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Post-Op Management of Thumb Arthroplasty: An Overview

Course: #5129Level: Introductory1 Hour
Live WebinarThu, May 6, 2021 at 3:00 pm EDT

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.

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Live Webinar

Thu, May 6, 2021 at 3:00 pm EDT

CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, OT Service Delivery, 02109; CE Broker/1.0 Live, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), Related To Direct Hands-On Patient Care (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-794601; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Orthopedics

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter 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.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify how a therapy practitioner can help to guide a client through post-operative management.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to recognize how the LRTI surgery can help an individual return to meaningful occupations.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
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

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Sara Loesche was paid an honorarium by OccupationalTherapy.com for this presentation. Nonfinancial: Sara Loesche has no non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Occupational Therapy Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 02109. This distance learning - interactive 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.


CE Broker

CE Broker

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, Live, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), Related to Direct Hands-On Patient Care (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.


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA OccupationalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.


National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

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.