This course is designed for those with little or no experience in handling thermoplastic splinting materials, or those wishing to enhance their skills and efficiency at static splint design and fabrication.
It is a practical, interactive one-day workshop, designed to give all participants a good understanding of the theoretical principles of splinting and know how to apply these to their area of Hand Therapy practice.
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Presented by: Alison Coyle
Participants will have practical experience of fabricating a variety of static splints, such as:
Each splint taught in this workshop has been carefully selected to arm you with skills to use in your day-to-day practice. You will learn about clinical applications for these various splints, clinical reasoning around splint selection and design options, tips and tricks, while having a fun, interactive day with colleagues from across the country.
Splinting truly is our point of difference as Hand Therapists. Enhancing your skill and confidence with splinting wil certainly enhance your hand therapy practice.
This course has been approved by Hand Therapy New Zealand.
(Costs include all materials, course workbook and light lunch)