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Case Studies for the Master Clinician: Brachial Plexus Birth Injury
Presented by Patti Sharp, OTD, MS, OTR/L
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Course: #3795Level: Advanced3 Hours
This course will briefly review the brachial plexus and walk the learner through prolonged treatment of a child with a brachial plexus birth injury. Topics covered include epidemiology, presentation, assessment, surgical and therapeutic management.

20Q: Adaptive Equipment Pioneer
Presented by Fred Sammons, PhD (HON), OT, FAOTA
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Course: #3821Level: 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. This course is part of an exciting new series on OccupationalTherapy.com designed as a salute to the OT pioneers with contributing editor Dr. Franklin Stein. It is presented in an engaging Q & A format and highlights the OT pioneer's journey into occupational therapy and research accomplishments.

Phalanx Fractures: Achieving Best Outcomes
Presented by Rachel Pigott, OTR/L, CHT
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Course: #3769Level: 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
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Course: #3768Level: 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
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Course: #3571Level: 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
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Course: #3677Level: 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
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Course: #3671Level: 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.

Maximizing Core Retraining - Part 2
Presented by Jennifer Stone, PT, DPT, OCS, PHC
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Course: #9341Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course covers details of core anatomy, physiology, and an overview of the history and current best evidence for neuromotor retraining. Participants will come away from the course with the ability to incorporate advanced level thinking and skills in this area with their patients. This is part 2 of a two-part series.

Maximizing Core Retraining - Part 1
Presented by Jennifer Stone, PT, DPT, OCS, PHC
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Course: #9336Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course covers details of core anatomy, physiology, and an overview of the history and current best evidence for neuromotor retraining. Participants will come away from the course with the ability to incorporate advanced level thinking and skills in this area with their patients. This is part 1 of a two-part series.

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
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Course: #3627Level: 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. Please be advised, this is an advanced course in hand topics. To fully understand the course, you need to download all supplemental materials.