The Essentials, Part 2-05: Splinting


This interactive course provides an overview of splinting of the upper extremity and its relationship to hand and upper extremity rehabilitation.

Teaching methods for this course include course content delivered in text format, animation, graphics, and live web links.  To pass the course learners must successfully complete the final exam at the end of the course with a minimum passing score of 80%.

Upon completion of this course, the Learner will be able to:

  • Describe types of and characteristics of splinting materials.

  • Discuss the anatomical and biomechanical principles of splinting.

  • Choose appropriate splint for a patient in need.

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