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    Occupational Therapist


    Splinting 106

    Thumb Immobilization Splints


    3.0

    • Discuss important functional and anatomic considerations for splinting the thumb
    • List appropriate thumb and wrist positions in a thumb immobilization splint
    • Identify the three components of a thumb immobilization splint
    • Describe the reasons for supporting the joints of the thumb
    • Discuss the diagnostic indications for a thumb immobilization splint
    • Discuss the process of pattern making and splint fabrication for a thumb immobilization splint
    • Describe elements of a proper fit of a thumb immobilization splint
    • List general and specific precautions for a thumb immobilization splint
    • Use clinical reasoning to evaluate fit problems of a thumb immobilization splint
    • Use clinical reasoning to evaluate a fabricated thumb immobilization splint
    • Apply knowledge about thumb immobilization splinting to a case study
    • Outline 3 steps related to the importance of evidenced-based practice with thumb immobilization splint provision
    • Describe the appropriate use of prefabricated thumb splints

    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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    $57.00 USD


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