(0815F) SPLINTING WORKSHOP August 15, 2019 5:10p-7:10pm

(0815F) SPLINTING WORKSHOP August 15, 2019 5:10p-7:10pm
  • Item #: Splint Workshop_08152019_6
  • Start Date: August 15, 2019 - 5:10 PM EST
  • End Date: August 15, 2019 - 7:10 PM EST
  • Location: Hyatt Rengency Pittsburgh International Airport
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 You must purchase the "Hands On" Skills Conference frist before you can purchase the Splinting Workshop.  This Splinting workshop occurs at the same time as Ortho and the Dermatology skills workshops on Thursday August 15, 2019 from 5:10 pm - 7:10 pm.

This workshop will include indications for splinting, basic steps for splint application and proper positioning. Demonstration of common splints will be performed. Participants will practice application of two extremity splints.  

Splinting Workshop

Discuss the goals of splinting & identify injuries that would benefit from a splint

Injuries requiring splint

Immobilization

Pain control

Protect from further injury

Prevent fracture displacement

List the materials required for splint application

Cold water

Towels for drying

Measurement device

Padding

Fiberglass

Plaster

Other products

Wrapping bandages

Describe the proper procedure for splint application for injured extremities & vigilance for complications

Pre-splint check list

Open wounds

Circulation distal assessment

Position of extremity

Instructions for splint application

Cold water

Towels for drying

Measurement

Application procedure

Wrapping bandages

Post splint check list

Proper positioning

Splint dry before discharge

Discuss the common splints used in common extremity injuries

Volar wrist with application

Boxer or ulnar gutter

Thumb spica or radial gutter with application

Posterior long arm/elbow

Sugartong arm

Posterior leg split 

Ankle Stirrup/sugartong

Long leg

Ankle aquinas

Ball splint

   

Should be purchased as an add on workshop to corresponding Skills Conference.