Adjunctive Approaches in OT: Physical Agent Modalities and Orthoses
This course includes the application of adjunctive methods to enhance a client's occupational performance. Case-based application of physical agent modalities is evaluated, including contraindications and safety. The design, fabrication, and care of orthoses are explored in context. Client- and family-education in the care and usage of orthoses and prostheses is included. Professional roles, documentation, reimbursement, safety, and liability are also investigated.