This course will cover the topic of assessment in hand therapy. Included in the course are a review of goniometry within the hand and thumb, edema measurement, and functional assessment tools. This is Part 1 of a 2-part course.
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 June 24, 2021
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, OT Service Delivery, 02400; CE Broker/1.0 General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-843983; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize total active motion for the fingers.
- After this course, participants will be able to list measurements for progress in thumb in its various planes of motion.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify figure 8 edema hand measures.
|5-15 Minutes||Finger goniometry|
|15-20 Minutes||Thumb goniometry|
|20-25 Minutes||Special cases|
|40-50 Minutes||Special tests|
|50-55 Minutes||Visual exam|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q & A|
M.H.S. OTR/L, CHT
Marie graduated with a BS in occupational therapy in 1994, post-professional Master of Health Science in 2001, and earned the certified hand therapist designation in 2002. She has practiced hand therapy in the city of Pittsburgh since 2005. She is adjunct faculty at the University of Pittsburgh occupational therapy program on the topics of orthosis fabrication and hand therapy.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
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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.
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