Orthotics: Creative Static Splinting Made Simple
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||CA 40-H70 7 hours Advanced
||FL/AL live OT #20-315459
*University & multi-center Licensure available upon request; all courses single user only
*8.75 NBCOT® PDUs
*One of a kind, informative, up close and personal fantastic splinting course. MUST HAVE!
*Watch on your idevices, smart phones, tablets and MORE
Domain of OT, Occupational Therapy Process
Deborah A. Schwartz OTD, OTR/L, CHT
This is a mixed level learning up to intermediate and advanced level splinting workshop featuring immobilization splints (static) for the upper extremity. Course splinting material and instructor graciously supplied by Orfit America. The instructional format includes a didactic lecture to include PowerPointŪ presentation on the principles of immobilization, up close and personal splint examples, followed by detailed splint fabrications, splint critique and allotted follow along lab time for participants to fabricate splints. Participants will also become familiar with MARKETPLACE splints to compliment their customized splints. Participants manual (over 125 pages in FULL COLOR) will include splint patterns, photos, FAQ, and occupation based principles relating to immobilization splinting. Participants will be introduced to the knowledge requirements of splint fabrication, including upper extremity anatomy, stages of wound healing, and the characteristics of a variety of different splinting materials. Participant's will gain knowledge in making clinical decisions regarding the use of appropriate materials for immobilization splints with their clients and how splinting is used in the occupation based approach. Participants will have the opportunity to watch and fabricate immobilization splints for the elbow, wrist, forearm, thumb, and fingers. Mixed level learning course - Instructional Methods include PowerPoint presentation, lecture, and video to enhance understanding. Upon successful completion of the examination (80%) your certificate will be sent via email.
Identify the indications, precautions and contraindications for the use of immobilization splinting with your clients.
Recognize the mechanical principles involved in fabrication of low temperature thermoplastic immobilization splints for the upper extremity.
Identify the hand anatomy and how orthotics will improve altered pathology
Determine how orthotics will be used to modify the biomechanical principles of muscle function
Identify the properties and characteristics of various splinting materials.
Identify the anatomical knowledge base required to fabricate immobilization splints.
Review orthotic interventions and how they will influence postoperative care of the upper extremity
Visualize tissue healing as it related to orthotic application to facilitate healing
Delineate the necessary steps required to fabricate and fit immobilization splints to the upper extremity.
Identify and critique a variety of splinting materials for different purposes.
Recognize how to design, fabricatate, apply, fit and train in orthotic devices used to enhance occupational performance.
Recognize various marketplace splints to compliment clinical practice
Gain knowledge of tips and tricks for the fabrication of mobilization splinting.
Adjunctive DVDs available for some courses for an additional fee. Call 727-560-5552 for details
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Over 125 pages FULL COLOR manual
The BEST way to learn splinting - now you can watch, rewind and replay - NEVER miss a step again!
Tips and tricks you won't learn at your average splitning course!
9 splints fabricated for up close & personal learning
Elbow flexion splint
Circumferential wrist splint
Long oppones splint
Short oppones splint
Resting hand splint
Wrist cock-up splint
Circumferential finger splint
Mallet finger splint
Overview of marketplace splints
|This was a great course for beginning to intermediate therapist! Great review!
|Great book! Very helpful and informative.