Functional, biomechanical, and psychosocial interventions for complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) will be discussed in this course using case studies and best practices to help clients improve function.
Course created on January 26, 2023
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, OT Service Delivery, 05968; CE Broker/1.0 General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), Related To OT (AZ), Related To OT (LA), Directly Related To OT (MS), Directly Related To OT (TN), CE Broker #20-989046; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize two self-reported functional outcome measures, Rand SF and Upper Limb Functional Index, which address physical and psychological concerns.
- After this course, participants will be able to compare and contrast biomechanical, psycho-social, and realistic functional OT goals and treatment strategies with this population.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify recent research on CRPS.
|10-55 Minutes||CRPS: Case studies, evidence-based practice|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q & A|
OTD, OTR/L, CHT, CEAS
Janice Rocker received her clinical Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree from USC in 2014, and her master's degree in occupational therapy from Boston University in 1985. She passed the Hand Therapy Certification exam when it was first offered in 1991. In 2005, she became a Certified Structural Yoga Therapist to help her clients manage stress and pain due to injury or degenerative conditions. She is also a Certified AOTA Fieldwork Educator (2014), and a Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist (2019).
Dr. Rocker has lectured on wound healing, custom static and dynamic orthotic fabrication, ergonomics, physical agent modalities, joint protection, cumulative trauma, body mechanics, and hand/upper extremity rehabilitation. She has published articles in the American Journal of Occupational Therapy, OT Practice magazine and in the American Society of Hand Therapists quarterly newsletter. She coordinated the outpatient hand and upper extremity rehabilitation program at the Keck Medical Center of USC, LA, California, from December 2007 through September 2022.
Recent presentations include September 2022, invited speaker at the USC monthly Hand Conference for MDs, fellows, and residents: OT Hand Rehabilitation & MD Collaboration. October 2021, selected to present at the American Society of Hand Therapists Annual Conference: Beyond Xiaflex & McCash: Needle Aponeurotomy, Radiotherapy & Rehabilitation for Recurrent Dupuytren’s Disease; also selected to present a research poster: American & International Student Perceptions on Educational & Mentoring Opportunities, Barriers, & Resources Needed for Global Hand Therapy.
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