This seminar will attend to the special challenges inherent in making splints for pediatric populations. Fabrication, particularly strapping, will be highlighted to facilitate parental and patient adherence to wearing schedules.
Please note: This course is also offered in a series of recordings titled "Series: Applying Splinting Concepts Across Practice Areas, course #1887 which is offered for AOTA/0.3 and NBCOT/3.75.
This course is part of the “Hand and Upper Extremity Review Series.”
Course created on February 17, 2014
- Define common issues in splinting children with upper extremity diagnoses.
- Identify strapping techniques that facilitate adherence.
- Differentiate function versus protection in splint design for children.
|5-15 Minutes||Children who need splints|
|15-35 Minutes||Common issues and solutions in pediatric splinting|
|35-55 Minutes||Function versus protection|
Rebecca Neiduski, Ph.D., OTR/L, CHT
Rebecca Neiduski received her PhD in Educational Foundations at Saint Louis University and an MS in Occupational Therapy from Washington University. She is the Department Chair and Program Director for the Occupational Therapy Program at Concordia University in Wisconsin and continues her practice as a certified hand therapist. Dr. von der Heyde is a yearly volunteer with the Guatemala Healing Hands Foundation.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
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