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IC48 – Rehab Engineers + 3D Printing + Electronics = Personalized

Program ID : IC48.2017
Webinar Length of Time: 1.25 Hour

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Ben Salatin, MS
US Dept. of Veterans Affairs (Albuquerque)
Albuquerque, NM
United States

Ben Salatin is a clinical rehabilitation engineer at the Albuquerque, MN VA Hospital where he helps Veterans find the right combination of assistive technology for their needs. Ben introduced 3D printing as a way to collaboratively design and build custom assistive technology while at McGuire VA Medical Center. His role in the rehabilitation team involves the integration of technologies and development of new assistive technology for Veterans with diagnoses including SCI, ALS and MS.

Brian Burkhardt, MS, ATP 
US Dept. of Veterans Affairs (Richmond)
Richmond, VA
United States

Note: Faculty for this activity have been required to disclose all relationships with any proprietary entity producing health care goods or services, with the exemption of nonprofit or government organizations and non-healthcare related companies.

* No conflicts have been disclosed


This session provides an overview of a clinical rehabilitation engineer’s role within VA rehabilitation clinics, a basic understanding of the process used to create 3D printed devices and custom electronics, and clinical examples of these technologies.  Accessing these technologies in your community will be covered.  Participants will get hands-on with the clinical examples discussed, try out various 3D modeling software, a 3D scanner, simple electronic programing software and see a 3D printer in action.

Learning Objectives

Upon viewing this webinar, participants will be able to:


CEU Registration and Cost

0.125 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be awarded to individuals for viewing 1.25 hours of instruction.
The cost for the webinar is $59.00

Instructions to Obtain CEUs

go to the RSTCE web site at: www.rstce.org

    1. Enter user name and password or create new profile
    2. Select Webinars
    3. Select the webinar: IC48 – Rehab Engineers + 3D Printing + Electronics = Personalized
    4. Complete your registration

A payment confirmation will be sent via e-mail.
(Allow 10 minutes for the database to process payment and send a confirmation e-mail).

After viewing the webinar

    1. log back into database and Select Post Tests and Evaluation for: IC48 – Rehab Engineers + 3D Printing + Electronics = Personalized
    2. Select and complete Post Tests and Evaluations

You will receive your CEU Certificate via e-mailed as a PDF file (Please allow 10 minutes for the database to process your certificate and send it to your e-mail)

The University of Pittsburgh, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences awards Continuing Education Units to individuals who enroll in certain educational activities. The CEU is designated to give recognition to individuals who continue their education in order to keep up-to-date in their profession. (One CEU is equivalent to 10 hours of participation in an organized continuing education activity). Each person should claim only those hours of credit that he or she actually spent in the educational activity.
The University of Pittsburgh is certifying the educational contact hours of this program and by doing so is in no way endorsing any specific content, company, or product. The information presented in this program may represent only a sample of appropriate interventions.

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Updated | 05.24.2017