Hands-on Orthotics Course – Omaha, NE 7-9-2022

Course Details

Title: Hands-on Orthotics – Omaha, NE
Date: July 9, 2022
Time: 8 am – 5:00 pm

Location:
College of Saint Mary
7000 Mercy Road
Omaha, NE 68106

Walsh Hall - Room 88

Instructor:
Michelle McMurray, MOT, OTR/L, 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 course manual, and orthoses are customized according to the class.

Objectives:

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

Orthoses:

  • Forearm based radial gutter
  • Hand based ulnar gutter
  • Muenster
  • Relative motion
  • Intrinsic stretch
  • Midcarpal instability 
  • Static progressive PIP extension  

Registration Fee:
Members $280
Non-Members $325

Attendees can earn up to 8 continuing education hours/0.8 CEUs.

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

Presenter(s)
Michelle McMurray, MOT, OTR/L, CHT

Michelle is an occupational therapist and certified hand therapist at Rock Valley Physical Therapy in Bettendorf, IA. She received her CHT 2007. She currently serves on the ASHT Education Division and participates in teaching for the Hands-on Orthotics course. Michelle is also a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) and is on ASSH’s Public Education committee.