This course will provide an overview of trigger finger including the anatomy, etiology, incidence and prevalence. This course will also discuss the current evidence based approaches to treating trigger finger.
Course created on November 7, 2018
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/PDUs Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), 687452; IACET/0.1; NBCOT/1.25 Beginner, Orthopedics
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the anatomical structures involved in trigger finger and identify its stages.
- After this course, participants will be able to choose appropriate tools for use in assessment of trigger finger.
- After this course, participants will be able to determine the best treatment approaches and protocol according to the evidence presented.
|5-15 Minutes||Overview to define diagnosis, structures involved and stages|
|15-30 Minutes||Assessment and outcome measures|
|30-40 Minutes||Evidence based approaches|
|40-50 Minutes||Orthotic management of TF with review for patterns and options|
|50-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
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Dianna Lunsford, OTD, M.Ed, OTR/L, CHT
Dianna Lunsford is an Assistant Professor at Gannon University, OTD program. Dianna has been an occupational therapist for 27 years and a certified hand therapist for almost 20. Dianna has presented locally, nationally and internationally and is a published author on a variety of topics.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
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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.
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National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
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