Patients with a traumatic peripheral nerve injury can present with a broad spectrum of sensory and/or motor dysfunction and can be challenging to assess and treat. This course will review the assessment and management of patients after traumatic upper extremity nerve injury.
This course is part of the "Management of Upper Extremity Trauma" Virtual Conference - Day 3.
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 8, 2017
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Advanced, 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), CE Broker #20-564593; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Advanced, Orthopedics
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the classification of nerve injury.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify strategies of sensorimotor reeducation.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the assessment after nerve injury.
|5-20 Minutes||Nerve Injury and Classification|
|30-40 Minutes||Strategies for Surgical Reconstruction|
|40-55 Minutes||Rehabilitation Strategies after Nerve Injury|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q and A|
Christine Novak, PT, PhD is an Associate Professor (Department of Surgery & Program in Physical Therapy, University of Toronto), Scientist (Toronto Rehab) and Research Associate (Toronto Western Hospital Hand Clinic). Her clinical practice and research have focused on clinical outcomes and assessment of patients with musculoskeletal disorders, particularly nerve injury and compression. She has over 100 peer review publications, in addition to numerous national and international presenations.
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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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