This case study will examine assessments and a problem-based approach to the conservative treatment of the osteoarthritic thumb. Evidence-based treatment approaches will be presented including orthoses, the dynamic stability approach, and joint protection interventions.
Course created on December 6, 2018
Course Type: Video
CEUs/PDUs Offered: AOTA/0.25 Advanced, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention; CE Broker/2.5 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), 639893; IACET/0.3; NBCOT/3.13 Advanced, Orthopedics
- After this course, participants will be able to list three interventions from the dynamic stability approach for treatment of the osteoarthritic thumb.
- After this course, participants will be able to select an orthosis for treatment of the osteoarthritic thumb that has support in the research.
- After this course, participants will be able to report a specific joint protection principle that applies to management of the osteoarthritic thumb.
|40-75 Minutes||Assessment and Intervention|
|75-110 Minutes||CMC Orthotics and Joint Protection|
|110-145 Minutes||Clinician Interview|
Jeanine Beasley, Ed.D., OTR, CHT, FAOTA
Jeanine Beasley, EdD, OTR, CHT, FAOTA is an Occupational Therapist, Certified Hand Therapist, and professor at Grand Valley State University’s Occupational Science and Therapy Department. She also works as a Hand Therapist at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Jeanine is a frequent guest lecturer and has spoken in 16 states and 8 countries. She has authored and co-authored several book chapters and journal articles on hand therapy.
Virginia O'Brien, OTD, OTR/L, CHT
Virginia O'Brien, OTD, OTR/L, CHT, is an occupational therapist and certified hand therapist. She works full time as a clinician and as the Hand Therapy Fellowship Coordinator at the University of Minnesota Health-Hand Center. She is actively involved in clinical and biomechanical research of the thumb and the wrist. She is a published author in the Journal of Hand Therapy and Hand. She has been a contributing editor for the Year Book of Hand and Upper Limb Surgery since 2012. Since 2005, she has lectured on a variety of hand-related topics nationally and internationally.
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