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Splinting and casting for people with cerebral palsy

Is this course suitable for you or your organisation?                                                            

This course is available:

  • for Cerebral Palsy Alliance employees only 

Why choose this course?

Splinting and casting for people with cerebral palsy is a two day workshop designed for occupational therapists and physiotherapists working with children and adults with neurological disabilities.
It is a compulsory induction activity for all occupational therapists and physiotherapists. Note: For CPA allied health assistants who wish to complete day 2 only, please email training@cerebralpalsy.org.au with this request. This interactive workshop focuses on the theoretical and practical aspects of upper and lower limb splinting and casting. The workshop is structured to allow flexibility to meet participants learning needs.

What content does the program cover?

In this workshop, participants learn to:

  • understand the theoretical framework in providing assessment and interventions for people with neurological disabilities.
  • conduct an evidence based upper and lower limb assessment prior to splinting and casting.
  • select appropriate evidence based interventions.
  • apply clinical reasoning when selecting an appropriate cast and/or splint.
  • select the appropriate splint or cast material and know how to use it.
  • fabricate a range of upper limb and lower limb splints and casts.

Does the program have any prerequisites?

There is an online learning component, please allow 5-6 hours to complete this. There is also pre-reading which is emailed to participants in advance.

Note:  Participants are sent a list of individual splinting and casting supplies which they are required to bring from their site for day two of the course.

Course completion requires:

This workshop includes informal assessment, which includes participants’ involvement in discussions and group activities.

What is the cost?

There is no cost for this course

How long is the course?

Duration: 2 days
Time: Please see scheduled times or enquire below

BYO lunch

Where can I get more information?

Contact: The Training Alliance team
Email: training@cerebralpalsy.org.au
Phone: +61 2 9975 8715

Cancellation conditions apply

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Course Dates

Please select your course date.

Start DateLocationCost
Wed 29 Sep 2021 at 9:30AM 2 classes Allambie Register