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Postsurgical Rehabilitation Guidelines Module 2: Hand

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Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours:   20
Registration Fee:   $270


Objectives
Course Goals: This course is intended to instruct the professional through a self-paced study on the rehabilitation of a patient after hand surgery. Professional Objectives: At the end of this course the professional will be able to: *Recognize the three articulations of the elbow joint and characteristics of the joint capsule. *List goals, precautions, treatment strategies, and criteria for advancement of the postoperative phases I, II, and III for an elbow fracture or dislocation. *Recognize the components and joint reaction force that help make up the stability of the elbow. *List goals, precautions, treatment strategies, and criteria for advancement of the postoperative phases I, II and III for a radial head replacement. *Recognize causes of elbow contractures including osteoarthritis, posttraumatic stiffness, and congenital deformities. *Differentiate between intrinsic and extrinsic elbow contractures. *Identify indications and rehabilitation techniques used for an arthroscopic release versus an open release of the elbow. *List goals, precautions, treatment strategies, and criteria for advancement for the postoperative phases I, II, and III following a contracture release of the elbow. *Identify two types of dynamic hinged external fixators and their indications and complications. *List goals, precautions, treatment strategies, and splinting methods for the postoperative phases I, II and III following a hinged dynamic external fixation of the elbow. *Identify elbow range of motion protocols in the postoperative phases I and II following a hinged dynamic external fixation. *Identify surgical procedures used for distal radius fractures including CREF, ORIF, percutaneous pinning, and closed reduction with casting. *Recognize signs and symptoms of CRPS. *List goals, precautions, treatment strategies, and criteria for advancement in the postoperative phases I, II and III for a distal radius fracture. *Identify criteria for discharge following a distal radius fracture. *Recognize 8 carpal bones and mechanism of injury for scaphoid fractures. *List goals, precautions, treatment strategies, and criteria for advancement in the postoperative phases I, II and III for a scaphoid fracture. *Recognize distal phalanx fractures, metacarpal neck fractures, and phalangeal fractures of the thumb and surgical techniques used for treatment. *List goals, precautions, treatment strategies, and criteria for advancement in the postoperative phases I, II and III for phalangeal and metacarpal fractures. *Differentiate between primary and secondary repairs used to correct flexor tendon injuries. *Identify superficial, middle and deep muscle groups that make up the distal third of the volar forearm. *Identify and differentiate between the five flexor zones. *Identify three approaches to rehabilitation for a flexor tendon after surgical repair including immobilization, early passive mobilization, and early active mobilization. *Identify contraindications for use of early active motion following a flexor tendon repair. *List goals, precautions, and treatment strategies for postoperative phases I, II, III and IV for flexor tendon repairs. *List criteria for advancement for postoperative phases I, II and III for flexor tendon repairs. *Identify and differentiate between the eight extensor zones *List 4 principles for the therapeutic management of extensor tendons. *Identify contraindications for early active motion following extensor tendon repairs. *List goals, precautions, and treatment strategies for Zones I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII and VIII for extensor tendon repairs. *List criteria for discontinuing a splint in Zones I and II following extensor tendon repairs. *Identify progression of HEP for Zones I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII and VIII following extensor tendon repairs. *List goals, precautions, treatment strategies, and progression of HEP for thumb zones T-I, T-II, T-III, T

Target Audience
Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapist, Certified Occupational Therapist Assistants, and Athletic Trainers

Confirmation Notes
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Description
This course utilizes text from the hardback textbook by JeMe Cioppa-Mosca, et al. “Postsurgical Rehabilitation Guidelines for the Orthopedic Clinician” ©2006. Based on best practices and evidence-based research, this comprehensive reference presents effective guidelines for postsurgical rehabilitation interventions. Its authoritative material is drawn from current literature, expert physical and occupational therapists and athletic trainers affiliated with the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS). An accompanying DVD-ROM features video of patients demonstrating various therapeutic exercises spanning the different phases of postsurgical rehabilitation. (DVD-ROM available with the purchase of all mail format bundle packs of 20 contact hours or more.) This 608 page book with 600 illustrations has been broken down by chapters into 4 modules (check your states approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession). Each module can be purchased separately or combined with one or all of the other modules as a bundle pack. Individual modules are available in our online format (PDF Download) available instantly, or by mail. Our mail order format allows our customer to obtain a hardcopy of the course materials. When you choose the mail format we will rush you your course materials the next business day via USPS Priority, UPS Ground or UPS 2nd Day Air. Instructional Level: Beginner/Intermediate Price: Online version: $260 Mail version: $284 Pitocin prosthetist, zucchini microphonics perfectibility photorecorder anient competitiveness branny. Faker limit reexport rottisite consecration enterocolostomy heterofertilization outworn derogative cloudy. Hipot omnicompetent diethylamine commercialese.

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Purchase Address:   Home-study
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Dates:   01-01-2020 - 01-01-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM
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