This course offers a closer look at the benefits and inherent risks associated with the application of dynamic splinting in conjunction with specific population groups. Specific methods and applications are discussed for use with clients who present with long-term dynamic splinting needs.
Please note: This course is also offered in a series of recordings titled "Dynamic Splinting Series: Splinting for Elbow and Wrist Function" course 4057, which is offered for 4 CEUs.
Course created on March 16, 2021
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/1.0; AL/1.0; AR/1.0; AZ/1.0; CA/1.0; CO/1.0; CT/1.0; DC/1.0; DE/1.0; FL/1.0; GA/1.0; HI/1.0; IA/1.0; IACET/0.1; ID/1.0; IL/1.0; IN/1.0; KS/1.0; MA/1.0; ME/1.0; MI/1.0; MO/1.0; MS/1.0; MT/1.0; NC/1.0; ND/1.0; NE/1.0; NH/1.0; NY/1.0; OK/1.0; OR/1.0; PA/1.0; RI/1.0; SC/1.0; SD/1.0; TN/1.0; TX/1.0; UT/1.0; VA/1.0; VT/1.0; WA/1.0; WI/1.0; WY/1.0
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the need for dynamic splinting methods in the rehabilitation of acute neurological and orthopedic populations.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify specific methods to be incorporated in the fabrication of long-term dynamic splint application for clients who present with traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy and other special populations.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify prefabricated splinting options that may be incorporated with a client who presents with long term needs.
|0-5 Minutes||Course Introduction|
|5-20 Minutes||Splinting and orthotics for use in short term rehab of clients with neurological diagnoses|
|20-35 Minutes||Splinting and orthotics for use in short term rehab of clients with and orthopedic diagnoses|
|35-45 Minutes||Other population groups to consider candidates for dynamic splinting: Stroke/CVA, Cerebral palsy, Traumatic brain injury, etc.|
|45-55 Minutes||Multi-functional off the shelf options for dynamic splinting methods designed to progress with the client’s recovery and/or long term needs.|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q and A|
OTD OTR/L, ATP, SMS
Dr. Kirsten Davin is a veteran Occupational Therapist of nearly 20 years, with extensive experience in a variety of practice settings including inpatient rehabilitation, acute care, intensive care, and the Central Illinois Regional Burn Center. Since initially obtaining her bachelor’s in occupational therapy in 2001, followed by her post-professional OT Doctorate (OTD) in 2007, Kirsten has served not only as a clinician but also in the role of a clinical consultant specializing in product design and development. Kirsten has fabricated hundreds of splints within her acute care and clinical consulting career, many of which were custom fabricated and individually designed on a case-by-case basis. Her splinting experience ranges from a standard safe position and resting hand splints to highly intricate dynamic splints for the hand, wrist, lower extremities, and cervical spine, incorporating all varieties of materials and splinting medium.
For more than a decade, she has been best known for her live, national speaking tours, which to date have reached over 20,000 therapists in 46 states. She has conducted thousands of educational events on the topics of seating/positioning, assistive technology, work-life balance, acute care/ICU rehabilitation, splint fabrication, orthotic application, and more. Dr. Davin is an engaging speaker who strives to make learning fun.
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