Managing Fractures

Fractures which require bracing and splinting,are an important aspect of orthotic interventions. This course was developed to cover the management of patients with fractures. You will learn the different pathologies associated with fractures. The course will cover the selection of proper orthotic devices and effective donning procedures as well as decision making ideas.

When you have completed this course you will learn and understand:

  • What are fractures
  • How fractures heal
  • Union and non-union fractures
  • Causes of delayed union
  • Fracture Treatments
  • Indications for operative treatment
  • Complications of fractures
  • Pathological fractures
  • Epiphyseal injuries
  • Growth plate injuries
  • Compound fractures
  • Compartment syndrome
  • Goals of orthotic management
  • Fracture orthoses
Your cost:
ABC credits:
2.50 (S)
BOC credits:
2.50 (S)
Passing score: