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Hand, Upper Extremity, And Orthopedics CEU Courses for OTs

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Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and POTS: Holistic Approach to Hand Therapy
Presented by Eun-Jin Bibianna Lee, MS, OTR/L, CHT
Live WebinarThu, Jun 27, 2024 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #6427Level: Intermediate2 Hours
A holistic occupational therapy approach to the treatment of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS), including a demonstration of breathing and progressive relaxation techniques to address multiple systems involved in EDS, will be discussed in this course. This course will also focus on assessing appropriate, functional, and practical hand orthoses for clients with hypermobile EDS who may require multiple orthoses to stabilize joints of the hand and digits.

Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Clinician's Approach To Diagnosis, Complications, And Rehabilitation, Part 1
Presented by Rina Pandya, PT, DPT, FHEA, PGLTHE
Live WebinarTue, Jul 16, 2024 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #6401Level: Advanced2 Hours
This course discusses the anatomical structures and arthrokinematics of the shoulder joint, which are essential for successful rehabilitation following shoulder arthroplasty. Participants will gain insights into recognizing indications for Total Shoulder Arthroplasty (TSA), distinguishing between diverse pathologies, and understanding conditions warranting TSA intervention. Additionally, attendees will hone their skills in conducting thorough pre-operative assessments for patients slated for shoulder arthroplasty, enhancing their proficiency in guiding optimal patient care pathways. This is Part 1 of a 2-part series.

Dupuytren's Disease: Current Practice And Treatment
Presented by Stephanie Ye, OTD, OTR/L, CHT, CMOT, CSCS
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Course: #6373Level: Advanced1 Hour
A review of epidemiology, risk factors, and current practices for the treatment of Dupuytren’s disease will be discussed in this course. It will review current practice evaluation processes, as well as conservative and/or surgical intervention ideas for this condition for the return to independence with all meaningful occupations.

Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Clinician's Approach To Diagnosis, Complications, And Rehabilitation, Part 2
Presented by Rina Pandya, PT, DPT, FHEA, PGLTHE
Live WebinarTue, Jul 23, 2024 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #6404Level: Advanced2 Hours
This course discusses the anatomical structures and arthrokinematics of the shoulder joint, which are essential for successful rehabilitation following shoulder arthroplasty. Participants will gain insights into recognizing indications for Total Shoulder Arthroplasty (TSA), distinguishing between diverse pathologies, and understanding conditions warranting TSA intervention. Additionally, attendees will hone their skills in conducting thorough pre-operative assessments for patients slated for shoulder arthroplasty, enhancing their proficiency in guiding optimal patient care pathways. This is Part 2 of a 2-part series.

Human-Interfacing Robots For Functional Upper Extremity Rehabilitation
Presented by Ashley Gatewood, OTR/L, CSRS
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Course: #6368Level: Advanced1 Hour
A review of the history, design, and clinical benefits of robotics in upper extremity treatment will be provided in this course. The knowledge needed to select a system for use and implementation in clinical practice based on the patient population will also be addressed.

Administering The Fugl-Meyer Assessment For The Upper Extremity
Presented by Veronica T. Rowe, PhD, OTR/L
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Course: #6289Level: Introductory1 Hour
The Fugl-Meyer Assessment for the Upper Extremity (FMA-UE) is widely used as the gold standard in stroke research. Therapists will learn how to administer this standardized neurorehabilitation assessment of motor impairment for the hemiparetic arm and hand through detailed instructions and video demonstrations.

Cultural Humility And Competency In Occupational Therapy: Looking Through The Lens Of Real Life Experiences
Presented by Valeri Calhoun, MS, OTR/L, CHT
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Course: #6300Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Cultural humility and competence for occupational therapists in international and domestic therapeutic settings will be covered in this course. It will include experiential scenarios for providing services and outline skills used to maintain cultural sensitivity and competence while engaged in OT services.

Stroke, Electrical Stimulation, And Therapy
Presented by Amy Friedl, MS, OTR/L
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Course: #6251Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The use of electrical stimulation with individuals post-stroke will be discussed in this course. Background information about electrical stimulators, their use, and practical tips in the clinic will also be provided.

Humeral Fractures: Proximal, Shaft, And Distal, Part 2
Presented by Rina Pandya, PT, DPT, APTA (USA) HCPC (UK), MCSP (UK)
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Course: #6221Level: Advanced1.5 Hours
Key considerations in the initial management, surgical interventions, and the essential role of occupational therapy in the comprehensive rehabilitation process for humeral fractures will be explored. Evidence-based approaches to maximize recovery, enhance mobility, and restore strength in patients with humeral fractures will also be discussed.

Humeral Fractures: Proximal, Shaft, And Distal, Part 1
Presented by Rina Pandya, PT, DPT, APTA (USA) HCPC (UK), MCSP (UK)
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Course: #6220Level: Advanced1.5 Hours
The anatomy of the humerus, the different types of fractures, and their underlying causes will be reviewed in this course.

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