ALTERNATIVES TO CARBON FIBER
We are offering our "Alternatives to Carbon Fiber" course for no charge at this time. The "Alternatives to Carbon Fiber" course is worth 2.5 continuing education credits from the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics, Inc. You must be certified by ABC, get an 80% or better on the test questions and you will receive 2.5(S) Category I credits. (This course is for certified; Orthotists, Orthotic Assistants, Orthotic Technicians, Prosthetists, Prosthetic Assistants, Prosthetic Technicians, Pedorthists).
"Alternatives to Carbon Fiber" originally sought after for more flexible and tougher laminations, it also became clear this was a material that reduces the skin irritation of carbon fiber and reduces the health risks associated with breathing carbon fiber dust. In this extensive course we will cover the history of prosthetic and orthotic manufacturing, the materials used , the alternatives now available, and the how to of laminating AFOs, and more flexible and comfortable prosthetic sockets. This course is broken up into a number of chapters, and can be done at your own pace by starting and stopping as you need to without losing your place. We hope you will find the information useful to you and your practice and patients.
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