OccupationalTherapy.com Phone: 866-782-9924

Hand/Upper Extremity/Orthopedics CEU Courses for OTs

Filter:
Live Webinars
Video
Text
Audio

Searching all 75 courses


20Q: Adaptive Equipment Pioneer
Presented by Fred Sammons, PhD (HON), OT, FAOTA
Text
Course: #3821 Level: Introductory1 Hour
In our 20Q, we are talking to Fred Sammons, one of the early pioneers in occupational therapy. He has been an occupational therapist for over 60 years. During that time, he has been an innovator in designing, manufacturing, and distributing adaptive equipment for people with disabilities while collaborating with occupational therapists and clients to identify needs and to generate product ideas.

Phalanx Fractures: Achieving Best Outcomes
Presented by Rachel Pigott, OTR/L, CHT
Video
Course: #3769 Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course will examine biomechanical and anatomical factors which impact choice in initial conservative or surgical intervention for phalanx fractures. Evidence based rehabilitation methods for best outcomes in phalanx fractures will be outlined including strategies to address potential complications.

Metacarpal Fractures: Achieving Best Outcomes
Presented by Rachel Pigott, OTR/L, CHT
Video
Course: #3768 Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course will examine biomechanical and anatomical factors which impact choice in initial conservative or surgical intervention for metacarpal fractures. Evidence based rehabilitation methods for best outcomes in metacarpal fractures will be outlined including strategies to address potential complications.

Thumbs Up For Function: Orthoses For The Osteoarthritic CMC Joint
Presented by Jeanine Beasley, Ed.D., OTR, CHT, FAOTA
Video
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.

Using PNF to Improve Upper Extremity and Trunk Function
Presented by Brian Hickman, PT, DPT, NCS, GCS, CSRS
Video
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.

Management of the Hemiplegic Shoulder
Presented by Christine Griffin, OTR/L, MS, BCPR
Video
Course: #3671 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Occupational performance for stroke patients is limited by hemiplegia of the shoulder complex and upper limb. Discussion will include anatomy of the shoulder and scapula, biomechanics, evaluation of the hemiplegic shoulder complex and trunk, and current evidence for treatment techniques and interventions such as NMES, taping, pain management, and functional use.

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
Video
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
VideoText
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
VideoText
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
VideoText
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.