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Occupational Therapist

Splinting 113

Splinting on Older Adults


  • Describe special considerations for splinting older adults in different treatment settings
  • Identify age-related changes and medical conditions that may affect splint provision
  • Explain how medication side effects may affect splint design and care instructions for older adults
  • Recognize how an older adult’s occupational performance may influence splint use and design based various factors
  • Be familiar with a variety of prefabricated splint options and materials available to custom design splints
  • Describe factors that influence methods of instruction for an older adult and caregiver

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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