CMSA-Milwaukee November 2016 Chapter Meeting



“The Emergence of Personal Bionics”

Presentation Goal: The BionX Worker’s Compensation Training has been designed to help RNs, Case Managers, Life Care Planners, Social Workers and Adjusters better understand the technology requirements to help a person with an amputation return to work.

Presentation Objectives:
The participant will be able to:
o  The clinical challenges for people with amputations

o  The role and contribution of the Prosthetist in determining the patient needs

o How traditional prostheses function

o  The comparative performance of Personal Bionics

o  Co-morbid conditions that accompany amputation that raise costs and affect the return to work

o  Tuning the BiOM to achieve the normalized gait of a non-amputee

o The Health Utility of the BiOM in reducing costs and improving function

o Codes, coverage criteria and how to identify the appropriate patients

o The material is supported by clinical studies as well as case studies


Aaron K. Jacobsen, CPO

BionX Clinical Prosthetist

Speaker Sponsor:



1.5 CEUs from the Commission for Case Manager Certification provided by BionX

1.5 CEUs applied for from NASW-WI

You must be in attendance for the entire meeting to receive CEUs. CEU certificates will be distributed after the meeting.



There is a fee of $25.00 for non-members to attend this meeting, which can be paid at the time of registration by credit card or by cash or check at the door.**


  • When

  • Thursday, November 3, 2016
    7:15 AM - 9:00 AM

  • Where

  • Village at Manor Park-ENTER AT THE GRAY CANOPY
    8621 W. Beloit Rd.
    West Allis, Wisconsin 53227

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