National Association of Orthopaedic Technologists

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NAOT 2018 Annual Clinical Symposium

August 1–5 | Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark

About Us

Established in 1982, the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ORTHOPAEDIC TECHNOLOGISTS (NAOT) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the continued educational development of orthopaedic allied health care professionals who specialize in casting, splinting and bracing. NAOT offers a number of valuable benefits to members, including publications written specifically for orthotechs, reduced registration fees to educational workshops and conferences, virtual seminars, compensation and benefit information and discounts to take the national certification examination.

Mission Statement

NAOT is a non-profit organization dedicated to the pursuit of excellence through education of orthopaedic technologists, and other related allied health care professionals, and the general public. NAOT believes that the profession of orthopaedic technology can only reach full potential and universal acceptance through widespread educational opportunities. Certification of all orthopaedic technologists underscores NAOT’s commitment to these professional goals.

Events

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Education

The following programs are designed to promote excellence in the practice of Orthopaedic Technologists. Visit www.nbcot.net for more information.

Resources

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Orthopaedic Immobilization Techniques

A Step-By-Step Guide for Casting and Splinting
Author(s): Samuel A. Brown, Frank E. Radja

Print web price: $US 80.00

Description:

Orthopaedic Immobilization Techniques: A Step-by-Step Guide for Casting and Splinting is a step-by-step written and visual guide for the proper application and removal of the most commonly used orthopaedic casts and splints.

Fundamental principles of plaster and fiberglass casts and splints and the associated complications of immobilization techniques are also presented.

The book is written and edited by recognized experts of the National Association of Orthopaedic Technologists and contributing Orthopaedic surgeons as an introduction to current philosophies and procedures of orthopaedic immobilization.

Table of Contents:

Chapter One: Fundamentals of Casting and Splinting Procedures
Chapter Two: Upper Extremity Splints
Chapter Three: Upper Extremity Casts
Chapter Four: Lower Extremity Splints
Chapter Five: Lower Extremity Casts
Chapter Six: Complications of Casting and Splinting
Chapter Seven: BSN Medical specialty products