New SAE-P: Amputation, Prosthetics and Gait

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January 23, 2019

Introducing the new Amputation, Prosthetics and Gait Self-Assessment Examination for Practitioners (SAE-P). Worth up to 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, this SAE-P includes 35 questions covering 9 open-access articles about this highly-requested topic. Some key learnings include: 

  • Options for the treatment of phantom pain
  • The effect of time and age on amputee quality of life
  • Dressing options for the postoperative management of transtibial amputations
  • Performance-based outcome measures for the upper limb
  • Prognostic differences for functional recovery after major lower limb amputation
  • Gait analysis and interventions to optimize kinematic patterns in pathologic prosthetic gait
  • Pediatric limb differences and amputations
  • Practice guidelines for lower limb amputation rehabilitation

"This activity provides a broad overview of several salient issues related to the care of individuals with amputation.  From concepts related to gait mechanics and pain management, to understanding recent evidence on rehabilitation strategies and management guidelines, there is something relevant for any Physiatrist in this educational offering." - Colby Hansen, MD, FAAPMR

Log in to now to purchase and access this great new resource. Don’t forget to use the complimentary SAE-P coupon included with your membership renewal!

Legislation Introduced to Alleviate Impact of Conversion Factor Cut for 2021

Nov 09, 2020

Last month, two bills were introduced in the House proposing solutions to the estimated 10.6% Physician Fee Schedule conversion factor cut expected to go into effect January 1, 2021.  The bills offer some relief to the cut, but do not reflect a comprehensive or long-term solution.  AAPM&R has therefore chosen to remain neutral regarding these bills. 

Your Academy continues to advocate for a permanent solution to the conversion factor cut while maintaining the important payment increases to office and outpatient evaluation and management services.