This course is a review of scar biology and abnormal scar development, with a focus on those scars that may pose barriers to function. Information is provided on conservative care provided by OTs, including scar assessment, intervention, and outcomes measurements.
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 17, 2021
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, OT Service Delivery, 01660; 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 #20-815210; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the features of abnormal scarring.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the functional impact abnormal scarring may have on a client.
- After this course, participants will be able to list recommendations for scar management that are supported by evidence.
|5-15 Minutes||Scar biology|
|15-25 Minutes||Assessment of scarring and function|
|25-40 Minutes||Conservative intervention for abnormal scarring|
|40-50 Minutes||Outcomes measurements|
|50-55 Minutes||Clinical application of recommendations|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q & A|
OTD, MS, OTR/L
Patti Sharp is an occupational therapist with 18 years of pediatric experience who works in outpatient therapy at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. She received her Master of Occupational Therapy degree from Washington University in St. Louis in 2001 and her Doctorate from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in 2012. Patti was recently awarded specialty certification in pediatrics by the American Occupational Therapy Association. She previously worked in burns and neurorehabilitation, but now focuses on enhancing care in the developmental world. Patti is an adjunct instructor at the University of Cincinnati and has a contagious passion for evidence-based practice that she aims to share with students and peers.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 01660. 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, 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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