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Hands-On Tendon Trauma

Clinical Specialty Education


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


Objectives
Course Objectives/Learner Outcomes
* Identify the anatomy of the flexor and extensor tendons of the hand
* Identify the injury zones of the flexor and extensor tendons and how injuries at different levels affect treatment and prognosis.
* Describe the mechanisms of tendon healing and what factors can affect results
* Describe various treatment protocols for different types and levels of injury for both flexor and extensor injuries.
* Explain appropriate evaluation procedures used to assess tendon gliding, tendon adhesion, and joint contracture.
* List the complications following flexor and extensor tendon injury and conservative and surgical treatment approaches to solve these.
* Fabricate both static/dynamic splints used in tendon rehabilitation.
* Describe the indications and functions of a variety of splints used for post-op protection, tissue stretching, and exercise.

Confirmation Notes
THIS COURSE IS ELIBIBLE FOR 15 CONTACT HOURS OR 1.5 CEU’s
Approved by CA APTA
AOTA approval #8996
75% refund if participant cancels before 10 days from course date - no refund within 10 days Full refund if course is cancelled by CSE
Successful completion by attending entire workshop and successfully passing post-test (Score of 80%) and successful fabrication of 4 completed splints
The assignment of AOTA CEU’s does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


Agenda
Course Agenda Day 1
Course Hours 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Includes 1 hour lunch and 2 -15 minute breaks
* Flexor Tendon Anatomy * Flexor Tendon Healing * Treatment protocols Washington Regime Indiana Protocol Duran Protocol MAMTT Zone ! – Evans Protocol * Splint fabrication lab * Evaluation of tendons/joints * Complications of flexor tendon injuries * Case studies/problem solving lab * Tenolysis/2 stage reconstruction * Splint fabrication lab
Course Agenda – DAY 2
Course Hours 8:00am – 5:00 pm Includes 1 hour lunch and 2 -15 min breaks
*Extensor tendon anatomy * Extensor tendon healing * Treatment protocols Mallet injury Early mobilization Protocols Zones III-VII and thumb *Splint fabrication lab *Evaluation of tendons and joints * Complications of extensor tendon injuries * Case studies/Problem solving lab *Tenolysis and tendon graft * Splint fabrication lab * Wrap up/questions Course evaluation/Post test

Description
The original comprehensive course for treatment of flexor and extensor tendon injuries to the hand!
Hands-on Tendon Trauma: This is a comprehensive course for the rehabilitation of flexor and extensor tendon injuries to the hand. The most current treatment approaches for tendon injuries at all levels are presented. Tendon anatomy, as well as tendon healing are reviewed. Detailed splinting and exercise protocols for all levels and types of injury are presented. Evaluation and treatment of common complications is discussed including post-op management of tenolysis and tendon grafting. Case study discussions compliment the lectures, and splinting demonstrations by Patricia allow ample time for observation and questions. Splints demonstrated will include both post-injury splints as well as tissue stretching and exercise splints.
6 months splinting experience or the completion of the course Focus on Splinting is recommended.
This course meets the requirements for Category 1 –Domain of OT
Class size limited – register early
This course is approved by the California APTA (CPTA)
Certificates of completion will be issued upon completion of a course evaluation form passing of a final exam with a score of 80%
Participants may purchase splint material on-site for $30 or may bring their own material per list provided in confirmation letter.


Dates and Locations
 
Register Address:   Montego Bay Jamaica International
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Dates:   02-10-2018 - 02-11-2018, 12:00AM 12:00AM
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Register Address:   Baltimore Maryland
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Dates:   03-24-2018 - 03-25-2018, 12:00AM 12:00AM
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Register Address:   Tucson Arizona
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Dates:   05-05-2018 - 05-06-2018, 12:00AM 12:00AM
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Register Address:   South LAke Tahoe Nevada
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Dates:   06-30-2018 - 07-01-2018, 12:00AM 12:00AM
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Register Address:   Oakland California
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Dates:   09-22-2018 - 09-23-2018, 12:00AM 12:00AM
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Register Address:   Anaheim California
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Dates:   10-20-2018 - 10-21-2018, 12:00AM 12:00AM
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