Proprietary interest statement
TLSO Continuing Education
This course is designed to teach medical professionals what TLSOs are, how they are made and why they are useful to the patient in terms of treating their condition.
After taking this course, participants should know what a TLSO is, how they are used, the different styles, how they are made and how to apply them to your patients.
This course is 3 hours long. 2 hours and 45 minutes will be used to present the content via lecture, demonstrations and PowerPoints on video and the remaining 15 minutes will be used to complete a quiz to test understanding.
The format of this course is online. The online course consists of video demonstrations and PowerPoints. There is also a graded quiz at the end of the video to test learning.
Dan Rinella graduated from North Western University’s Orthotic program. He owns Rinella Orthotics and Prosthetics. He spent years as the head orthotist at North Western Memorial Hospital and has written over 175 articles for medical professionals. Dan also has another course on AFOs that has been approved by the IPTA for credit.
Sample of Course Evaluation Form
Bibliography is on the last slide of the last video segment.
Dan Rinella has a proprietary interest in the material covered because he owns an orthotic and prosthetic company. His business receives income from the devices discussed in the video. He provides devices that are discussed in the video and will state the importance of the devices. However, Dan will not be trying to advertise his services or products to the participants.