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Pediatric Hand Therapy and Orthotic Intervention for Musculoskeletal Conditions (Hybrid Online CE Course)

Rehab Education


Format(s):   Live Webinar
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours:   15.5
Registration Fee:   $459


Objectives
Identify 3 unique aspects of hand therapy for pediatric patients with musculoskeletal conditions. Identify the appropriate age norms for 3 specific developmental skills below the age of 5 years that affect hand skill development List 3 pediatric evaluation tools that are standardized for use on pediatric patients with upper extremity conditions. Choose 2 treatment techniques that would be appropriate to utilize after surgery for a pediatric patient with one of the following conditions: brachial plexus palsy, upper extremity trauma, congenital hand conditions, neuromuscular disorders, and rheumatologic conditions Identify 3 ways to improve compliance and wear time with orthotic intervention for a pediatric patient with musculoskeletal conditions Compare two differences in treatment of flexor tendon repair of the hand for pediatric patients vs. adult patients. Adapt 3 common items found in the home or clinic into treatment or home program ideas for improving motion or function of the upper extremity Create 6 orthoses, from beginning of the design process to the finalization of the orthotic fabrication, correctly utilizing all of the orthotic mechanical principles. Critique each fabricated orthosis for correct fit by utilizing 3 factors: freedom of distal joints, 3 points of pressure, appropriate application of straps. Propose 3 appropriate therapy goals and treatment strategies for the pediatric patient with neuromuscular condition described in the scenario.

Confirmation Notes
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.

Description
Pediatric patients are different from adult patients and can pose many challenges. This specialized hybrid online CE course provides a valuable learning opportunity for a pediatric therapist who is challenged by the orthopedic issues that arise when treating musculoskeletal conditions and for hand therapists who treat adults and are challenged when faced with a pediatric patient.

Dates and Locations
 
Register Address:   Live Webinar
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Dates:   08-15-2021 - 11-12-2021, 12:00AM 12:00AM
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