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|
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Rebecca Neiduski, Ph.D., OTR/L, CHT
Rebecca Neiduski received her Master’s in Occupational Therapy from Washington University and a PhD in Education from Saint Louis University. She serves as the Occupational Therapy Department Chair at Concordia University Wisconsin. Becky has educated therapists in Guatemala, Romania, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and South Africa, and has contributed to medical missions in Guatemala, Haiti, Nicaragua, and Cambodia. Becky was honored with the ASHT Paul Brand Award of Professional Excellence in 2014 and the ASHT Nathalie Barr Lectureship Award in 2016.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved CE provider #7659 by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This course is offered for 0.1 CEUs (Intermediate level, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama or Florida, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Intermediate level, Pediatrics Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.