Hands On Orthotics Course – Washington DC 11-13-2021

November 13, 2021
George Washington University Hospital - Outpatient Rehabilitation Center 38° 54' 10.4148" N, 77° 2' 51.6336" W

Course Details

Title: Hands On Orthotics – Washington, DC
Date: November 13, 2021
Time: 8 am – 5:00 pm

George Washington University Hospital - Outpatient Rehabiliation Center
2131 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20037

Room location: 5th Floor

Gayle Severance, MS, OT/L, CHT

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


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


  • Muenster splint
  • Posterior elbow
  • Static progressive elbow extension
  • Static progressive wrist flextion/extension
  • Variety of finger orthoses (mallet, oval 8, finger gutter and clamshell)

​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