This distance learning course provides an introduction to Cascade Dafo and an overview of the philosophy behind dynamic lower extremity bracing for pediatric patients. The course also discussed Cascade Dafo's prefabricated Fast Fit orthotic solutions and examines which common pediatric gait deviations can be addressed with Fast Fit products.
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Course created on November 21, 2014
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DE/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- The participant will be able to describe the origins of dynamic lower extremity orthoses and list the differenced between DAFO's and traditional rigid AFO's.
- The participant will be able to list three benefits of choosing dynamic orthoses for pediatric patients.
- The participant will be able to describe the advantages of the clinical team approach to patient care.
- The participant will be able to describe which gait deviations can be addressed through the use of prefabricated Fast Fit orthoses and why they can be especially useful for early intervention.
- The participant will be able to recommend size, order and optimize prefabricated Fast Fit orthoses to best meet specific patient needs.
|0-10 Minutes||How bracing can help|
|10-20 Minutes||History of dynamic bracing|
|20-25 Minutes||Why use Cascade Dafo|
|25-30 Minutes||The clinical team approach|
|30-40 Minutes||Fast Fit Orthoses overview and advantages|
|40-50 Minutes||Who can use Fast Fit and why|
|50-90 Minutes||Patient case studies|
|90-120 Minutes||Sizing, ordering and fitting Fast Fit|
Loretta Sheldon, COA, CFO
Loretta Sheldon is the Director of Business Development and Educational Resourced for Cascade Dafo, Inc., developing technical and educational resourced to assist customers and patients. Loretta is an ABC Certified Orthotic Assistant and Certified Fitter of Orthoses. She has authored numerous published articles about pedicatirc lower extremity bracing.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented by Loretta Sheldon and Cascade Dafo in partnership with PhysicalTherapy.com
Content Disclosure: This learning event will focus on dynamic lower extremity bracing, in particular Cascade Dafo's Fast Fit Orthosis.
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