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Hand/Upper Extremity/Orthopedics CEU Courses for OTs

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Using PNF to Improve Upper Extremity and Trunk Function
Presented by Brian Hickman, PT, DPT, NCS, GCS, CSRS
Live WebinarTue, Mar 20, 2018 at 10:00 am EDT
Course: #3677 Level: Introductory2 Hours
Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) is a technique that can help therapists optimize the efficiency, strength, and quality of movement in a wide variety of patients and situations. This course will describe how PNF can be integrated into practice to improve upper extremity function and ADL performance.

Thumbs Up For Function: Orthoses For The Osteoarthritic CMC Joint
Presented by Jeanine Beasley, Ed.D., OTR, CHT, FAOTA
Live WebinarThu, Mar 22, 2018 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #3571 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
A wide variety of orthotic designs are utilized by the occupational therapist (OT) to treat the painful osteoarthritic (OA) carpometacarpal (CMC) joint of the thumb. The purpose of this webinar is to provide the OT with an update of evidenced based orthotic interventions for the OA CMC joint to: reduce pain, increase pinch strength, increase joint stability and increase function.

Case Studies for the Master Clinician: The Manchester Short Splint for Flexor Tendon Rehabilitation
Presented by Rebecca Neiduski, Ph.D., OTR/L, CHT, Janice Rocker, OTD, OTR/L, CHT
Course: #3627 Level: Advanced1.5 Hour
This case study will examine flexor tendon rehabilitation using the Manchester Short Splint. It will provide a comprehensive overview of this treatment and provide a review of the current literature.

Hydroneurolysis: A Non-Invasive Carpal Tunnel Release and Therapeutic Recovery
Presented by Krysta Rives, BS, COTA/L, CKTP
Course: #3473 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will introduce participants to a non-invasive carpal tunnel release procedure performed under ultrasound guidance. Learners will become familiar with basic anatomy, assessments, and therapeutic interventions relating to this procedure.

Therapy Management of Burn Injuries
Presented by Alicia Jordan, PT, DPT
Course: #3549 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will provide the learner with basic information on the integumentary system, burn wound classification, burn wound healing, and therapy management of burn injuries based on classification.

Amputation Rehabilitation: The Military Experience
Presented by Annemarie Orr, OTD, OTR/L
Course: #3552 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will provide an overview of occupational therapy’s role in the rehabilitation of amputations in a military setting. The phases of rehabilitation, client-centered goals, and occupation based interventions for the care of service members with amputations will be discussed.

The Neurologic Shoulder: Addressing Shoulder Pain and Subluxation
Presented by Salvador Bondoc, OTD, OTR/L, BCPR, CHT, FAOTA
Course: #3542 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Glenohumeral pain and subluxation are a common complication of stroke. While occupational therapy practitioners recognize these conditions and their negative consequences on functional outcomes, they are poorly understood and often not addressed adequately. This short course is intended to promote an in-depth understanding of glenohumeral pain and subluxation and provide options for evidence-based interventions.

Custom Orthoses for Common Upper Extremity Conditions
Presented by Mike Szekeres, PhD, OT Reg (Ont.), CHT
Course: #3496 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This introductory level course will discuss the relevant anatomical landmarks and biomechanics of custom orthosis fabrication. The second half of the course will discuss orthotic options for common conditions seen by hand therapists.

Treatment Algorithms in the Wrist: The Basics
Presented by Rachel Pigott, OTR/L, CHT
Course: #3465 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This webinar will walk the learner through problem solving appropriate treatment plans, precautions, and home exercise programs for a variety of diagnoses. The attendees will learn multiple interventions appropriate to address noted deficits and achieve maximal functional outcomes for their patients.

OT's Role in Joint Replacement
Presented by Manisha Sheth, OTD, OTR/L
Course: #3452 Level: Introductory2 Hours
The purpose of this presentation is to provide introductory information to OT practitioners about the new technology, important role of occupational therapy and about pre-operative assessment and education to enhance occupational performance of clients undergoing joint replacement surgery.