This course begins with an in-depth overview of the anatomy and mechanics of traumatic brachial plexus injury, possible nerve transfers, and delves into the role of OT in evaluating and monitoring the progress of recovery. Additionally, it highlights treatment priorities and techniques that may be helpful in the rehabilitation of this patient population.
Live WebinarThu, Feb 6, 2020 at 3:00 pm EST
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Advanced, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Client Factors; CE Broker/1.0 Live, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), Related To Direct Hands-On Patient Care (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-758420; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Advanced, Orthopedics
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the anatomy of the brachial plexus and surrounding structures that may be affected by injury
- After this course, participants will be able to identify and prioritize components of evaluation in brachial plexus injury.
- After this course, participants will be able to list rehabilitation approaches and techniques that are beneficial when working with patients with brachial plexus injury.
|15-25 Minutes||Nerve transfers|
|45-50 Minutes||Orthoses and positioning|
|50-55 Minutes||Case Study|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Anna VanVoorhis Miller, MS, OTR/L, CHT
Anna spent 7 years as an OT and CHT at Washington University School of Medicine where she specialized in the care of nerve injuries and nerve transfers. During her time at Wash U, she also contributed to the Department of Defense-funded research in nerve transfers to increase hand function following spinal cord injury.
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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 (Advanced 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, Live, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), Related to Direct Hands-On Patient Care (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
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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, Orthopedics Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.