Education → 1. Intro to Dynamic Bracing

Course 3 | Casting and Scanning for DAFOs

Capturing a patient’s best position of function in a cast or scan is essential to creating the very best bracing outcome. Learn specialized techniques for casting and scanning for DAFOs.

Upon completion of this course, you will:
Be able to cast the patient in their best position of function.
Be able to describe the difference between a good lower extremity cast and a bad one.
Know what scanning techniques we recommend.
Know how to send us digital scans for custom DAFOs.

This course is approved for 1.5(S) credits by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics, & Pedorthics. Participants must complete the final test with a minimum passing score of 80%. Cascade Dafo will submit names to ABC on a monthly basis.

The coolest thing about this course:
We show you how to use the latest digital scanning technology for DAFOs - learn how to use this cutting edge technique to save shipping time and costs. Bonus info: We’ve included our best tips for working with children.
  • C3 Lesson 1 | Casting
  • C3 Quiz 1 | Casting
  • C3 Lesson 2 | Scanning
  • C3 Quiz 2 | Scanning
  • C3 | Final Test
Completion rules
  • You must complete the units "C3 | Final Test"
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever