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Casting Techniques and Prescription Writing | Birmingham | 21st September 2018

Birmingham | 21st September

2018-09-21 09:00

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This one day course will give you the skills required to offer bespoke orthoses for your practice.

Facilitated by an experienced MSK podiatrist and experienced technician from a working lab, you will learn the techniques that will ensure you are confident in this area.

The course is suitable for all levels of knowledge and experience, and includes an insight from the perspective of the technician manufacturing the devices.

You will follow the process from the process of casting, to scanning, milling and the finishing of an orthotic on the day.

This hands on course includes lunch, and a starter pack of impression boxes to ensure your bespoke offering can begin straight away.

Tickets Prices:
Compliance Members £30+vat
Access Members £30+vat
Student Members £30+vat

Non-Members £45+VAT

76 Lord Street
B7 4DS

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09:00 Casting 101 – From the fundamentals to the neat tricks that will ensure you get the right impression.

10:00 Non weight bearing vs weight bearing impressions – Different techniques and their benefits.

10:30 Break

11:00 Adjusting Impressions – How to make amendments to your cast to influence the prescription that you want for your patient.

12:00 Prescription writing – Simple instructions leading to an effective device

13:00 Lunch (Provided)

14:00 Materials – an overview of the different properties and uses of materials available for bespoke devices

15:00 CAD CAM Demo – watch your device go through the lab process, a truly bespoke device

15:30 Break

16:00 Factory Workshop