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Orthopedic Physical Assessment: Module 2: Elbow
Discipline(s): Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours: 3
Registration Fee: $51
1. Identify the resting position, close packed position and the capsular pattern of the
ulnohumeral, radiohumeral, and the superior radioulnar joint.
2. Discuss applied anatomy of the ulnohumeral, radiohumeral, and the superior
3. Systematically assess patient history, observation, physical examination, and
functional status of patients with elbow pathology.
4. Identify 13 muscles of the elbow: their actions, innervation, and nerve root
5. Identify involved nerves and nerve root levels in nerve injuries about the elbow
by assessing the motor, sensory, and functional loss.
6. Identify the arc and position of elbow flexion required to accomplish 15 daily
7. Identify 15 activities of daily living accomplished with pronation and supination
of up to 50° each.
8. Identify tests for ligamentous instability, epicondylitis, joint dysfunction, and
9. Review 4 types of diagnostic imaging and rationale for its use.
Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapist Assistants.
This course utilizes text from the hardback textbook by David J. Magee “Orthopedic Physical Assessment” Fifth Edition ©2008. The fifth edition of “Orthopedic Physical Assessment” offers a straightforward, systematic approach to performing a neuromusculoskeletal assessment and explains the rationale behind various aspects of the assessment. Every joint of the body is covered, and separate chapters cover such specific topics as the principles of assessment, head and face, gait, posture, emergency sports assessment and the extremities. It also offers unparalleled coverage of the extremities, clear explanations of positions and movements, and extensive use of tables and illustrations including many radiographs to highlight key points.
Dates and Locations
01-01-2020 - 01-01-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM