This course will cover upper extremity assessment and treatment strategies for the pediatric/young adult population affected by joint hypermobility syndromes. The treatment focuses on both orthopedic strategies along with adaptive methods for these individuals.
For updated information, please refer to the Ehlers-Danlos Society website (https://www.ehlers-danlos.com/eds-types/).
Course created on January 20, 2022
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, OT Service Delivery, 03594; 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 #20-894959; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to identify criteria for the diagnosis of joint hypermobility syndrome.
- After this course, participants will be able to list two common concerns patients with joint hypermobility of the hand joints report.
- After this course, participants will be able to list one occupational therapy intervention for patients with reported hand pain with writing.
|10-15 Minutes||Why they seek out OT|
|15-25 Minutes||OT evaluation and assessment|
|25-35 Minutes||Effects on function per age|
|35-55 Minutes||OT treatment strategies: peds, school age, injury-specific; adolescent/young adults|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q & A|
MS OTR/L, CHT
Valeri is an Occupational Therapist with over 38 years of experience as an OT and the last 28 of those as a CHT. She has worked primarily as a pediatric and young adult hand therapist. Valeri has presented both nationally and internationally in the area of pediatric hand therapy along with publishing current research in the field. She has instructed for ASHT and previously presented webinars for occupationaltherapy.com. Valeri has taught at multiple OT schools. She was implemental in organizing and leading a hand camp for children with upper limb differences.
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OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, 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) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina or Tennessee, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
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