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Introduction to Orthoses


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This two-day course is designed to provide the non-specialist, as well as those new to the hand therapy specialty, with the skills and knowledge necessary to select, design and fabricate a variety of static orthoses commonly used in the treatment of hand therapy conditions. Mechanical principles, materials and handling characteristics will be reviewed, and clinical reasoning used to determine decision-making used in orthosis fabrication. During the lab portion, the therapist will apply the basic skills needed to fabricate static orthoses used in hand therapy practice. L-code identifiers will also be reviewed in this course.

Target Audience: OT, OTAs, PTs, PTAs, ATs

Instructional Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Instructional Methods: Hands-on lab, lecture with Q&A, group discussion, patient cases, evidence review

Course Completion Requirements: must attend entire 2-day course, complete the post-course survey and post-course learner assessment

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12 Hour Course

12 CEUs will be offered for Certified Athletic Trainers

For assistance with applying for OT CEUs, please contact us

The course on Dec 5-6, 2020 in Atlanta, GA will be taught by Lead Instructor Pam Tutten, OT, OTD, CHT



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August 21-22, 2021 Atlanta, GA, December 5-6, 2020 Atlanta, GA


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