Casting for Healthcare Providers
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CASTING FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS
Get ready for a great introduction for both splinting and casting techniques. Taught by the expertise of the team from MedCast Specialists, this course covers the necessary pearls for making good decisions about splinting and casting for when you enter an orthopedic practice, refreshing your skills, or just want to learn something fun hands-on!
This course includes the following common splinting and casting techniques:
Upper Extremity Splints
- Sugar Tong Splint
- Volar Wrist Splint
- Dorsal Wrist Splint
- Coaptation Splint
- Posterior Long Arm Splint
Lower Extremity Splints
- Posterior Short Leg Splint
- Posterior Short Leg with Stirrup Splint
- Posterior Long Leg Splint
Upper Extremity Casting
- Short Arm Cast
- Thumb Spica Cast
- Long Arm Cast
- Ulnar Gutter Cast
- Radial Gutter Cast
- Muenster Cast
Lower Extremity Casting
- Short Leg Cast
- Toe Plate Short Leg Cast
- Long Leg Cast
- Total Contact Cast
- Patella Tendon Bearing (PTB) Cast
Due to the specific nature and complexity of casting materials (cast saws, etc), supplies are NOT provided with this course.
This course includes 6.0 ANCC approved nursing continuing education contact hours.
Clint is a father of 4 daughters who loves all things outdoors. In a tale many in medicine are familiar with, Clint initially became interested in orthopedics when recovering from his own athletic injuries. He has a fascination with bones and their pivotal role in movement and structure. His passion for orthopedics has been fostered through working as a radiologic technologist, orthopedic technician, and emergency medical technician. He graduated from Touro University's Physician Assistant program and currently works as a PA specializing in orthopedics. He has 17 years of experience working in orthopedics.
Clint and his colleagues developed MedCastSpecialists in 2018 in an effort to improve patient care and experience with orthopedic casting and splinting. They provide quality education though a dynamic and engaging learning platform to help caregivers navigate the difficulties that orthopedic injuries bring. Clint and MedcastSpecialists believe that correct learning leads to correct healing.