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Splinting and casting for people with cerebral palsy

This course is for Cerebral Palsy Alliance employees 

Who is this course for? 

This is mandatory training for Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Allied Health Assistants with a current caseload.
For more detail see your Learning Journey.
If this course is relevant to your role, but not mandatory, please discuss with and get approval from your manager.

What content does the course cover?  

In this training session you will learn upper and lower limb splinting and casting for clients with neurological disabilities.
This includes:

  • Conducting evidence-based upper and lower limb assessment prior to splinting and casting
  • Using the appropriate evidence-based interventions
  • Applying clinical reasoning when selecting an appropriate cast and/or splint
  • Choosing the appropriate splint or cast material and how to use it
  • Fabricating a range of upper limb and lower limb splints and casts.

Does the course have prerequisites or specific requirements? 

The following must be completed before attending:

  • Splinting and casting - online


  • You need a current caseload to attend
  • AHAs and CSCs are not required to complete the online learning component.
  • Registrations for this course close 6-weeks prior to session.
  • You will be sent a list of individual splinting and casting supplies which you must bring from your site for the course.  
  • Contact your clinical educator and nominated supplies coordinator at least 6 weeks prior to gather supplies.

What other details do I need to know? 

Attendance type: In person (face to face)
Duration: 2 days
Times: Please select a course date below or if there are no dates, please click Enquire 
Refreshments: Please bring your own lunch (as required) 
If you need to cancel: Cancellation guidelines

Where can I get more information?

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

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