This comprehensive course covers all things hand and wrist in the world of orthopedics. Hear from some of the leading experts in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of hand and wrist pathologies. This course focuses on evaluation and treatment of specific injuries and conditions affecting the wrist, hand and thumb. There is a thorough review of provocative testing, examination and imaging of the wrist and hand. Strategies for assessment and care will be stressed. Boney and soft tissue reparative and reconstructive options will be discussed for conditions ranging from acute trauma to degenerative joint disease. This course will cover hot topics such as splinting and taping as well.
|Contact Hours: 6|
Video Course Format: Video
|Instructional Level: Intermediate||BOC Level of Difficulty: Advanced|
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- Provocative Testing
- Special tests
- Surgical and Non-Surgical Treatment of Arthritic Conditions
- Hand and Wrist
- Flexor/Extensor Tendon
- Surgical Repair Techniques
- Carpometacarpal Arthritis
- Wrist, Hand and Thumb Fractures
- Distal Phalanx Injuries
- Flexor Tendon Repairs
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional on evaluation and treatment of specific injuries and conditions affecting the wrist, hand and thumb.
- Identify mastery of anatomical knowledge of injuries/conditions of the wrist, hand, and thumb specifically.
- Identify and perform appropriate evaluative components for specific wrist and hand injuries.
- Recognize and refine best practice treatment plan for specific injuries based on current evidence-based research.
- Select and evaluate strategies and clinical ideas to improve patient outcomes.
- Identify various taping techniques for various diagnosis of the wrist and thumb.
"Seminar-On-Demand" course are streamed on your web browser if the online version if purchased. Our SODs are optimized for the most current versions of Safari, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. A current version of Adobe Flashplayer is also required when viewing on a desktop or laptop computer. All SOD courses are mobile ready.
Contact Hours: 6 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist Assistant, Nurse, Certified Athletic Trainers
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Criteria for Completion: 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
Financial – All authors are employed by Andrews Institute and receive a salary. The Andrews Institute receives payment from HomeCEU for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service
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.