This 2-part series will address basic information for creating and modifying custom thermoplastic orthotics for the upper extremity. Education learned from this series will be beneficial to those working in all types of settings. Part 2 will review hand based thumb spica and intrinsic plus ulnar gutter orthotics with video demonstrations provided.Editor's note: There is no sound in the videos.
Course created on November 22, 2016
Course Type: Recorded Webinar, Text/Transcript
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/1.0; AL/1.0; AR/1.0; AZ/1.0; CA/1.0; CO/1.0; CT/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; KY/1.0 Category 2; 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 identify the clinical indications for each orthosis.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize how to increase comfort with pattern and fabrication of each orthosis.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain what to watch for when fabricating orthoses.
|5-20 Minutes||Review of clinical indications|
|20-35 Minutes||Demonstration of fabrication - 1|
|35-50 Minutes||Demonstration of fabrication - 2|
|50-55 Minutes||Clinical pearls|
|55-60 Minutes||Q and A; Summary|
MS OTR/L, CHT, CPAM
Vanessa Roberts has been working as an Occupational Therapist in a busy outpatient clinic in Seattle, WA for the past six years. She recently earned her Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) designation in May, 2016. Vanessa has been published in a national magazine for primary care providers and has presented at national conferences on topics ranging from spasticity to program development. Vanessa founded and currently manages a rehabilitative yoga program inside the facility where she works.
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