Successful Static Splinting: Fabrication for Specific Diagnoses, Part 4

Course: #4838Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Live WebinarWed, Aug 19, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT

Types of pre-cut, pre-formed and sheet-based splint fabrication techniques are explored as well as instruction on the fabrication of a foot plate for external fixator application, the application of lower extremity splints and orthotics as well as splinting considerations for specific diagnoses including burn injury. A focus on creative splinting techniques is emphasized.

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.

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Live Webinar

Wed, Aug 19, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT

CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention; CE Broker/1.0 Live, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), Related To Direct Hands-On Patient Care (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-707879; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Rehabilitation

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the benefits of, and possible limitations to, splint application with critically ill patients.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to, via the use of a case study, describe a client’s clinical presentation to determine the appropriateness of lower extremity splint/orthotic application, and determine the most effective type of orthotic to implement.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list three (3) key components to include in the education of the patient as related to splint and orthotic wear, care, fit, and function.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Overview of thermoplastics characteristics applicable to splinting various parts of the anatomy and corresponding diagnoses
15-25 Minutes Splint application to prevent foot drop
25-35 Minutes Splint application to address amputation
35-45 Minutes Splinting in response to burn injury
45-55 Minutes Educating the client on splint wear, care, fit and function.
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

American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# . This course is offered at 0.1 CEUs (Intermediate level, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention Area).


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CE Broker

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, Live, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), Related to Direct Hands-On Patient Care (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

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

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