This course reviews the role of reconstructive surgery post tetraplegia to restore UE function. Using lecture, empirical data, and case studies, we will explore options for surgical interventions, anticipated outcomes, and interventions to optimize those outcomes.
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.
Course created on May 19, 2021
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Advanced, OT Service Delivery, 02213; CE Broker/1.0 Computer-Based Training, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), Related To OT (AZ), Related To OT (LA), Directly Related To OT (MS), Directly Related To OT (TN), CE Broker #20-837217; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Advanced, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to apply the role of skilled occupational therapy when working with clients of reconstructive surgery after tetraplegia.
- After this course, participants will be able to evaluate clients during skilled occupational therapy sessions for impact on function as a result of surgical procedure after tetraplegia.
- After this course, participants will be able to apply the role of occupational therapy post-op and goals for rehabilitation.
|5-30 Minutes||Surgical options|
|30-55 Minutes||Anticipated outcomes and interventions|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q and A|
OTR/L, OTD, CPAM, CKTP
Dr. Rebecca Martin is the Manager of Clinical Education and Training at the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury (ICSCI) at Kennedy Krieger Institute and an Assistant Professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Martin received her Bachelors of Science from Boston University in 2001 and her Occupational Therapy Doctorate from Rocky Mountain University in 2008. As the Manager of Clinical Education and Training, she is responsible for program development, staff training, and oversight of the clinical research program. Dr. Martin speaks nationally on topics related to Activity-Based Rehabilitation; she has taught many continuing education courses in the areas of neurological pathology, rehabilitation, and research. Her current research is in novel applications of electrical stimulation to restore functions lost to spinal cord injury.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 02213. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.1 CEUs (Advanced 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, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC), Related to OT (AZ), Related to OT (LA), Directly Related to OT (MS), Directly Related to OT (TN) 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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National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Advanced level, Rehabilitation Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.