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Hand, Upper Extremity, And Orthopedics CEU Courses for OTs

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The Neurologic Shoulder: Addressing Shoulder Pain and Subluxation
Presented by Salvador Bondoc, OTD, OTR/L, BCPR, CHT, FAOTA
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Course: #3542Level: 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.

Beyond the Basics - Putting Aquatic Therapy into Practice
Presented by Kathleen Dwyer, OTR/L, CHT
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Course: #3408Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
Beyond the Basics will take one step further from our basic’s course and give you resources to put aquatic therapy into practice today. We will get into the details of how you can greatly impact your patients with the use of aquatic therapy in your treatment plans. We will gather new tools for the old tool box and learn how to use the water with your appropriate patients. We will discuss the importance of how you document aquatic therapy so that the insurance companies continue to reimburse for these services.

OT's Role in Joint Replacement
Presented by Manisha Sheth, OTD, OTR/L
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Course: #3452Level: 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.

Treatment Algorithms in the Wrist: The Basics
Presented by Rachel Pigott, OTR/L, CHT
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Course: #3465Level: 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.

Evaluating the Wrist: Back to the Basics
Presented by Rachel Pigott, OTR/L, CHT
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Course: #3423Level: Introductory1 Hour
This webinar will introduce the learner to the basic tenets of wrist evaluation. Attendees will learn to decide which testing is appropriate based upon patient report and symptoms guided by knowledge of anatomical structures. In addition, interpretation of findings will be examined in order to develop an appropriate client centered plan of care.

Aquatic Therapy Basics - Principles and Benefits
Presented by Kathleen Dwyer, OTR/L, CHT
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Course: #3407Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
Aquatic Therapy Basics will focus on why we use water as a modality in our clinics. We will discuss the principles of water and how these impact our treatments. We will learn the contraindications, precautions and how the major systems of the body are impacted by the principles of water. Finally, we will discuss the therapeutic benefits of the use of water with a case study review.

Tendon Trauma: Keys to Optimal Outcomes (Day 5)
Presented by Rebecca Neiduski, Ph.D., OTR/L, CHT
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Course: #3211Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course will explore clinical reasoning following traumatic flexor tendon injuries to the upper extremity. From mechanism of injury to progression of therapy, participants will be challenged to use clinical data to drive treatment planning and measure outcomes.

This course is part of the "Management of Upper Extremity Trauma" Virtual Conference - Day 5.

Occupational Therapist's Management of Upper Extremity Burns (Day 4)
Presented by Nora Barrett, MS, OTR/L, CHT
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Course: #3192Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course will cover occupational therapist’s management of upper extremity and hand burns from acute injury through scar formation with rehabilitation implications including edema management, orthotics, precautions and appropriate exercise throughout each phase. Wound coverings, dressings and scar management techniques will be addressed.

This course is part of the "Management of Upper Extremity Trauma" Virtual Conference- Day 4.

Management of Upper Extremity Nerve Injury (Day 3)
Presented by Christine Novak, PhD, PT
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Course: #3215Level: Advanced1 Hour
Patients with a traumatic peripheral nerve injury can present with a broad spectrum of sensory and/or motor dysfunction and can be challenging to assess and treat. This course will review the assessment and management of patients after traumatic upper extremity nerve injury.

This course is part of the "Management of Upper Extremity Trauma" Virtual Conference - Day 3.

Wrist Detective: Investigating Traumatic Wrist Injuries (Day 2)
Presented by Rachel Pigott, OTR/L, CHT
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Course: #3186Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course will investigate three common FOOSH (fall on outstretched hand) injuries. The wrist detective will learn methods used in diagnosing these injuries, factors associated with greater severity of injury and both surgical intervention and rehabilitation post surgically.

This course is part of the "Management of Upper Extremity Trauma" Virtual Conference - Day 2.