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Mary Faussett, MOTR/L, CHT

Mary  Faussett Instructor Bio:

Mary "Peggy" Faussett is an occupational therapist and certified hand therapist. She graduated with a master's in occupational therapy in 2001 from Chatham University. She became a certified hand therapist in 2012. Peggy currently works at Children's Hospital Colorado as the program coordinator for the pediatric hand therapy program. She enjoys treating children of all ages with a variety of hand and upper extremity conditions. Peggy has presented both locally and nationally on pediatric hand therapy. When not working as an OT, Peggy enjoys spending time with her husband and two boys.

Mary Faussett's Continuing Education Courses

Introduction to Pediatric Hand Therapy Part 1

Introduction to Pediatric Hand Therapy Part 1

A therapist who treats pediatric patients may not be aware of the orthopedic aspects of care for a pediatric patient with hand or upper extremity injuries or conditions. An adult hand therapist may be aware of the pediatric conditions…

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Pediatric Hand Therapy: Assessment and Treatment of Congenital Anomalies

Pediatric Hand Therapy: Assessment and Treatment of Congenital Anomalies

Due to genetic conditions or abnormal embryological development, infants may be born with congenital anomalies, and many will require therapy. The therapist may have limited experience with these unique diagnoses. This course will review…

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Introduction to Pediatric Hand Therapy Part 2

Introduction to Pediatric Hand Therapy Part 2

Pediatric patients pose challenges to therapists due to multiple issues: time limitations, limited tolerance for painful intervention or cold/thermal modalities, poor compliance with typical exercises and home programs, and challenges…

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Normal Development of the Hand and Upper Extremity

Normal Development of the Hand and Upper Extremity

A pediatric patient is constantly growing and changing. Therapeutic intervention should be tailored to meet the needs of the child at their developmental level. The therapist must have a solid understanding of normal hand and upper extremity…

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Pediatric Casting: Intro for Upper and Lower Extremities Diagnoses

Pediatric Casting: Intro for Upper and Lower Extremities Diagnoses

In this course, occupational and physical therapists will learn about the use of casting for upper and lower extremity diagnoses for their pediatric patients. You will learn why casting the pediatric patient is different than the adult;…

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Pediatric Casting: Intro to Types and Techniques

Pediatric Casting: Intro to Types and Techniques

In this course, occupational and physical therapists will learn about the flexibility and moldability of soft cast and plaster, the strong and effective use of fiberglass, and the flexibility and creativity of polyester cast tape. We…

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Pediatric Casting: Application for Use of Plaster and Soft Cast

Pediatric Casting: Application for Use of Plaster and Soft Cast

In this course, occupational and physical therapists will learn about the products and process for using soft cast and plaster in a variety of pediatric diagnoses for both the upper and lower extremities. You will learn about properties…

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Pediatric Casting: Application for Use of Fiberglass Casting

Pediatric Casting: Application for Use of Fiberglass Casting

In this course, occupation and physical therapists will learn about the products and process for using fiberglass casting in a variety of pediatric diagnoses for both the upper and lower extremities. You will learn about properties…

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Pediatric Casting: Application for Use of Polyester Cast

Pediatric Casting: Application for Use of Polyester Cast

In this course, occupation and physical therapists will learn about the products and process for using polyester cast tape a variety of ways, in a variety of pediatric diagnoses for both the upper and lower extremities. You will learn…

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