This collection of simulation videos depicts various clinical techniques in the areas of Amputee Care.

  • Click any screenshot to watch the video on Youtube
  • Several supporting Clinical Guidelines are available in the Supporting Documents at the bottom of this page
  • Each video comes with a Facilitator's Guide that can assist trainers using these videos
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Casting a Rigid Removable Dressing

  • This scenario depicts the Physiotherapist and Vascular Nurse fitting a rigid removable dressing to a patient who is a recent below knee amputee.
  • A facilitator's guide is available for this video

Amputee Care - Initial Prosthetic Fitting

  • This scenario outlines an initial consultation between a recent below knee amputee and Prosthetist regarding fitting of a prosthetic limb.
  • A facilitator's guide is available for this video

Donning and Doffing a Prosthesis

  • This video demonstrates correct technique for donning and doffing of a prosthetic limb in an ongoing consultation between the patient and her prosthetist.
  • A facilitator's guide is available for this video

Ongoing Prosthetic Considerations

  • This scenario examines the ongoing considerations in prosthetics and componentry for an active client when transitioning to a more definitive prosthesis.
  • A facilitator's guide is available for this video

Ongoing Prosthetic and Componentry Considerations

  • This scenario examines the ongoing considerations in prosthetics and componentry for an active client when transitioning to a more definitive prosthesis.
  • A facilitator's guide is available for this video

Podiatry Care of the Contralateral Limb

  • This scenario depicts the ongoing Podiatry care and management of the contralateral limb, in a patient who is a below knee amputee.
  • A facilitator's guide is available for this video

Pressure Injury prevention and slideboard transfers

  • This scenario depicts the assessment and patient education in the early stages following amputation. It demonstrates considerations in pressure injury prevention and correct slideboard transfer technique.
  • A facilitator's guide is available for this video

Introductory MDT meeting

  • This scenario illustrates the multidisciplinary team review of a new amputee, and discussion and planning of his ongoing care toward fitting of an initial prosthesis.
  • A facilitator's guide is available for this video

 

 

State Rehabilitation Service - Amputee: Up From Floor Transfer Techniques

Produced by the State Rehabilitation Service and SMHS Medical Illustrations, this video demonstrates techniques patients can use when transfering to and from the floor.

Amputee Floor Lift - Video screenshot 

Supporting Documents

  

Evidence Based Clinical Guidelines for the Physiotherapy Management of Adults with Lower Limb Prostheses (BACPAR)
Clinical guidelines for the pre and post operative physiotherapy management of adults with lower limb amputation (BACPAR)


Quick Reference Guide - Evidence Based Clinical Guidelines for the Physiotherapy Management of Adults with Lower Limb Prostheses (BACPAR)