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Course # 1795
Splinting 202: Pediatric Splinting

Monday, February 17, 2014 at 1:30 pm EST

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Course Abstract

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.
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Course Learning Outcomes

  • 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.

Time-ordered Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Children who need splints
15-35 Minutes Common issues and solutions in pediatric splinting
35-55 Minutes Function versus protection
55-60 Minutes Questions

Average Rating

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Review by: Lindsay on February 18, 2014
Clearly presented information. Good mix of research and background with use of frames of reference.
Review by: Patricia on February 17, 2014
I feel that I learned a lot about the particular special affects of pediatric splinting
Review by: Julia on February 17, 2014
Quality and quanity of information with documentation and research to back up presentation

Course Information

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Course Presenter

rebecca l von der heyde

Rebecca L. von der Heyde, Ph.D., OTR/L, CHT

Rebecca von der Heyde 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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