The South Carolina Hand Therapy Association
ADVANCED ORTHOTIC FABRICATION
Course Description: The focus of this course will be the orthotic fabrication process. A dynamic format using lecture, case studies, demonstration, and hands-on lab activities will be utilized to present concepts related to examination and the skill of orthotic fabrication. This interactive course is intended for the practicing OT, OTA, PT, and PTA with intermediate to advanced skill levels. Participants will gain insight into appropriate products on the market as well as aquire "clinical pearls" from the experienced instructor. Various materials will be utilized including a wide range of thermoplastics and strapping.
Instructor: Noelle M. Austin, MS, PT, CHT
CEUs: 7.5 contact hours
Location: Palmetto Health Baptist Auditorium
1501 Sumter Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Date and Time: Saturday, February 3, 2018
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost: SCHTA Member: $100
For more information and to register, please visit the SCHTA website at http://schandtherapy.org
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#349 Treating Children with Severe Physical Disabilities
Description: This course is designed for physical, occupational therapists and speech pathologists who treat children and adults with severe physical disabilities. The course includes lecture, labs where participants treat each other, problem solving and goal setting, and treatment demonstrations by the instructor. This course reviews the concepts for evaluation and treatment of children and adults with severe disabilities and follows their changing impairments and functional needs into adulthood. Focus is on proper utilization of services and techniques for respiratory, posture and movement for treatment results. Emphasis of evaluation and assessment focuses on basic life support skills, such as respirations, cognitive/language abilities and impairments, and arousal/ attention states. Therapists learn examples of common functional outcomes desired in people with severe impairments and are provided with written treatment ideas augmented by line drawings. There are many examples of treatment ideas for respirations, including ribcage and thoracic spine mobility, facilitation of postural/ respiratory musculature for efficient respirations, and treatment ideas for head/ neck trunk alignment for oral control and swallowing.
Course Instructor: Marcia Stamer, MH, PT, C/NDT
Date and Location: March 23-24, 2018 Lexington, SC (Lexington School District One)
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If you or your organization are interested in securing SCOTA approval for your continuing education course, please read the SCOTA Continuing Education Guidelines and Application Approval. Complete the SCOTA Continuing Education Approval Application.
Payment can be made through the donation form below or by mailing a check to the SCOTA office. Instructions for payment by mail are found at the bottom of the Approval Application.