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INTRODUCTION TO HAND THERAPY

Therapy Network Seminars


Format(s):   Live Seminars
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy / Athletic Training
Contact Hours:   15
Registration Fee:   $495


Objectives
Course Participants will: 1) Identify the proper procedures for basic upper extremity evaluations including ROM, rapid grip, edema, sensibility, and proper documentation 2) Identify signs and symptoms for a variety of diagnoses related to the upper extremity including nerve compression, DeQuervains, Dupuytrens Contracture, Trigger Finger etc 3) Identify appropriate static and dynamic splints for the treatment of various upper extremity problems including splint wearing schedule, indications, and contra-indications. 4) Select and prioritize treatment options and develop effective home programs to reduce the number of necessary therapy sessions. 5) Identify several techniques to assess the non-compliant patient 6) Identify the warning signs of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS/RSD) as early interventions may prevent further development of symptoms.

Target Audience
PT OT AT OTA PTA

Confirmation Notes
All on-line registrations will be sent a confirmation email with hotel information and any additional course information. Cancellation Policy POLICY: Registration fee less a $75 administrative charge is refundable if cancellation received 14 days prior to program date. No refunds will be given after that time. Therapy Network, Inc. reserves the right to cancel a seminar and will refund in full the registration fee only. TNI is NOT responsible for registrants non-refundable airfare, accommodations or fees.

Agenda
SATURDAY 8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:30 Upper Extremity Anatomy: bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and nerves. 9:00 Upper Extremity Evaluation: ROM, Motor strength, Sensibility, Edema, Patient history, interview 10:15 BREAK 10:30 RSI, Ligament Injuries and Instabilities -Carpal Tunnel Syndrome -Gamekeeper Thumb -Volar plate injury (PIP joint) 12:00 LUNCH (On your own) 1:00 Ligament Continued -Collateral ligament tear -Carpal ligament instability & TFCC ...splinting and rehab program 2:45 Fracture Management and Rehab -Finger (distal, middle & proximal phalanges) -Metacarpal, Carpal, & Radius/Ulna ...splinting, edema mgmt, wound care, precautions, appropriate modalities & strengthening following casting, open reduction, and external fixation techniques. 3:15 BREAK 3:30 Fractures Continued 5:30 Questions and Adjourn SUNDAY 8:00 Flexor tendon zone repair and rehab s/p tenolysis extensor tendon laceration, repair, and rehab 10:15 BREAK 10:30 Arthritis: -Thumb CMC (pre and post) - Rheumatoid Arthritis -Flexor tenosynovitis -Extensor tenosynovitis -Trigger thumb / finger -MP joint arthroplasties (implants) 12:00 LUNCH (On your own) 1:00 Epicondolytis Dequervains (pre and post) Wrist Ganglions Dupuytren Contractures 2:45 Traumatic injuries and Complications -Nerve lacerations (radial, median, ulnar, & digital) -Crush Injuries 3:15 BREAK 3:30 Traumatic injuries Continued -Complex Regional Pain Syndrome **(CRPS/RSD) -The Stiff Hand -Infections 5:00 Questions and Adjourn

Description
Register 2 or more people and receive $50 off EACH registration!! (*not available to discount club members*) All registrations must be received within 72 hours to be eligible for the group discount** Call 866.392.3343 to register your group today!** Regular Registration Rate: $495 This is a comprehensive, practical, and non-intimidating program designed for the clinician who is interested in pursuing hand therapy or is new to the field. This course takes an in-depth look at the management of common upper extremity diagnosis integrating anatomy and pathology with the evaluation and treatment process. Topics covered include static and dynamic splinting, electrical and thermal modalities, edema, sensibility, ROM, home program development and proper documentation.

PARTICIPANTS COMMENTS *I am ABSOLUTELY IMPRESSED with this course *BEST CONTINUING ED COURSE Ive ever attended. * Every therapist should be required to have this info. *GREAT -non-intimidating information with lots of info. * I enjoyed the DOWN-TO-EARTH style & the encouragement to all who are interested to pursue hand therapy.


Dates and Locations
 
Register Address:   ATLANTA Georgia
Location:   TBD
Dates:   09-12-2020 - 09-13-2020, 8:00AM 5:00PM
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Register Address:   CHICAGO Illinois
Location:   TBD
Dates:   09-26-2020 - 09-27-2020, 8:00AM 5:00PM
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Register Address:   BALTIMORE Maryland
Location:   TBD
Dates:   11-07-2020 - 11-08-2020, 8:00AM 5:00PM
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