Hands-on Orthotics – Charlottesville, VA

Hands-on Orthotics - Charlottesville, VA 

Date: May 4, 2024

Time: 8 am – 5:00 pm

Location:
UVA Orthopedic Center Therapy Services
2280 Ivy Road, Suite G271
Charlottesville, VA 22903

Instructor:
Stacy Hite, PT, DPT, MS, CHT

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

Course Objectives:

  1. Course participants will demonstrate ability to fabricate several custom orthoses
  2. Course participants will identify indications/contraindications of the orthoses shown below
  3. Course participants will demonstrate knowledge of practical applications of orthoses

Orthoses To Be Fabricated:   (tentative - subject to change)

  1. Forearm based radial gutter
  2. Forearm based thumb spica
  3. Forearm based ulnar gutter
  4. Mallet
  5. Muenster
  6. Posterior long arm
  7. Intrinsic stretch

Registration Fee:
Members $280
Non-Members $325


Continuing Education Credit:
The course has been approved for 8 contact hours, or 0.8 CEUS, from the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) and the Board of Certification of Certified Athletic Trainers (BOC-ATC).


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