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Upper Extremity and Hand Therapy- Module 4: Common Shoulder and Elbow Diagnosis

Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy
Contact Hours:   5
Registration Fee:   $60

At the completion of this course, participants should be able to:
1.Better understand the anatomy of the shoulder
2.Perform a thorough cervical screening
3.Discuss thoracic outlet syndrome/brachial plexopathy
4.Discuss a proximal humerus fracture
5.Discuss frozen shoulder/adhesive capsulitis
6.Discuss glenohumeral instability
7.Discuss rotator cuff disease
8.Understand case studies related to shoulder fractures/dysfunction
9.Better understand the anatomy of the elbow
10.Understand elbow kinematics
11.Discuss distal humeral fractures
12.Discuss proximal ulnar fractures
13.Discuss radial head fractures
14.Discuss distal biceps tendon injury
15.Understand case studies related to elbow fractures/dysfunction

Target Audience
Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants

Confirmation Notes
Methods of Instruction: Online course available via internet
Educational Level:Intermediate
CEU Information: Click here for CEU approvals.

This course is derived from the textbook by Cynthia Cooper “Fundamentals of Hand Therapy: Clinical Reasoning and Treatment Guidelines for Common Diagnoses of the Upper Extremity” © 2007. This illustrated text and reference emphasizes the fundamentals of hand therapy – for both specialists and non-specialists who encounter clients with hand issues. It provides a consistent format with tips and guidelines for hand therapy treatment. Coverage includes hand anatomy, key terms and concepts, and the evaluation process. A focus on professional issues includes clients with functional somatic syndromes and challenging behavior, client-therapist rapport, and the roles of therapy assistants. Providing many case studies, this text helps therapists think critically about clients' individual needs.
Module 4: Common Shoulder and Elbow Diagnoses covers chapters 10 through 11.
Chapter 10: Common Shoulder Diagnoses
Chapter 11: Common Elbow Diagnoses

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