This course will cover the assessment of upper extremity motion and strength in relation to the provision of UE rehabilitation.
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 December 7, 2020
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, OT Service Delivery, 00902; 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 #20-761939; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to identify three types of motion assessed and their effects on function.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify one standard method for assessing active joint motion.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the standard testing grades used for manual muscle testing.
|5-15 Minutes||UE assessment|
|15-35 Minutes||Range of motion assessment|
|35-50 Minutes||Strength testing|
|50-55 Minutes||Interpreting/using the results of testing|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
MS OTR/L, CHT
Valeri is an occupational therapist and certified hand therapist with over 37 years experience in a variety of settings. She has been a CHT for the past 26 years. She received a BS in OT from Indiana University, and an MS in Community Health from The University of Kansas.
In her current position, she developed and implement a new pediatric hand therapy program for St. Louis Children’s Hospital.
In addition to working in clinical settings, Valeri’s experience includes over 15 years teaching at the graduate level for occupational therapy programs in the Midwest.
She has provided professional presentations and lectures both nationally and internationally for therapists on a variety of therapy topics. She participated for seven years as faculty of the CHT test prep course for ASHT.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.
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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, 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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