The art of custom splinting is an often frustrating and challenging skill to master. Invariably we find our best efforts in a pile of very expensive and awkward to handle mass of materials leaving both our patients and ourselves baffled by the outcome. Taking control of the materials through understanding their properties, characteristics and “feel”, along with a strong foundation of upper extremity biomechanics and surface anatomy can quickly turn the tables in your favor. Holding true to the title, these clinicians have created a remarkable formula for mastering splint fabrication in an introductory environment that incorporates ample opportunity to both observe and fabricate custom splinting, all the while, sharing the dos and don’ts that can only come from 20 years of trial and error. A fun, relaxed and non-intimidating workshop developed to replace frustrated and baffled with enlightened and confident. Diagnosis and conditions covered in this workshop include fractures, arthritis, contractures, CTDs and wounds. Emphasis is placed on replicating the actual patient environment. Course handouts and labs are designed to allow immediate clinical application of splinting techniques.

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Course Dates & Locations

  • Apr 29, 2017 – Apr 30, 2017

    19221 36th Avenue W, Suite 101, Seattle (Lynnwood), WA 98036

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    Northwest Return to Work
    19221 36th Avenue W, Suite 101, Seattle (Lynnwood), WA 98036

    Our Lynnwood clinic is conveniently located in the Alderwood Business Campus (next to John L. Scott) near Alderwood Mall

    Nearby Accommodations
    Courtyard Seattle North/Lynnwood Everett
    4220 Alderwood Mall Blvd, Lynnwood, WA 98036
    www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/sealn-courtyard-seattle-north-lynnwood-everett/
    (425) 670-0500

    Embassy Suites by Hilton Seattle North Lynnwood
    20610 44th Ave W, Lynnwood, WA 98036
    www.embassysuiteslynnwood.com
    (425) 775-2500

    Hampton Inn & Suites Seattle North/Lynnwood
    19324 Alderwood Mall Pkwy, Lynnwood, WA 98036
    www.hamptonseattlenorth.com
    (425) 771-1888

    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels. Please visit the hotel chain website for “Best Rates”

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  • Aug 19, 2017 – Aug 20, 2017

    Las Vegas (Henderson), 10301 Jeffreys Street, NV 89052

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    HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital
    Las Vegas (Henderson), 10301 Jeffreys Street, NV 89052

    http://www.hendersonrehabhospital.com/

    HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Henderson
    10301 Jeffreys Street
    Henderson, NV 89052
    http://www.hendersonrehabhospital.com/

    Area Accommodations
    Green Valley Ranch Resort
    2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy
    Henderson, NV
    (702) 617.7777
    (2.25 miles away)
    www.greenvalleyranchresort.com

    Wingate by Wyndham
    3041 Saint Rose Parkway
    Henderson, NV 89052
    (702) 568-0027
    (0.15 miles away)

    Hampton Inn & Suites Las Vegas South
    3245 Saint Rose Parkway
    Henderson, NV 89052
    (702) 385-2200
    (1.0 miles away)

    Homewood Suites—Henderson S
    10450 South Eastern Avenue
    Henderson, NV 89052
    (702) 450-1045
    (1.0 mile away)

    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels. Please visit the hotel chain website for “Best Rates”

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  • Sep 16, 2017 – Sep 17, 2017

    129 Lubrano Drive Suite 301, Baltimore (Annapolis), MD 21401

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    Physiotherapy Associates
    129 Lubrano Drive Suite 301, Baltimore (Annapolis), MD 21401

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  • Oct 7, 2017 – Oct 8, 2017

    55 Fogg Road at Rte 18, Boston (South Weymouth), MA 02190

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    South Shore Hospital
    55 Fogg Road at Rte 18, Boston (South Weymouth), MA 02190

    South Shore Hospital
    55 Fogg Road at Rte 18
    South Weymouth, MA 02190
    Emerson Conference Room "A"
    Tel: 781-340-8000

    Map and Driving Directions:
    Link: http://www.sshosp.org/directions/direction_ssh.htm

    South Shore Hospital is easily accessible from Route 3.
    Northbound on Route 3. Take exit 16 off Route 3 on to Route 18 south (Main Street). At the third traffic light, turn left on to Columbian Street. Turn right on to Fogg Road, pass the hospital's emergency entrance on your right, and then turn right into the main entrance parking lot.

    From North
    Follow I-93 south to Route 3 south (Braintree/Cape Cod). Take exit 16B off Route 3 on to Route 18 south (Main Street). At the third traffic light, turn left on to Columbian Street. Turn right on to Fogg Road, pass the hospital's emergency entrance on your right, and then turn right into the main entrance parking lot.

    From Logan Airport
    Follow signs out of the airport for I-93 south. There will be a $3 toll immediately outside the airport. Proceed through the Ted Williams Tunnel and follow signs for Exit 23, to I-93 south. Follow I-93 south to Route 3 south (Braintree/Cape Cod). Take exit 16B off Route 3 on to Route 18 south (Main Street). At the third traffic light, turn left on to Columbian Street. Turn right on to Fogg Road, pass the hospital's emergency entrance on your right, and then turn right into the main entrance parking lot.

    From West
    Follow the Mass Pike (I-90) to exit 14 (I-95/Route 128 south). When I-95 splits from Route 128, remain on Route 128 south (which is now also I-93 north). When I-93 north splits north, travel on to Route 3 south (Braintree/Cape Cod). Take exit 16B off Route 3 south on to Route 18 south (Main Street). At the third traffic light, turn left on to Columbian Street. Turn right on to Fogg Road, pass the hospital's emergency entrance on your right, and then turn right into the main entrance parking lot.

    From South
    Follow Route 3 northbound to exit 16. Travel south on Route 18 south (Main Street). At the third traffic light, turn left on to Columbian Street. Turn right on to Fogg Road, pass the hospital's emergency entrance on your right, and then turn right into the main entrance parking lot.

    Follow Route 24 north to I-93 north. Follow to Route 3 south (Braintree/Cape Cod). Take exit 16B off Route 3 on to Route 18 south (Main Street). At the third traffic light, turn left on to Columbian Street. Turn right on to Fogg Road, pass the hospital's emergency entrance on your right, and then turn right into the main entrance parking lot.

    Area Accommodations
    Holiday Inn 781-871-0545
    929 Hingham Street, Rockland, MA
    (2.9 miles away)

    Comfort Inn - Rockland - 781-982-1000
    850 Hingham St, Rockland, MA
    (3.0 miles away)

    Hyatt Place Boston/Braintree – 781-848-0600
    50 Forbes Road, Braintree, MA
    (5.0 miles away)

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  • Nov 4, 2017 – Nov 5, 2017

    700 W Oak St., Orlando (Kissimmee), FL 34741

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    Osceola Regional Medical Center
    700 W Oak St., Orlando (Kissimmee), FL 34741

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  • Dec 9, 2017 – Dec 10, 2017

    1600 S. Andrews Avenue, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33316

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    Broward General Medical Center
    1600 S. Andrews Avenue, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33316

    Course Location
    Broward Regional Medical Center
    1600 S. Andrews Avenue
    Auditorium Rooms A B C 2nd Floor Main Bldg.
    Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316
    Tel: 954-355-4400

    Area Accommodations
    Comfort Suites: 954-767-8700
    1800 S Federal Highway - 33316
    (0.5 miles away)

    Embassy Suites: 954-527-2700
    1100 SE 17th St Causeway - 33316
    (1.0 miles away)

    Hampton Inn: 954-924-2700
    250 N. Andrews Avenue – 33301
    (1.5 miles away)

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Educational Credit

A certificate of attendance for 15 Contact Hourswill be awarded to each participant. All Therapy Network Seminars are pre‐approved for CEUs in the state where the course is conducted when required for PT, OT, ATC & Assistants.

BOC Board of Certification, Inc. Approved Provider # P‐2563

AOTA Approved Provider of Continuing Education # 3073 Category 1 Domain of OT. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsements of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA

Audience

This course is intended for PTs, PTAs, OTs, OTAs and ATs

NOTE: Nothing in this course is to enable or permit the learner to apply techniques outside of the scope of practice in their individual state and discipline.

Objectives

  • Identify the characteristics, components and “feel” of splinting materials
  • Demonstrate and Identify the preparation and tools needed for successful splinting.
  • Successfully complete the fabrication of finger, hand, wrist and forearm based splints
  • Identify the biomechanical and anatomical features of splint design.
  • Identify the indications and contraindications for splinting the upper extremity involving contractures, arthritis and CTDs
  • Identify the clinical guidelines for splinting including patient evaluation, education and safety

Participants Comments

  • “Lot’s of hands-on! Good opportunity to practice & become comfortable with splinting.” OTR
  • “Having never splinted before I can honestly say I am well prepared now -thanks to this course” - PT
  • “I learned not just how to splint but the why and when to splint as well - in-valuable” - OTR
  • “Absolutely terrific! Small class size and equipment and space for everyone; instructor was extremely patient & fun. I never felt intimidated once.” -COTA

Schedule

  • Day 1

    8:00 Registration
    - Continental Breakfast
    8:30 Anatomy
    9:15 Splint Types
    10:00 Break
    10:15 Splint Materials
    10:45 Finger Based Splints
    11:00 Lab-finger gutter
    12:00 Lunch (on your own)
    1:00 Biomechanics
    1:30 Splint Fabrication
    2:00 Lab-swan neck
    3:00 Break
    3:15 Clinical Guidelines
    4:00 Hand Based Splints
    4:30 Lab-ulnar nerve palsy
    5:30 Questions and Adjourn
  • Day 2

    8:00 Lab-short opponens
    9:00 Lab-trigger finger
    10:00 Break
    10:15 Forearm Based Splints
    10:45 Lab-wrist support
    12:00 Lunch (on your own)
    1:00 Lab-thumb spica
    2:00 Lab-resting hand
    3:00 Break
    3:15 Mobilization Splints
    4:15 Elbow Splints
    5:00 Questions and Adjourn

Cancellation Policy

Registration fee less a $75 administrative charge is refundable if cancellation received 14 days prior to program date. No refunds will be given after that time. Therapy Network, Inc. reserves the right to cancel a seminar and will refund in full the registration fee only. TNI is NOT responsible for registrants nonrefundable airfare, accommodations or fees.