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Introduction to Hand Therapy

Clinical Specialty Education


Format(s):   Live Seminars
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours:   15
Registration Fee:   $499


Objectives
Understand the anatomy of the hand, especially as it relates to hand pathology.
Describe the fundamentals of a thorough hand evaluation.
Describe exercise techniques and equipment used in hand therapy.
Describe the indications for therapeutic modalities in treatment of the hand.
Understand wound healing principles and identify products used to effectively manage wounds and scars.
Discuss the etiology, pathology, and clinical treatment of common hand injuries/diseases.
Identify prefabricated and custom splints used to treat specific hand injuries/diagnosis
Express an understanding of splint categories, material selectio and design principles

Target Audience
PT, PTA, OT, COTA

Confirmation Notes
Cancellation Policy
75% refund if participant cancels before 10 days from course date – no refund within 10 days. Full refund if course is cancelled by CSE
THIS COURSE IS ELIBIBLE FOR 15 CONTACT HOURS OR 1.5 CEU’s
AOTA approval #8696


Description
This course has been attended by over 6,000 therapists since its inception over 25 years ago! It has been recognized as a comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of caring for all hand injuries. This course is designed to provide P.T’s., O.T’s, and assistants with current and in-depth information on evaluating and treating patients with injuries to the hand. The emphasis is on topics which are clinically applicable for patient care. Lecture portions cover the following topics: functional anatomy; comprehensive hand evaluation; exercises for strength and range of motion; modalities; wound and scar care; splinting principles and demonstrations; and protocols for treatment of common hand pathologies.

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Register Address:   New Orleans Louisiana
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Dates:   04-21-2018 - 04-22-2018, 12:00AM 12:00AM
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Register Address:   Oakland California
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Dates:   05-19-2018 - 05-20-2018, 12:00AM 12:00AM
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Register Address:   Reno Nevada
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Dates:   06-02-2018 - 06-03-2018, 12:00AM 12:00AM
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Register Address:   Minneaolis Minnesota
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Dates:   07-14-2018 - 07-15-2018, 12:00AM 12:00AM
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Register Address:   Phoenix Arizona
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Dates:   09-08-2018 - 09-09-2018, 12:00AM 12:00AM
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Register Address:   Sacramento California
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Dates:   10-27-2018 - 10-28-2018, 12:00AM 12:00AM
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Register Address:   Atlanta Georgia
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Dates:   12-15-2018 - 12-16-2018, 12:00AM 12:00AM
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