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Static Splinting Series

Course: #4063Level: Intermediate 4 Hours 724 Reviews
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The static splinting 4-course series consists of an overview of the history of splint fabrication, the advances in the splinting and orthotics arena, and an anatomical review of key structures and landmarks. A detailed demonstration of wrist orthotics is presented as well as radial gutter/thumb spica splints, dorsal and volar wrist cock-ups, functional position with an intrinsic plus modification option, hand-based thumb spica, finger gutter and MP joint blocking splints. The application and use of a spring finger extension splint, oval 8 splints as well as static progressive finger flexion and extension splints are included.Finally, the fabrication of a footplate for external fixator application, the application of lower extremity splints and orthotics as well as splinting considerations for specific diagnoses including burn injury occurs in part 4.

Please note: This course series is comprised of the following individual recordings: #4018, #4020, #4022, and #4024

Course created on April 1, 2021

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Course Type: Recorded Webinar

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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.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list at least two steps involved in the fabrication of hand and wrist splints discussed in this series.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to, via the use of a case study, list at least two client clinical presentations that determine the appropriateness of lower extremity splint/orthotic application, and determine the most effective type of orthotic to implement for all patient populations
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list at least three key components to include in the education of the patient as related to splint and orthotic wear, care, fit, and function


0-60 Minutes Successful Static Splinting: Foundations, Part 1
60-120 Minutes Successful Static Splinting: Forearm Based Splint Fabrication, Part 2
120-180 Minutes Successful Static Splinting: Hand Based Splint Fabrication, Part 3
180-240 Minutes Successful Static Splinting: Fabrication for Specific Diagnoses, Part 4


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

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