Splinting the Upper Extremity – PediaCast CME 046
Dr Marc Leder and James Robinson visit the studio as we consider splints of the upper extremity. We cover materials, indications, application, pitfalls, home going instructions and typical follow-up for a variety of splints. In addition to the podcast, you’ll find videos of splint application in the show notes! We hope you can join us!
INSTRUCTIONS TO OBTAIN CATEGORY 1 CME / CE CREDIT
- Read this information page.
- Listen to the podcast and watch the five required videos.
- Complete the post test at Nationwide Children’s Cloud CME.
Upper Extremity Splints
Application of Long Arm Posterior Splint (Video)
Application of Sugar Tong Splint (Video)
Application of Short Arm Volar Splint (Video)
Application of Thumb Spica, Ulnar Gutter and Radial Gutter Splints (Video)
Application of Finger Splints (Video)
This online activity will identify and explore issues related to the practice of pediatric medicine in primary care and subspecialty settings.
Primary care physicians, pediatric subspecialists, and other health care professionals who provide care for pediatric patients should participate in this activity.
At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Identify materials needed to apply upper extremity splints in the primary care setting.
- Select and apply appropriate splints for injuries of the upper extremity.
- Instruct patients and families on splint precautions and home-going care.
- Arrange appropriate follow-up for pediatric patients with upper-extremity injuries.
No one in a position to control content has any conflicting relationships with commercial interests.
Nationwide Children’s has not received any commercial support for this activity.
ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE
DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE
June 20, 2019
June 20, 2022
CME CREDIT AND PROVIDER INFORMATION
Nationwide Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Nationwide Children’s Hospital designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The ACCME requires CME providers to maintain records of attendance for 6 years after participation.
Currently, there is no fee to obtain Category 1 CME Credit from this activity.
Please contact the Nationwide Children’s CME Office with any questions:
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Education Department, CME Office
700 Children’s Drive
Columbus, OH 43205