Orthotics: Creative Mobilization Splinting- Dynamic & Static Progressive Splinting (SPS)
|CONTACT HOURS:||9 Hours|
Domain of OT, OTP,
AL OT 20-315458 9hrs
FL OT 20-315458 9hrs
CA Advanced Hand 40-H44 9hrs
This is mixed learning level ranging from intermediate to an advanced splinting workshop featuring mobilization splints of the upper extremity, including dynamic and static progressive designs. The course format includes a didactic lecture streaming: PowerPoint presentation; lab time, demonstration, manual reading, visuals, and audio. Splint material and instructor supplied by Orift America.
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8 University & multi-center Licensure available upon request; all courses single user only
*11.25 NBCOT® PDUs
*FANTASTIC one of a kind Splinting Course.
California approved 40-H44 for 9 hours in advanced hand therapy practice.
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Domain of OT, Occupational Therapy Process
This is mixed learning level ranging from intermediate to an advanced splinting workshop featuring mobilization splints of the upper extremity, including dynamic and static progressive designs. The course format includes a didactic lecture to include PowerPoint presentation on the principles of mobilization, up close splinting examples, followed by splint fabrication demonstrations from beginning to end, a splint critique session, and a follow along lab time for participants to fabricate splints. Splint material used throughout the course and course instructor provided by Orift America.
Participant manual (112 FULL color pages) includes splint patterns, FAQ, photos, glossary, and occupation based principles relating to mobilization splinting. Participants will be introduced to the concepts of Evidence Based Practice, Low Load Prolonged Stress (LLPS), Total End Range Time (TERT), torque, and force.
Participants will learn several methods for making clinical decisions regarding the use of appropriate mobilization splints for the upper extremity with their clients based on the occupation based approach and will have the opportunity to watch and fabricate mobilization splints incorporating outriggers from turnbuckles, wires, coils, accessories, and Orfitubes. Participants will have the opportunity to learn and identify a variety of marketplace orthotics and how they apply to the clinic.
Mixed level learning course – Instructional Methods include PowerPoint presentation, lecture, and video to enhance understanding. Upon successful completion of the examination (80%) your certificate will be sent via email
- Identify the indications, precautions and contraindications for the use of mobilization splinting for the upper extremity.
- Distinguish between different levels of evidence that support the use of mobilization splinting for the upper extremity.
- Recognize the mechanical principles involved in mobilization splinting for the upper extremity.
- Identify the anatomical knowledge base required to fabricate mobilization splints.
- Identify several different methods to help selection of the appropriate mobilization splint.
- Gain knowledge of tips and tricks for the fabrication of mobilization splinting for the upper extremity.
- Identify marketplace splints used for mobilization splinting
- Over 125 pages in FULL COLOR in the manual
- The BEST way to learn splinting so you watch rewind and replay – NEVER miss a step again!
- Tips and tricks you won’t learn at your average splinting course!
- 8 mobilization splints fabricated for up close & personal learning
- Composite finger flexion splint (SPS)
- MP arthroplasty/extension tendon repair splint (dynamic)
- Wrist extension assist splint (dynamic)
- Supination/pronation splint (dynamic or SPS)
- PIPJ flexion splint (dynamic)
- Elbow extension splint with turnbuckle (SPS)
- Elbow flexion/long arm splint (SPS)
- Demonstration of various completed SPS & dynamic splints
- Overview of marketplace splints (dynamic & SPS)
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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