This is the first course in a 2-part series that will provide clinical assessment tools and guidelines to utilize in the treatment planning for the upper extremity involved population. This session will focus on the screening and assessment of pain, wounds, scars, vascular, and edema.
This is the first course in a 2-part series.
Course created on August 13, 2019
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Evaluation; 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 #20-670069; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Orthopedics
- After this course, participants will be able to define 3 primary upper extremity components to address for a comprehensive upper extremity examination.
- After this course, participants will be able to list 2 pain and outcome tools.
- After this course, participants will be able to list 2 components of wound care assessment.
- After this course, participants will be able to list 2 components of scar and edema assessment.
|5-10 Minutes||Objectives and Rationale|
|10-20 Minutes||Screening and Subjective|
|20-25 Minutes||Pain and outcome tools|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Valeri Calhoun, MS, OTR/L, CHT
Valeri is an occupational therapist and certified hand therapist with over 35 years of experience in a variety of settings. For the last 12 years, Valeri has focused solely on the pediatric and adolescent hand population. She received a BS in OT from Indiana University and an MS in Community Health from The University of Kansas. Valeri has been a Certified Hand Therapist since 1994. In her current position, she developed and implemented a new pediatric hand therapy program for St. Louis Children’s Hospital.
In addition to working in clinical settings, Valeri’s experience includes over 15 years teaching at the graduate level for occupational therapy programs in the Midwest. She has provided professional presentations and lectures both nationally and internationally for therapists on a variety of therapy topics. She participated for seven years as faculty of the CHT test prep course for ASHT.
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