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Upper Extremity Assessments, Part 2
Presented by Marie Pace, M.H.S., OTR/L, CHT
Video
Course: #5198Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will cover the topic of assessment in hand therapy. Included in the course are a review of goniometry within the hand and thumb, edema measurement, and functional assessment tools. This is Part 2 of a 2-part course.

Upper Extremity Assessments, Part 1
Presented by Marie Pace, M.H.S., OTR/L, CHT
Video
Course: #5197Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will cover the topic of assessment in hand therapy. Included in the course are a review of goniometry within the hand and thumb, edema measurement, and functional assessment tools. This is Part 1 of a 2-part course.

Understanding Lymphedema: Anatomy, Pathophysiology and Treatment
Presented by Linda Grenus, OTR/L, CHT, CLT
Video
Course: #5154Level: Introductory1 Hour
Understanding lymphedema is an introductory course that will review the lymphatic system anatomy, pathophysiology, and indications/contraindications to treatment. At-risk individuals with types of cancers and vascular disorders associated with lymphedema as well as techniques for the non-CLT client will be presented.

Upper Extremity Reconstructive Surgery for Tetraplegia: The Role of OT
Presented by Rebecca Martin, OTR/L, OTD, CPAM, CKTP
Video
Course: #5151Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course will review 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.

Post-Op Management of Thumb Arthroplasty: An Overview
Presented by Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT, CEAS
Video
Course: #5129Level: Introductory1 Hour
Occupational therapy practitioners play an important role in educating clients on what to expect after surgery including guidance of post-operative therapy protocols and returning to function. This course will discuss the surgical management of CMC thumb arthritis, specifically the ligament reconstruction and tendon interposition (LRTI) surgery as well as post-operative expectations.

Knee Joint Arthroplasty: A Review for the Occupational Therapist
Presented by Scott Cheatham, PhD, DPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS
Video
Course: #4967Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Joint arthroplasty is a common surgical procedure in middle age and older individuals who suffer from an arthritic or damaged joint. This two-part series will provide an evidence-based review of common hip and knee arthroplasty procedures along with post-surgical management strategies. Part 2 of this series will discuss knee joint arthroplasty.

Hip Joint Arthroplasty: A Review for the Occupational Therapist
Presented by Scott Cheatham, PhD, DPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS
Video
Course: #4966Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Joint arthroplasty is a common surgical procedure in middle age and older individuals who suffer from an arthritic or damaged joint. This two-part series will provide an evidence-based review of common hip and knee arthroplasty procedures along with post-surgical management strategies. Part 1 of this series will discuss hip joint arthroplasty.

Rehabilitation of Intrinsic Muscle Pathology
Presented by Paul Bonzani, MHS, OTR/L, CHT
Video
Course: #5096Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course reviews normal biomechanical function of the intrinsic mechanisms of digital function as a basis for understanding pathomechanics due to soft tissue and neural injuries affecting the hand. Remediation strategies to prevent deformity and enhance occupational performance are presented.

Dynamic Splinting: Splinting for Special Populations, Part 4
Presented by Kirsten Davin, OTD, OTR/L, ATP, SMS
Video
Course: #5067Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course offers a closer look at the benefits and inherent risks associated with the application of dynamic splinting in conjunction with specific population groups. Specific methods and applications are discussed for use with clients who present with long-term dynamic splinting needs.

Dynamic Splinting: Splinting for Elbow Function, Part 3
Presented by Kirsten Davin, OTD, OTR/L, ATP, SMS
Video
Course: #5066Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course reviews the world of dynamic splint fabrication and application via an examination of the methods associated with fabricating and/or implementing dynamic elbow splints to manage a client’s elbow and forearm-based range of motion, support, and joint protection needs. Custom and pre-fabricated designs are discussed and compared.