Occupational therapy practitioners play an important role in educating clients on what to expect after surgery including guidance of post-operative therapy protocols and returning to function. This course will discuss the surgical management of CMC thumb arthritis, specifically the ligament reconstruction and tendon interposition (LRTI) surgery as well as post-operative expectations.
This course is also part of our Hand Therapy Review Series. This content would fall under the "Specialty Topics in Upper Extremity Rehabilitation" topic area for the CHT examination.
Course created on May 11, 2021
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, OT Service Delivery, 02109; 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 #20-800257; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Orthopedics
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the anatomy and physiology of the thumb and what happens when undergoing ligament reconstruction & tendon interposition (LRTI) surgery for CMC arthritis.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify how a therapy practitioner can help to guide a client through post-operative management.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize how the LRTI surgery can help an individual return to meaningful occupations.
|5-15 Minutes||Thumb Anatomy & Function|
|15-25 Minutes||CMC OA and Surgical Management via LRTI|
|25-40 Minutes||LRTI Post-Op Surgical Protocol Discussion|
|40-55 Minutes||Discussion of Outcomes and Returning to Meaningful Occupations after LRTI|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
MS OTR/L, CHT
Sara Loesche is an occupational therapist and an Associate Professor at Thomas Jefferson University in the Occupational Therapy Assistant Studies Program. For the past 10 years, she has taught a course in information literacy as it applies to occupational therapy in both the academic and practice environments. This has led to presenting on the topic at both state and national conferences.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 02109. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.1 CEUs (Introductory level, OT Service Delivery Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
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) 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.
International Association for Continuing Education and Training
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National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Beginner level, Orthopedics Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.