Upper Limb Orthotics/Assessable learning outcomes

The following objectives are used in assessment of your assignments.

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  1. Select an orthotic design, and justify this selection, for range of pathologies affecting the upper limb commonly treated in orthotic practice
  2. Conduct a safe clinical assessment and analyse findings from subjective and objective evaluations to determine clinical outcomes possible for a person with an upper limb pathology
  3. Prescribe an orthosis to meet the treatment objectives for a given upper limb pathology and in doing so, articulate a strong and well evidenced rationale to justify the orthotic prescription
  4. Plan treatment incorporating a given orthosis for a person with an upper limb pathology
  5. Communicate to an audience of peers a justification for use of an orthosis to manage a common pathology affecting the upper limb for a given client