PP06 - Course Activities

General structure of the course

Each week we will cover between 2 and 5 different topics on a theme.  Each topic will include 2-5 short learning activities for you to complete. For example:

  1. Read pages from a book or manual.
  2. Look at additional videos and resources.
  3. Contribute to the online discussion.

There are also several optional learning activities each week should you wish to further your knowledge once you have completed the required tasks. For example:

  1. Links to openly available resources online.
  2. Post to your social media platforms


Week by Week

Please note: links to the details for each week will be activated on this page at the beginning of each week. At this time, an email will also be sent to all participants directing them to the appropriate page.

Week One - Monday 1st June

  • Pathology
  • Principles of amputation
  • Multidisciplinary management
  • Biomechanics

Go to week one

Week Two - Monday 8th June

  • Pre-op physiotherapy
  • Assessment
  • Complications
  • Pain management

Go to week two

Week Three - Monday 15th June

  • Pre-fitting
  • Equipment

Go to week three

Week Four - Monday 22nd June

  • Prosthetics
  • Gait analysis

Go to week four

Week Five - Monday 29th June

  • Post-fitting
  • Gait training

Go to week five

Week Six - Monday 6th July

  • Discharge management
  • Elective topics

Go to week six

Reading (optional)

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Prosthetic Gait Analysis for Physiotherapists

This is the course textbook from ICRC which will be available to all participants of the course.

Access the book here

Alternatively you might be interested in having your own copy of the book.

Download your own FREE copy here

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Therapy for Amputees

This course textbook has kindly been provided by Elsevier and will be available to all participants of the course for FREE for the duration of the course. Please bear in mind that this book is fairly old so use it critically in addition to all the other resources that we will point you at.

Access the book here

Alternatively you might be interested in having your own copy of the book.

Buy with 20% discount from your local online Elsevier store (not available in all regions)

Buy PDF version for £4.99 direct from Physiopedia