Splinting in Neurology Course Friday 20th & Saturday 21st July 2018

This 2 day course will cover the theoretical and practical application of splinting using softcast and scotchcast materials. The course is open to Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists working in Neurology.

Target Audience: Open to Qualified Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists working in neurology, as an introduction to splinting with these materials.

Learning Objectives:
By the end of the course you will have increased knowledge and skills in the assessment and fabrication of splints using soft and scotchcast materials. Sessions will focus on:
• The theoretical basis and clinical reasoning underpinning the provision of splints for patients with neurological conditions.
• The assessment of spasticity, use of botulinum toxin and the role of splinting in this patient group.
• The practical fabrication and application of a variety of upper lower limb splints with time to practise fabrication.
• Consolidation of knowledge and skills gained through group discussion regarding the clinical use of the splints.

Limited places available

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Splinting in Neurology Course Friday 20th & Saturday 21st July 2018

Splinting in Neurology Course Friday 20th & Saturday 21st July 2018

This 2 day course will cover the theoretical and practical application of splinting using softcast and scotchcast materials.

20/07/2018 - 21/07/2018
09:00 - 17:00
Splinting in Neurology Course Friday 20th & Saturday 21st July 2018

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Course Details

Tutor: Katrina Buchanan Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist
Contact: Alkida Domi
Tel: 020 344 83476
Email: a.domi@nhs.net
Venue:
National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery
33 Queen Square
London
WC1N 3BG