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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com.
For further information or questions regarding this course, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 856-380-6862.