Orthotic Design and Fabrication for the Upper Extremity: A Practical Guide with AOTA Approved CE and FREE Materials

Orthotic Design and Fabrication for the Upper Extremity: A Practical Guide with AOTA Approved CE and FREE Materials

CONTACT HOURS:10 Hours
CEU:1
AOTA: Domain of OT, OTP,
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The combination of text and instructional video material makes Orthotic Design and Fabrication for the Upper Extremity: A Practical Guide a uniquely valuable resource for occupational therapy students, new graduates, and any practitioner interested in learning orthotics. PT’s who require a foundation will LOVE this course.

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Hand Therapy Certification

This course is accepted by the Hand Therapy Certification Commission towards re-certification.

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The combination of the book and instructional video makes Orthotic Design and Fabrication for the Upper Extremity: A Practical Guide a uniquely valuable resource for occupational therapy students, new graduates, and any practitioner interested in learning orthotics. PT’s who require a foundation will LOVE this course.. The first chapters lay the foundational course for orthotic design and detail the anatomical knowledge and background information that is required before molding orthoses on clients. Each chapter explores a specific part of the upper extremity, describes several common clinical diagnoses, and highlights typical orthoses that might be utilized to immobilize and protect it. Together, these chapters communicate core, foundational knowledge for the use of orthoses as an intervention in occupational therapy practice. This is a must have course for newer practitioners

Objectives:

 

  • Identify the indications, precautions and contraindications for the use of immobilization orthoses to apply on your clients.
  • Identify the indications, precautions and contraindications for the use basic mobilization orthoses for your clients
  • Visualize 30 videos of orthoses application.
  • Design orthoses by following the amazing videos.
  • Review current evidence to support orthoses in clinical application
  • Review anatomical and foundational properties to build a skillset required to create orthoses to facilitate motion, healing or other functions.

 

Outline:

 

  • Chapters devoted to specific types of orthoses for parts of the upper extremity linked to step -by -step instructional videos
  • Case studies to promote a grasp of the knowledge and application to the development of clinical reasoning skills
  • Multiple choice and short answer review questions and activities for most chapters
  • Presentation of current evidence to support the use of the specific orthoses in clinical practice
  • Patterns that can be replicated and check-out sheets to critique each orthosis

 

Part 1: Foundations of Orthotic Design

Part 2: Orthoses as Interventions

 

  • Wrist Immobilization Orthoses
  • Wrist and Hand Immobilization Orthoses
  • Forearm- and Hand-Based Thumb Orthoses
  • Elbow, Wrist, and Hand Immobilization Orthoses
  • Hand-Based Orthoses

 

Part 3: Advanced Orthotic Concepts

 

  • Advanced Orthotic Concepts
  • Orthoses for Mobilization

 

336 Gorgeous Figures

30 videos totally around 3 hours of Video Instruction

 

  • FREE SHIPPING USA – your book will arrive in the mail – wait until you receive the book to start your course
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You can not start this activity until you get your book in the mail then follow the book directions

 

Katherine Schofield, DHS, OTR/L, CHT is an Associate Professor and Assistant Program Director for Midwestern University’s Occupational Therapy Program in Glendale, Arizona. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy in 1988 at the University of Alberta in Canada, her certification in hand therapy in 1993, as well as a Masters in Health Science degree in 2009 and a Doctorate in Health Science degree in 2012, both from the University of Indianapolis. Since beginning her career in 1988, Dr. Schofield has worked in physical rehabilitation, acute care, and outpatient upper extremity orthopedics. Dr. Schofield has more than 30 years of experience as a practicing clinician. She has presented at numerous local, state, national, and international conferences and postgraduate educational venues on various topics pertaining to upper extremity rehabilitation. She has publications in peer-reviewed journals on anatomy content and teaching pedagogy for occupational therapy students and orthotic instructional strategies. Dr. Schofield began her career at Midwestern University in 2000 as an adjunct professor while concurrently managing an outpatient hand therapy clinic. She has been a full-time professor since 2007. She is currently a member of the American Society of Hand Therapists, the American Occupational Therapy Association, the Arizona Occupational Therapy Association, and a past member of the American Association of Hand Surgeons.

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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