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BaylorExton, PA (Corporate)- Brian Kaluf, BSE, CP, Clinical Outcome and Research Director with Ability Prosthetics and Orthotics, Inc recently provided education to students on the integration of outcome measures into routine clinical practice during a trip to the recent Academy Meeting and Scientific Symposium in New Orleans, LA.

Brian was invited to provide a lecture to students at Baylor College of Medicine’s Masters of Science in Orthotics and Prosthetics program. The students receive a comprehensive education on the clinical principals and practices of orthotics and prosthetics, including clinical research methods, through their curriculum at Baylor. Brian was able to better prepare them for applying what they learn about clinical outcome measures to their future every day clinical practices.

AAOPLater at the Academy Meeting and Scientific Symposium, Brian served as a panelist during an organized session and presented on the outcome measure protocol adopted by Ability Prosthetics and Orthotics for evaluating the rehabilitation impact of upper limb prosthetics. The presentation was well received by an interested audience of several hundred O&P professionals. The entire organized session was tape recorded and will be made available for continuing education on the Online Learning Center at the Academy’s homepage (www.oandp.org).

These opportunities, in addition to Ability’s library of state approved CEU courses for PT’s, highlight Ability’s ongoing mission to educate and create awareness by giving back to the organizations that will improve the future for orthotics and prosthetics.

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