This course will provide education in both congenital and traumatic thumb conditions in the pediatric populations and therapeutic treatment to address the conditions.
Course created on October 30, 2018
Course Type: Video
CEUs/PDUs Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Client Factors; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC); IACET/0.1; NBCOT/1.25 Intermediate, Pediatrics
- After this course, participants will be able to identify two congenital conditions of the thumb that affect functional use of the hand.
- After this course, participants will be able to define one traumatic condition that can affect functional use of the thumb and hand.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe one treatment method to address the laxity or instability of the thumb joints.
|5-10 Minutes||Normal thumb development|
|10-25 Minutes||Congenital thumb conditions; Effects on Function|
|35-50 Minutes||Traumatic conditions of the pediatric thumb; Effects on function|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Valeri Calhoun, MS, OTR/L, CHT
Valeri is an Occupational Therapist with over 35 years experience as an OT and the last 25 of those as a CHT. She works exclusively as a pediatric hand therapist. Valeri has presented both nationally and internationally in the area of pediatric hand therapy along 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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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved CE provider #7659 by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This course is offered for 0.1 CEUs (Intermediate level, Category 1: Domain of OT - Client Factors 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.
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
OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Intermediate level, Pediatrics Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.