Ottobock UK have a team of field based staff who are dedicated to managing the Ottobock product training needs of our UK customers. Known as ‘Academy Clinicians,’ these highly skilled individuals are experts within the prosthetics and orthotics industry. Rigorous training of our staff and on our own products ensures our customers receive the very best, most advanced training on what can be very complex products.
What does the training include?
The academy team offer training on our entire product portfolio, this includes prosthetics and orthotics for both the upper limb and lower limb. Our academy clinicians can explain the technical features of each product, as well as detail the specialist materials used in the production of each device.
In addition to this, we also provide training on clinical assessment techniques when measuring the progress of patients using our products. Our academy team training is not just restricted to prosthetists and orthotists; in fact, it is extended out to the full multi-disciplinary team, including consultants, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and also to technicians involved in the manufacture and repair of prostheses/orthosis.
Our academy team are dedicated to training others on the Ottobock product line, but also provide further support to clinicians on a reactive basis. Mentoring clinicians until they are comfortable to fit our products independently is a large part of the support we routinely offer our customers.
Where can I get the training?
Training can be provided on a one to one basis at the clinicians’ hospital in conjunction with their patient, or alternatively, we also run regular regional group seminars where clinicians can attend a whole range of training courses to advance their knowledge and develop their skillset. Ottobock recognise that clinical time with patients is valuable, and in response to this, we offer a number of online training courses in an E-Learning format. This allows clinicians the freedom and flexibility to train in their own time and space.
In our knowledge base, you’ll find digital learning content such as elearnings, microlearnings, videos or recorded live sessions.
Prosthetic Academy certification courses
All training certifications can be carried out on request, click the link below to discover our range of certification courses and register your interest. We have a very experienced Academy team providing the training looking forward to hear from you.