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Amputee Rehabilitation Focus Group
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This NEW focus group of the Academy of Acute Care Physical Therapy allows interested members to network and collaborate concerning best practices and developing practice of physical therapists in Amputee Rehabilitation. This focus group membership is free and open to all members of the Academy of Acute Care Physical Therapy. Please be sure to update your membership preferences after signing into the site (see upper right to sign in) to let us know your interest in the Amputee Rehabilitation Focus Group so we can keep you informed. If you are not a member of the Academy of Acute Care Physical Therapy, join now! 

Current Initiatives

The Amputee Rehabilitation focus group is currently working on: 

Please join the Amputee Rehabilitation focus group and sign up for the listserv to get into contact with members working to potentially form an official Special Interest Group, network with other therapists in this practice setting, and help developing the focus group's projects, goals and directions.

Future Education & Plans

The Amputee Rehabilitation focus group wants to know what information, education, and collaboration members are interested in. Please use the Amputee Rehabilitation listserv to share what you need to deliver the highest quality, evidence based care to your patients in intensive and critical care units.

Aims of Amputee Rehabilitation Focus Group

The Amputee Rehabilitation was established in November 2015.

The group has four declared aims:

  1. To maintain and continue to develop a standardized system of information collection and analysis for amputee patients, with a particular emphasis on the acute stage of amputation care.

  2. To evaluate current physical therapy practice concerning the management of amputees and to disseminate the results.

  3. To encourage evidence-based practice by promoting research and guideline development in the field of amputee rehabilitation including the treatment of peripheral arterial disease and other related pathologies.

  4. To act as a forum for discussion, debate and education contributing to the continued professional development of its members.

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