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Elbow Stiffness: Biological and Neurological Considerations

Course: #4578Level: Advanced1 Hour 602 Reviews
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The unique anatomy and physiology of the elbow joint are explored in the context of contracture development. Contributions of neurological mechanisms of bicipital co-contraction and shoulder girdle substitution to elbow stiffness are elucidate as are implications for therapy management.

This course is part of our Hand Therapy Review Series. This content would fall under the "Upper Extremity Evaluation & Intervention" topic area for the CHT examination.

Course created on February 4, 2020

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Advanced, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Client Factors; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-766726; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Advanced, Orthopedics

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the physiological timing of contracture development.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list neurophysiological/occupation-based phenomena associated with the development of elbow stiffness.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe preventative strategies designed to reduce occupational performance deficits with elbow stiffness.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-25 Minutes Evolutionary/anatomical/biomechanical review of the elbow joint
25-40 Minutes The development of stiffness: General process and unique considerations of the elbow joint.
40-55 Minutes Motor learning and movement of the elbow
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q & A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Paul Bonzani has received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Paul Bonzani has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Occupational Therapy Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.1 CEUs (Advanced level, Category 1: Domain of OT - Client Factors Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


CE Broker

CE Broker

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA OccupationalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.


National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Advanced level, Orthopedics Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.