Basics and Beyond ® Orthotic Fabrication
|CONTACT HOURS:||4 Hours|
Domain of OT, OTP,
AL CE Broker 489261 4hrs
FL CE Broker 489261 4hrs
CA Advanced Hand 40-H63 4hrs
For Bundle discounts Click Here! BB Orthotic Fabrication focuses on key areas to improve your clinical knowledge and skills pertaining to orthotic fabrication.
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This course is part of the Basics and Beyond series consisting of 20 chapters. It is exceptional for CHT exam preparation as well as to sharpen your clinical skills. Available as a single course or in bundles. Click Here!
Domain of OT, Occupational Therapy Process,
BB Orthotic Fabrication focuses on key areas to improve your clinical knowledge and skills pertaining to orthotic fabrication.; as well as, to identify problem areas, establishes a baseline of functional performance, and provides you with an attainable Plan of Care (POC). This course is great to gain your foundation.
Mixed level: Intermediate. Online digital book, with 2 video clips, 51 photos, 19 Brain Game quizzes throughout the course to solidify your knowledge. ONLINE LIVE CHAT and discussion board. 80% to redeem your certificate via an online exam consisting of <20 questions. Certificate will be immediately emailed to you upon successful completion.
This course has 40 Brain Game “pop-up” quizzes throughout the course content and 105 photos to enhance your learning. This course has “live chat” feature with an EHT moderator during the course hours and it has a discussion room for course participant interaction.
- Distinguish between types of orthotics
- Distinguish proper material properties depending on design and type of orthosis
- Identify key anatomical landmarks critical for orthotic fabrication
- Identify orthoses classification
- Recognize design principles for both mobilization and immobilization orthoses
- Identify the hand anatomy and how orthotics will improve altered pathology
- Review orthotic interventions and how they will influence postoperative care of the upper extremity
- Determine how orthotics will be used to modify the biomechanical principles of muscle function
- Visualize tissue healing as it related to orthotic application to facilitate healing
- Types of orthoses and material
- Anatomical considerations
- Determining proper orthosis
- Design principles
- General precautions
- Orthoses classification
- Commonly fabricated orthoses
- Mobilization orthoses
- Creative ideas
- Additional orthoses
- Examination requires 80% to pass and redeem your certificate
Debby Schwartz is a certified hand therapist with over 30 years of experience as a practicing clinician. She joined Orfit Industries America to promote product awareness and splinting education. Debby is an active member of ASHT and has participated in IFSHT meetings as well. She has presented on a variety of hand therapy topics both at national and international conferences, and has written a number of articles for hand therapy publications, including a literature review of static progressive orthoses and a systematic review of joint mobilizations. She has recently written several book chapters for hand therapy references, including a chapter on pediatric orthoses. Debby completed her Doctorate of Occupational Therapy from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions.
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