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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:

  • on the scheduled dates below or please enquire
  • for group bookings at your venue or ours and can be customised to suit your organisation’s learning needs.  

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.
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.

For Cerebral Palsy Alliance Employees

  • At Cerebral Palsy Alliance this course is a compulsory induction activity for all occupational therapists and physiotherapists.  Note: For CPA allied health assistants who wish to complete day two only, please email training@cerebralpalsy.org.au with this request.
  • Cerebral Palsy Alliance employees are exempt from the course fee.

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?

This workshop involves 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?

Cost: $640 incl. GST for individuals

Plus cost of casting supplies $120 if you require these to be provided for you

(Please enquire with a minimum of 2 weeks notice.)

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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