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The Wrist and Carpals: An Analytical Approach to Rehabilitation of the Wrist

Rehab Education

Format(s):   Live Seminars
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours:   14
Registration Fee:   $499

Upon completion of course, therapist will: recognize the complexity of the wrist demonstrate a sequential examination of the wrist develop a treatment plan based on physiological, biological and biomechanical principles for the wrist recognize the principles and perform joint mobilization for the wrist and carpals (joint mobilization lab) This course features an in-depth presentation of: anatomy of the wrist kinematics of the wrist and forearm evaluation of the wrist–with hands-on lab distal radius fractures carpal dislocations and instabilities carpal fractures common surgical procedures of the wrist Joint mobilization lab TFCC injuries management of the stiff wrist CPM for the wrist and forearm Video clips presented throughout the PowerPoint presentations demonstrate clinical reasoning and simplify understanding of this complex topic. Several ideas for research will be generated during the course to stimulate evidence based practice.

Target Audience
Occupational Therapists
Physical Therapists
Certified Hand Therapists

Confirmation Notes
14 contact hours in upper extremity and hand therapy education This course is accepted by many professional credentialing organizations and state professional regulatory boards. Rules and regulations change frequently without notification, and apply differently to live and online courses. Please check with your state board to confirm accuracy of this list and acceptance of contact hours. Certificate of Attendance will be issued to all participants upon completion of the course and may be used for CEU verification of credits. CE credits vary by state. Please check with your state board/certifying agency to confirm conversion of contact hours to CE. See links below. AOTA Approved Provider Physical Therapy Board of California: The Physical Therapy Board of California recognizes Rehab Education, LLC as an approval agency to approve providers offering continuing competency courses for CA licensed PTs and PTAs. This course is approved for 14 contact hours. California OT Board: This course and instructor have been approved by the CA Board of OT for 14 contact hours of post-professional education in the advanced practice area of hand therapy. Approval #22-H9. Illinois State Board of Physical Therapy: Approved CE Sponsor by Illinois State Board of Physical Therapy, Division of Professional Regulations, Approval #216.000227. (Course must be taken prior to 09-30-2016) NY State Physical Therapy Board: Rehab Education, LLC is recognized as an approved provider of PT and PTA continuing education by the NY State Education Department Board of Physical Therapy. (Course must be taken prior to 05-10-2018) PA State Board of Physical Therapy: This course has been approved by the Pennsylvania State Board Physical Therapy for 14 contact hours. Approval #PTCE008371. (Course must be taken between 05-20-2015 and 12-31-2016) American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Approved Provider #6177: These states currently recognize AOTA Approved Providers for OT continuing education either in regulatory language or by formal written communication to AOTA: Alaska Arkansas Delaware District of Columbia Illinois Indiana Kentucky Louisiana Maryland Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nevada New Hampshire New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oregon Oklahoma Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina Tennessee Texas Vermont Virginia The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

Day 1
Day 1 7:30 : 8:00 Registration 8:00 – 10:00 Pre-Test Anatomy of the Wrist and Forearm 10:00 – 10:15 Break 10:15 – 12:00 Wrist and Forearm Kinematics 12:00 – 1:00 Lunch on your own 1:00 – 3:00 Hands on Evaluation of the Wrist 3:00 – 3:15 Break 3:15 – 5:00 Carpal Dislocation and Instabilities Day 2 7:30 : 8:00 Registration 8:00 – 10:00 Carpal Fractures 10:00 – 10:15 Break 10:15 – 12:00 Distal Radius Fractures 12:00 – 1:00 Lunch on your own 1:00 – 2:00 Common Surgical Procedures of the Wrist 2:00 – 3:00 TFCC Tears 3:00 – 3:15 Break 3:15 – 4:00 Joint Mobilization Wrist – Hands on Post-Test

This intermediate to advanced level course focuses on the management of wrist and carpal kinematics. This lecture and lab course is designed to enhance the understanding of the complexity of the wrist joint, and the assessment and management of various conditions affecting the wrist. The purpose of this course is to enhance theoretical knowledge to be better able to problem solve and design treatment programs for a variety of upper extremity conditions. Program subject to change. Participants are cautioned to apply new information and skills within the scope of state licensure law. During hands-on lab sessions, course instructor(s) will evaluate each participant’s techniques/skills learned to determine proficiency for course completion.
Program subject to change. Participants are cautioned to apply new information and skills within the scope of state licensure law.
Please note:
Live courses require a minimum number of participants to operate. You will receive a written confirmation when minimum is met. Do not purchase non-refundable travel until you receive official written confirmation. Please see our cancellation policy here.

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