Hand, Upper Extremity, And Orthopedics CEU Courses for OTs

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Multidisciplinary Teams Care Approach: A Successful Collaboration Model for Comprehensive Joint Replacement Center
Presented by Manisha Sheth, OTD, OTR/L
Live WebinarThu, Oct 24, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT   Starts in 19h 25m
Course: #4428Level: Advanced1 Hour
The purpose of this short course is to provide an advanced level of information to occupational therapy practitioners about multidisciplinary team model as it relates to comprehensive joint replacement surgery and how to develop and implement a collaborative practice with other disciplines such as physical therapy, nursing, and physician’s assistant across the continuum of care.

Current Topics in Upper Limb Loss and Difference: Unlimbited Wellness and Secondary Conditions
Presented by Debra Latour, OTD, M.Ed. Advanced Practice of Occupational Therapy, OTR/L
Live WebinarMon, Nov 11, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #4477Level: Advanced1 Hour
Individuals with upper limb loss/difference (ULL/D) are likely to encounter secondary conditions that include pain, overuse and perceptions of isolation, and social stigma often require specialized services, including occupational therapy that may be difficult to access. Today’s course highlights the development, implementation, and evaluation of a telehealth program that offered preventive information, strategies, and peer interaction.

Current Topics in Upper Limb Loss and Difference: Problem Solving Complex Issues with Pediatric Upper Limb Loss Difference
Presented by Vivian Yip, OTD, MA, OTR/L
Live WebinarTue, Nov 12, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #4453Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course will provide clinicians strategies and tools to guide care for unique children with various involvement of limb differences and their families to participate in everyday activities and daily living skills.

Current Topics in Upper Limb Loss and Difference: OT for Targeted Muscle Reinnervation and Pattern Recognition Control
Presented by Kristi Turner, DHSc, OTR/L
Live WebinarWed, Nov 13, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #4471Level: Advanced1 Hour
Targeted Muscle Reinnervation is a surgical procedure that moves the remaining residual limb nerves into musculature in the residual limb. The basic concepts and therapy of Targeted Muscle Reinnervation, as well as pattern recognition control, will be described.

Current Topics in Upper Limb Loss and Difference: Bilateral Upper Limb Loss
Presented by Shawn Swanson Johnson, OTR/L
Live WebinarThu, Nov 14, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #4443Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course will focus on bilateral upper extremity limb loss, pre-prosthetic and post prosthetic therapy needs, and ideas and resources for the bilateral upper limb loss/absence individual. It will also provide information on adaptive equipment for ADL’s.

Current Topics in Upper Limb Loss and Difference: Electronic Multi-Articulating Hands and Digits, Toe-to-Hand Transfers, and Hand Transplantations
Presented by Diane J. Atkins, OTR/L, FISPO
Live WebinarFri, Nov 15, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #4444Level: Advanced1 Hour
This presentation is designed to capture the current advances in electric multi-articulating hands, hand transplantation, and toe-to-hand transfers. Functional and quality of life outcomes will be shared as well as several videos that will demonstrate the functional abilities of individuals who have been recipients of these advanced procedures.

Examination And Assessment For The Upper Extremity: Part 2
Presented by Valeri Calhoun, MS, OTR/L, CHT
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Course: #4359Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is the second course in a 2-part series that will provide clinical assessment tools and guidelines to utilize in the treatment planning for the upper extremity involved population. This session will focus on the screening and assessment of motion, sensibility, strength, and dexterity.

The Lymphatic System and Yoga: Integrating Holistic Strategies into Therapy
Presented by Kim Burns, OTR/L, CLT
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Course: #4353Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The Lymphatic System, an important part of the Vascular and Immune System, relies on movements of the muscles and other vibrations within the body to transport and remove cellular matter for internal balance of fluid. Yoga supports decongestion through practice of whole body movements, breathing, and alignment techniques to support healthy circulation and waste removal.

Examination And Assessment For The Upper Extremity: Part 1
Presented by Valeri Calhoun, MS, OTR/L, CHT
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Course: #4337Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is the first course in a 2-part series that will provide clinical assessment tools and guidelines to utilize in the treatment planning for the upper extremity involved population. This session will focus on the screening and assessment of pain, wounds, scars, vascular, and edema.

Practical Application Of Ergonomic Principles: Preventing Musculoskeletal Disorders In New Mothers
Presented by Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT
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Course: #4335Level: Introductory1 Hour
This presentation will explore the ergonomic risk factors associated with caring for a baby while looking at postpartum mothers as a specialized population. Practical strategies to prevent or reduce the occurrence of musculoskeletal disorders will be discussed.