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Prosthetics Education & Support

Prosthetic training for better patient outcomes

Össur Academy APAC has designed quality learning opportunities where medical professionals can network and enhance their prosthetic knowledge. Our goal is to improve the outcomes of our prosthetic users by offering educational programs, hands-on product training, and certification opportunities tailored for prosthetists. These courses are designed to enhance practical experience of aligning and fitting Össur products to optimize clinical outcomes. Certification courses may be required before a product order can be processed.

If you are interested in product certifications and socket trainings at Össur Academy APAC, please explore our offerings below, contact your Össur Sales Representative, or contact Customer Service today. Submitting a request does not guarantee or confirm the scheduling of a course.

Prosthetic Product Certifications

Transtibial and Transfemoral Solutions

Clinicians require knowledge of multiple possible interventions and techniques in order to accurately match the correct components for their patients. This hands-on training course presents product knowledge, measuring and casting techniques, how to fabricate and align a check socket, and fitting tips for Transtibial and Transfemoral systems. It will also introduce Össur’s Modular Socket System and Mechanical Knee systems.

Duration: This is a five day course and is available twice in 2017: June 26th-30th and December 11th-15th. Registration deadlines are May 26th and November 10th, respectively.

Transfemoral Solutions

Clinicians require knowledge of multiple possible interventions and techniques in order to accurately match the correct components for their patients. This hands-on training course presents product knowledge, measuring and casting techniques, how to fabricate and align a check socket, and fitting tips for Transfemoral Seal-In systems. It will also introduce Össur’s Mechanical Knee systems.

Duration: This is a three day course and is available twice in 2017: March 29th-31st and October 11th-13th. Registration deadlines are February 24th and September 8th, respectively.

Unity® Elevated Vacuum System Certification

Elevated Vacuum Technology is proven to have significant advantages compared to conventional socket suspension systems. Össur is proud to present you the only elevated vacuum system that offers the comfort and freedom of no sleeves. During this hands-on training course, practitioners will learn about the clinical advantages of the system, practice how to cast, modify, and fabricate a check socket, and how to execute a proper definitive socket.

Duration: This is a two day course and is available by request only.

Rheo Knee® 3 and Rheo Knee XC Certification

The RHEO KNEE 3 is now weatherproof and compatible with iOS. The RHEO KNEE XC allows for enhanced functionalities, such as step-over-step stair ascent, jogging, and bicycle riding. This hands-on training course presents how to properly fit, align, and adjust these bionic microprocessor knees. Additional training on the programming software, component options, and foot choice will be provided.

Duration: This is a one day course and is available by request only.

Icecast® and Modular Socket System Certification

The MSS socket may now be used with locking, seal-in, and Unity fittings. This hands-on training course presents the modular socket system, materials, tools, pressure casting advantages, direct lamination and socket fitting, in an effort to ensure the best fit for patients.

Duration: This is a one day course and is available by request only.