Hands On Orthotics Course – St. Louis, MO 04-06-19

April 6, 2019
Shriner’s Hospital for Children 38° 37' 55.9884" N, 90° 15' 29.9952" W

Course Details

Title: Hands On Orthotics – St. Louis, MO
Date: April 6, 2019
Time: 8 am – 5:00 pm

Shriners Hospital for Children St. Louis
Occupational Therapy Department
4400 Clayton Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110

Cara Smith, PT, CHT

Course Description:
Hands On Orthotics is a lab-intensive, customized course designed to improve orthotic fabrication skills. This course is for intermediate practitioners/hand therapists. Participants receive a course manual, and orthoses are customized according to the class.


  • Course participants will demonstrate ability to fabricate seven custom orthoses
  • Course participants will identify indications/contraindications of the orthoses shown below
  • Course participants will demonstrate knowledge of practical applications of orthoses


  • Thumb spica
  • C bar
  • Sugar tong
  • Posterior long arm
  • Static progressive elbow extension
  • Static progressive finger flexion
  • Serial casting

Registration Fee:
Members $280
Non-Members $325

Attendees can earn up to 8 continuing education hours/0.8 CEUs.

Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Limited enrollment is planned to ensure quality of course and ample instructor-participant attention. Cancellation of registration up to two weeks prior to course date will result in a refund minus a $50 cancellation fee. THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS AFTER THIS ESTABLISHED DEADLINE. It is the responsibility of the registrant to notify ASHT of cancellation in writing or by email to education@asht.org. Refunds will be issued within 30 days of notification. In the unlikely event that a course is canceled, ASHT will provide full refund of the registration fee only.

All grievances may be directed to the ASHT Education Division by sending an email to education@asht.org.

For further information or questions regarding this course, contact education@asht.org or call 856-380-6862.