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Advanced Clinical Applications of iFES Therapy Systems Course - Hosted by: Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center in Downey, CA


Product Description

This is a 2-day course with didactic and practical application learning opportunities. All participants are required to sign in & out each day and pass an assessment test of the knowledge gained during the course in order to receive completion certification. Class size is limited to maintain optimal learning/teaching opportunities during practical sessions at a 5 to 1 participant/instructor ratio.  Course content will cover the following:

  • iFES Systems review
  • Fundamentals of Electrical Stimulation and the physiological effects
  • Physiological muscle recruitment vs. electrical evoked muscle recruitment
  • Power, METs, & functional outcomes
  • Xcite: Activity based self-application of electrical stimulation understanding application of stimulation
  • RTILink Operations
  • iFES System Therapy defaults & clinical rationale for modifications
  • iFES System session graph, progress graph analysis
  • iFES Therapy Systems research review
  • Hands- on clinical applications of 3 iFES Systems (RT300, RT200, Xcite) with patient volunteers

Course objectives

  • At the conclusion of the course, the participant will be able to:
  • Demonstrate proficiency in physiological evoked muscle response vs. external electrical stimulation evoked muscle response, optimizing stimulation parameters based upon patient-specific presentation to maximize patient energy expenditure.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in clinical application of FES integrated systems (RT300, RT200, Xcite)  across a variety of neurological patient presentations and diagnoses to optimize rehabilitative outcomes.

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