Ottobock Academy UK

Academy Training Programme

Continuing education is the key to success in a rapidly evolving technology market. Our Ottobock Academy can provide you with the education, practical information, support and the quality you expect. With our UK Training Programme, we are happy to assist you in realising your individual career goals. The UK Training Programme offers a wide range of sessions that are practically-oriented and based on our expertise in products and services in the prosthetic field.

All training is available on request, and if you have any further questions or feedback regarding Ottobock’s UK Training Programme, please let us know; we will be happy to support you.

To register your interest and discuss your future training requirements please complete the form below.

Current training certification courses

Microprocessor Knees

Microprocessor Knees

Microprocessor Knees

Kenevo certification

Kenevo provides lower mobility patients with the utmost safety and security they need throughout everyday life. The world's first fitting solution designed specifically for less active amputees, this one-day course takes clinicians through the fitting and adjustment process of Kenevo.

Microprocessor Knees

C-Leg 4 certification

C-Leg is synonymous with innovation in lower limb prosthetics. Now in its fourth incarnation, C-Leg 4 is still redefining industry standards. Taking place over one-day, this course offers functionality and adjustment training on the C-Leg 4 knee joint, with practical patient fittings demonstrated.

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Microprocessor Knees

Genium certification

Genium represents a new generation of microprocessor-controlled knee joints. In this one-day seminar, you will receive detailed information and gain practical experience with the Genium System.

Microprocessor Knees

MPK refresher (C-Leg 4, Genium + Kenevo)

The microprocessor knee refresher course is a one-day session ideal for clinicians already certified, who may not have had recent exposure to the Ottobock MPK range. During this course, participants will be provided with an overview of C-Leg 4, Genium and Kenevo and assists Prosthetists in refamiliarising themselves with fitting each product.

*In order to take part in this course, clinicians must be already certified in C-Leg, Genium and Kenevo

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Microprocessor Feet

Microprocessor Feet

Microprocessor Feet

Meridium certification

Understand the functionality and features of Meridium ankle in a one-day certification session. The course will provide participants with invaluable fitting, alignment and training information for both microprocessor feet, helping Prosthetists determine which foot is most appropriate for their patients.

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Microprocessor Feet

Empower certification

The only prosthesis on the market to offer powered-propulsion, the Empower Ankle is a revolutionary design within the prosthetics industry. This one-day certification course provides attending Prosthetists with a complete overview of the ankle's functionality, features and benefits.

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Lower limb prosthetics

Lower limb prosthetics

Lower limb prosthetics

Helix Hip certification

The Helix Hip joint system offers amputees (MOBIS 2-3), maximum safety and comfort for their daily activities. Clinicians have the option of participating in a one or two day certification course. In the one-day course, Prosthetists learn the fitting procedures of the hip, with hands on patient experience. Over two days, as well as fitting and patient experience, clinicians will also learn full Ottobock hip casting techniques.

*Clinicians must be C-Leg certified in order to partake in this course

Lower limb prosthetics

Harmony certification

The Harmony System offers improved prosthetic suspension, stabilises the residual limb volume and improves blood circulation and proprioception. In this one and a half day course, clinicians will learn the function and application of the Harmony System by performing Ottobock's specialised plaster cast technique as well as have hands on patient fitting experience.

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Upper limb prosthetics

Upper limb prosthetics

Upper limb prosthetics

MyoBock - Below Elbow (TR) certification

In the below elbow certification, clinicians will undertake practical based learning about the detailed components and different control elements of Ottobock hands and wrists (MyoBoy, electrodes, terminal devices etc.). This course is completed over one-day and is a prerequisite for the Above Elbow certifications.

Upper limb prosthetics

MyoBock - Above Elbow (TH) certification

In this one-day session, clinicians will practically learn about above elbow and myoelectric fittings. The course will detail the different components, control elements, fitting and adjustments associated with Ottobock Above Elbow products. There will also be a brief overview of the content covered in the Below Elbow certification.

*Clinician's must be MyoBock Below Elbow certified before partaking in this course

Upper limb prosthetics

MyoBock - DynamicArm certification

The DynamicArm is a motor driven elbow joint with electronically controlled, infinitely variable vario transmission. In this one-day session, clinicians will practically learn the functions, programming and construction of the DynamicArm.

*Clinicians must have successfully completed the Above Elbow certification course in order to partake in the DynamicArm certification

Upper limb prosthetics

Michelangelo & Axon-Bus System certification

The Axon-Bus System in combination with the Michelangelo Hand represents a milestone in product development for upper limb prosthetics. In this one-day session, clinicians will receive detailed information and gain practical training with the Michelangelo Hand, Axon-Bus System, Axon Wrist, Axon Hook and AxonArm Ergo.

*Clinicians will need to be MyoBock Above and Below Elbow certified in order to partake in this course

Upper limb prosthetics

bebionic certification

The bebionic is the most lifelike prosthetic hand, the multi-articulating hand transforms lives and abilities of amputees around the world. In this one-day session, clinicians will learn detailed information and gain practical training of the functions and programming of the bebionic hand.

Upper limb prosthetics

Myo Plus certification

The Myo Plus pattern recognition system is designed for trans-radial amputees, using artificial intelligence and innate EMG signals from the user it adapts to their individual movement patterns. In this certification course, clinicians will receive a complete overview of the Myo Plus system including the app enabling them to teach and train patients to use Myo Plus effectively.

Myo Plus
Upper limb prosthetics

Body Powered TR + TH

Only high quality fittings can ease the daily routine for upper limb amputees. In this two-day session, clinicians will practically learn about the manufacturing of below and above elbow prostheses with harness. Clinicians will cover information from plaster cast techniques to adjusting the harness and component techniques.

Upper limb prosthetics

Myolino (paediatric myoelectric prosthesis) certification

Fittings for children demand ultimate functionality. A choice of various control options are available for the Electric Hand 2000 in order to provide individualisation that can benefit children. In this one-day session, clinicians will receive detailed information and gain practical training with the components and programming system, MyoLinoSoft.

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Upper limb prosthetics

MyoBock manufacturing and troubleshooting certification

During this 2-3 day course, technicians and clinicians will have hands on training on the construction of a upper limb prosthesis. Including techniques of vacuum forming, alignment transfer, lamination techniques and assembly of a myoelectric prosthesis. Furthermore preventative maintenance and troubleshooting will ensure users have optimal success from their prosthesis.

Materials

Materials

Materials

Thermoplastics and laminating course

Ideal for technicians and clinicians, this one-day course provides participants an overview of Ottobock's extensive range of high quality materials.

Therapy

Therapy

Therapy

C-Leg 4 + Genium Physiotherapist certification

The C-Leg 4 and Genium physiotherapist certification course, provides physiotherapists with a complete overview of the functionality of each knee. Participants will learn a variety of training exercises, exhibiting how the features of the knees can benefit amputees. This one-day course provides hands-on training experience outside of clinic and allows physiotherapists to ensure their patients use their MPK to the fullest potential.

Therapy

Kenevo ABC Physiotherapist certification

The Kenevo ABC physiotherapist certification course gives physiotherapists the skills and knowledge to adjust the settings on the Kenevo prosthesis. This allows the knee to be optimised to the patients current level of mobility. This one-day course provides hands-on training experience and allows physiotherapists to ensure their patients use their MPK to the fullest potential.

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All training certifications can be carried out on request, to register your interest and discuss your future training requirements please complete the form below. We have a very experienced Academy team providing the training looking forward to hear from you.

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