Successful Static Splinting: Foundations, Part 1

Course: #4768Level: Introductory1 Hour 463 Reviews
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Following a brief overview of the history of splint fabrication and the advances in the splinting and orthotics arena, an anatomical review of hand structures and landmarks will be performed. Types of splints as well as the variety in thermoplastic materials and characteristics will be presented in preparation for additional courses within this series. This course is Part 1 of a 4-part series on static splinting.

This course is also part of our Hand Therapy Review Series. This content would fall under the "Upper Extremity Fundamentals" topic area for the CHT examination.

Course created on July 7, 2020

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-707885; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Rehabilitation

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the history of splinting, including two (2) factors that contributed to the advancement of splinting techniques.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list five (5) anatomical landmarks used in fabricating upper extremity splints, one or more issues related to inaccurate use of that landmark, and any additional contributing factors.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify three (3) characteristics of splinting materials and state how these characteristics may be utilized in the decision-making process as related to the splint fabrication process.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes History of Splinting
10-25 Minutes Anatomical Review of the Hand
25-40 Minutes Splint Types/Classifications
40-55 Minutes Variety in Splint Materials
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q & A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Kirsten Davin was paid an honorarium by OccupationalTherapy.com for this presentation. Nonfinancial: Kirsten Davin has no non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Occupational Therapy Association

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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), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.


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National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

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