This seminar will provide a comprehensive review of fracture fixation, healing, and rehabilitation as they pertain to functional outcomes. Evidence and clinical reasoning will be encouraged as the foundation for intervention planning and return to valued occupations.
This course is part of the “Hand and Upper Extremity Review Series.”
Course created on August 13, 2012
- Identify rehabilitative factors that contribute to fracture healing.
- Identify optimal positions for immobilization following fracture.
- Identify the benefits of early, controlled motion following fracture.
|5-10 Minutes||Fracture fixation and healing|
|10-25 Minutes||Distal radius fractures|
|25-40 Minutes||Metacarpal fractures|
|40-55 Minutes||Proximal phalanx fractures|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion, Question & Answer|
Rebecca Neiduski, Ph.D., OTR/L, CHT
Rebecca Neiduski received her PhD in Educational Foundations at Saint Louis University and an MS in Occupational Therapy from Washington University. She is the Department Chair and Program Director for the Occupational Therapy Program at Concordia University in Wisconsin and continues her practice as a certified hand therapist. Dr. von der Heyde is a yearly volunteer with the Guatemala Healing Hands Foundation.
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