The Amputee: More Than A Loss of A Limb

Physical & Rehabilitative Conference Flyer-01

Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine Conference – Barbados

The Amputee Patient – More Than A Loss of a Limb

Saturday, 4 November 2017, 8.30AM-4.00PM

Location: 3W’s Pavilion, UWI, St. Michael

Objective: To educate the practitioner on the holistic aspect of amputations and amputee care

Guest Speakers:

Dr. Heikke Uustal

Medical Director, Prosthetic/Orthotic Team, JFK Johnson Rehab Institute
Wound Care Physician, St. Peter’s University Hospital Wound Care Center
Associate Clinical Professor, Rutgers – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School


Faculty from the Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Department, Quinnipiac University, CT, USA


Brent White, Physiotherapist/ Prosthetist, New Life Brace and Limb, Texas


Time Topic Speaker
8.30-9.00 Current Situation: – Why Amputation? Understanding the Barbados Mr. Selwyn Ferdinand, Surgeon
9.00 – 9.40 Options for upper and lower extremities Dr. Heikke Uustal, Physiatrist
9.40-10.20 Rehabilitation – A Team Approach: The Role of the Amputee Clinic – A Local Perspective Dr. Harley Moseley, Physiatrist
10.20-10.45 Break  
10.45-11.15 Living with an amputation: Tyrone Greene & Maxine Phillips
11.15- 11.55 Upper Limb Considerations TBA
11.55-12.45 Phantom Limb Pain Dr. Heikke Uustal, Physiatrist
12.45-1.45 Lunch  
1.45-2.25 Physiotherapy for Lower Limb Amputations Brent White Physiotherapist/ Prosthetist
2.25-3.05 Camp No Limits: Multidisciplinary Support for Children with Limb Differences & Their Families OT & PT Dept, Quinnipiac University, Connecticut
3.05-4.00 Exploring options for an IPOP (Immediate Post-Operative Prosthesis) Programme in Barbados Multidisciplinary Team

Dr. Anthony Harris; Dr. Harley Moseley, Dr. Heikke Uustal, Brent White, Paula Jordan

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: