Z 2/19/20 Introduction to Upper Extremity Casting

$ 40.00

February 19, 2020
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm CST

The registration for this webinar will close at 12:00 pm (cst) on February 19, 2020.

Description:  Upper extremity serial casting is an intervention used to manage soft tissue contractures. It is an advanced clinical skill that requires additional training to identify appropriate patients and understand the potential outcomes for casting. This webinar will give an overview of the following topics: casting goals, casting process including review of precautions and ideas for orthotics post casting that are important to consider when deciding to serial cast. Adult case studies will be provided.
Learning Objectives

Instructor:  Susan Spoeri, MS, OTR/L - Occupational Therapist, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, Wheeling DayRehabilitation

Audience:  Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapy, Physical Therapy Assistants 

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss current evidence for upper extremity serial casting and the types of upper extremity impairments that benefit from UE serial casting
  • Discuss indications and contraindications for UE serial casting
  • Identify when to discontinue casting/and follow-up after UE serial casting
  • Introduce selected casting material, types of casts and implications for their use

Continuing Education Credits

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Occupational Therapy
The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an approved provider for the American Occupational Therapy Association to offer continuing education in occupational therapy. This introductory level program awards occupational therapists 0.1 CEUs or 1 contact hour. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Category 1: Domain of OT – Client Factors; Category 2: OT Process - Intervention 

Physical Therapy

The Illinois Physical Therapy Board for 1 Contact Hour has approved this course. Approval #216-000069

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education. This course has been approved by the New York Physical Therapy Board for 1 Contact Hour



Financial: Receives an Honorarium for teaching this course from the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Non-financial: No non-financial disclosures at this time


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