In today’s changing healthcare world it is becoming more crucial than ever for therapist to accurately assess and screen patients quickly and effectively.
This course uses the best evidence for performing upper extremity assessment techniques to differentiate potential musculoskeletal diagnosis for the upper extremities so that the participant can become more efficient while improving their standard of care. Treatment intervention strategies based on the diganosis are then suggested for the best possible rehabilitation outcome for patients.
This Seminar-On-Demand is 4 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
|Contact Hours: 4|
Video Course Format: Video
|Target Audience: ATC/LAT, OT/COTA, PT/PTA|
|Instructional Level: Advanced||BOC Level of Difficulty: Essential|
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- Introduction and objectives
- Scapulo-pelvic girdle
- Anatomy and biomechanical review
- Shoulder joint
- Dynamic stabilization
- Anterior and posterior elbow joint
- Lateral collateral ligament
- Extrinisc and Intrinsic ligaments of the wrist
- Wrist instability
- Instability tests
- Shoulder Complex
- Tests for Impingement
- Ligamentous injury
- Rotator cuff infuries
- Elbow pain
- Elbow joint
- Wrist and hand
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional on performing upper extremity assessment techniques to differentiate potential musculoskeletal diagnosese.
At the end of this course the professional will be able to:
- Recognize differential diagnoses, anatomy, functions, special tests, treatment plans, and exercise prescriptions for the shoulder, elbow, and wrist joints.
- Define Jerk Test.
- Recognize three mechanisms of injury that can cause an AC joint sprain.
- Recognize the lower extremities function can influence the alignment of the upper extermity and make the upper extremity susceptible to injury.
- Differentiate between four ligaments of the clavicle and shoulder.
- Recognize patient position to properly assess the integrity of the inferior glenohumeral ligament.
- Recognize three possible diagnoses of lateral elbow pain and medial elbow pain.
- Recognize anatomy of the wrist.
- Define TUBS injury.
- Recognize treatment for a patient with ulnar nerve entrapment at the posterior cubital fossa.
- Differentiate between and positive and negative special test result.
- List two manual muscle tests that best identify tendonitis of the extensor carpi radialis brevis tendon.
- Recognize four therapeutic interventions for upper and lower extremity stabilization.
- List four special tests for labrum pathology.
- Define TUBS lesion.
Criteria for Completion:
A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.
Contact Hours: 4
Target Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants, Athletic Trainers.
Instructional Level: Advanced
BOC Level of Difficulty: Essential
Course Type: Seminar-On-Demand
Cancellation Policy: For activity cancellation, returns, or complaint resolution, please contact Anne Osborn by email Anne@HomeCEU or by phone at 1.800.55.4CEUS (2387). We have a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Refunds will be issued for courses that have not been completed (exam not taken), or for any course that has been rejected by your board of approval. Webinar attendance must be canceled 24 hours before the scheduled start time.