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We serve to foster the ultimate goal of full restoration of normal human function for our beneficiaries with extremity trauma and amputation. This goal will take decades to achieve. Until then, DoD will strive to achieve:

Individualized, optimized functional outcomes that are driven by patient goals and supported through a whole person transdisciplinary healthcare team approach.

Patient and Caregiver Information

Access to Care

Facility  Number 
Walter Reed Amputation Care Coordinator 1-301-400-1482 or 1-301-295-8958
Naval Medical Center San Diego Patient Administration 1-619-532-8318
San Antonio Military Medical Center Patient Administration 1-210-916-2733

Medical Provider Information

Best Practices

DoD/VA Clinical Practice Guidelines

LUKE Arm Clinical Guidance

Provider Education & Training

All education is on MilSuite (CAC authentication required). Search for "EACE Provider Education."

Presentations

Grand Rounds

Federal Advanced Amputation Skills Training (FAAST)

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Amputation Care ECHO

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2017 VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline: Rehabilitation of Individuals with Lower Limb Amputation

Presentation
1/9/2018

This presentation discusses the clinical practice guidelines for the rehabilitation of individuals with lower limb amputation.

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DoD Amputation Care Network - ECHO

Presentation
1/9/2018

At the conclusion of this series, the participants will be able to: apply information on clinical guidelines, best practices, new clinical developments; use and maintain clinical competencies previously acquire; and engage with clinicians involved in amputation care to foster a knowledge sharing network both during and outside the Amputation Care ECHO ...

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Within Reach: The Rehabilitation Journey After Upper Limb Amputation

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1/3/2018

This guide was written specifically for Veterans and active duty military personnel receiving care through the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense Healthcare Systems, but the information gathered includes experiences of civilian amputees as well. The hope is that this content can benefit anyone living with upper limb amputation as well as caregivers and clinical providers.

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Amputation Care ECHO Facilitation Scorecard

Form/Template
11/22/2017

Use this form to score the facilitator.

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Amputation Care ECHO Registration Information

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11/22/2017

The Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) requires all accredited providers to submit the total number of physician and non-physician attendees. In this regard, ALL attendees in a CME activity, regardless of discipline, must be registered. When the course is completed, attendees must return to this website and complete an ...

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Amputation Care ECHO Fact Sheet

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11/20/2017

Amputation Care ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) is a hub and spoke educational telementoring model that links expert specialist teams at a ‘hub’ with clinicians at other locations – the ‘spokes’ of the model. Together, they participate in monthly ECHO sessions to learn new material and discuss patient care.

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Amputation Care Equipment Requirements

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9/8/2017

This fact sheet describes equipment needs for amputees based on level and number of amputations.

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Osseointegration

Fact Sheet
4/25/2017

This fact sheet provides information on osseointegration (OI) and the use of this procedure for the direct skeletal attachment of prosthetic limbs in Military Health System (MHS) beneficiaries with amputations.

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Medical miracle: BAMC surgeons perform groundbreaking arm replant

Article
2/15/2017
Christopher Ebner (left to right), occupational therapist at the Center for the Intrepid, Kelsey Ward and Army Lt. Col. (Dr.) Joseph Alderete, chief of surgical oncology and CFI medical director, pose for a photo at the CFI. Ward's arm was severed when a guardrail pierced the passenger-side window of her SUV in a car wreck on April 20, 2016. Brooke Army Medical Center surgeons performed their first above-the-elbow arm replant on the 22-year-old trauma patient. (U.S. Army photo by Lori Newman)

Brooke Army Medical Center surgeons performed their first above-the-elbow arm replant on a 22-year-old trauma patient last year and almost 10 months later the patient is thriving

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The LUKE Arm: Fulfilling a Promise to Wounded Warriors

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12/29/2016
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The holiday season is bringing high-tech offerings for U.S. war veterans this year in the form of sophisticated bionic arms developed under the direction of DARPA's Revolutionizing Prosthetics program.

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Traversing obstacles at the new terrain park

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11/1/2016
The new terrain park outside of the Military Advanced Training Center at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center provides another means for Walter Reed Bethesda physical therapists to simulate uneven terrain for their amputee patients without having to go to specific destinations to do so. (DoD photo by Mark Oswell)

Physical therapists use the new terrain park to simulate uneven terrain for their amputee patients

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