Course Title: Therapeutic Casting and Splinting of Upper Extremity Level 1

Dates: January 13, 2020

Course Description:

This course will provide the knowledge base and practical skills for use of casting materials to manage common upper extremity impairments in the pediatric population through therapeutic casts and splints.  Participants will learn to identify appropriate candidates for casting, problem-solve which materials and techniques are appropriate for various clinical presentations, and evaluate progress.  The course will emphasize the importance of the use of the therapist’s manual intervention before and during casting to maximize therapeutic effects.  Attendees will learn to align casts for optimal function.  The course will include multiple opportunities to learn and apply hands-on practical skills which can be carried over to the clinical setting after course completion.  Audience:  occupational therapists/OTAs, physical therapists/PTAs

Course Location:

Texas Children’s Hospital

Course Fee: $250.00

Contact: 832-826-6311

E-mail: courseregistration@texaschildrens.org

Web registrationhttp://www.texaschildrens.org/health-professionals/education/pmr

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