through education and community partnerships.

We provide continuing education opportunities (CEUs) for nurses, occupational/physical therapists, nurse case managers, physicians, and other allied health professionals. Our North Tampa corporate office can accommodate large groups and our on-site fabrication laboratory gives participants a rare first-hand look into the process of creating, designing and fine-tuning custom-fitted orthoses and prostheses.

Below is a list of current courses we offer, for further information or to request a specific course, please contact us.

Prosthetic Courses

  • Advances in Myoelectric Upper Extremity Prostheses (1 hour)
  • Advancements in Prosthetics Technology for the Lower Limb
  • Lower Extremity Prosthetic Overview (1 hour)
  • Lower Extremity Prostheses: Basic & Intermediate Overview Course (2 hours)
  • Prosthetic Management of the Upper Extremity Amputee (1 hour)
  • Prosthetic Overview (1-2 hours)
  • Interface Socket Design & Gait Deviations (2 hours)
  • Silicone Restoration, high realism prostheses (1 hour)
  • Upper Extremity Prosthetic Overview (1-2 hours)

Orthotic Courses

  • Cranial Remolding Orthoses (1-2 hours)
  • Halo Overview (Approximately 1 hour)
  • Orthotic & Prosthetic Overview (Available as a 1- or 2-hour course, however, the 2-hour course is recommended)
  • Orthotic Overview (1 hour)
  • Orthotic Management (2 hours)
  • Pediatric Orthotic Management (1-2 hours)